Sunday, February 14, 2016

Eagles trade for safety David Sims, set 53-man roster

UPDATED AT 9:46 p.m.

Eagles trade for safety David Sims, set 53-man roster

The Eagles picked up David Sims for a conditional draft pick Friday night. (Jeffrey Phelps/AP)
The Eagles picked up David Sims for a conditional draft pick Friday night. (Jeffrey Phelps/AP)

UPDATED AT 9:46 p.m.

The Eagles acquired safety David Sims from the Cleveland Browns for a conditional draft pick. They waived Julian Vandervelde.


The Eagles' final transaction on Friday night was waiving defensive tackle Antonio Dixon, the big-bodied run-stuffer who started 10 games in 2010. He was the 22nd player cut on Friday. 

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Here is the breakdown of the roster, which is subject to change in the coming days:


QB (3): Michael Vick, Nick Foles, Trent Edwards

RB/FB (5): LeSean McCoy, Dion Lewis, Bryce Brown, Chris Polk, Stanley Havili

WR (5): DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, Jason Avant, Riley Cooper, Damaris Johnson

TE (2): Brent Celek, Clay Harbor

OL (8): King Dunlap, Evan Mathis, Jason Kelce, Danny Watkins, Todd Herremans, Demetress Bell, Dennis Kelly, Dallas Reynolds

DL (10):Trent Cole, Cullen Jenkins, Derek Landri, Jason Babin, Phillip Hunt, Darryl Tapp, Brandon Graham, Vinny Curry, Fletcher Cox, Cedric Thornton

LB (6): DeMeco Ryans, Akeem Jordan, Mychael Kendricks, Jamar Chaney, Brian Rolle, Casey Matthews

CB (6): Nnamdi Asomugha, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Brandon Boykin, Curtis Marsh, Brandon Hughes, Trevard Lindley

S (5): Nate Allen, Kurt Coleman, Jaiquawn Jarrett, David Sims, Colt Anderson

ST (3): Alex Henery, Chas Henry, Jon Dorenbas

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