Predicting the 53-man roster

In Thursday morning's paper, I predicted how I thought the 53-man roster would look following Saturday's final cuts. Here's the story online, but here's the breakdown without the extra gibber:

OFFENSE (24)

Quarterback (3)
In: 
Kevin Kolb, Michael Vick and Mike Kafka.
Out: None.

Running back (4)
In:
 LeSean McCoy, Mike Bell, Eldra Buckley and fullback Leonard Weaver.
Out: Martell Mallett and J.J. Arrington.

Wide receiver (5)
In:
DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, Jason Avant, Riley Cooper and Hank Baskett.
Out: Kelley Washington, Chad Hall, Jordan Norwood and Dobson Collins.

Tight end (2)
In:
Brent Celek and Clay Harbor.
Out: Cornelius Ingram and Nate Lawrie.

Offensive line (10)
In:
Jason Peters, Winston Justice, Jamaal Jackson, Todd Herremans, Stacy Andrews, Nick Cole, Mike McGlynn, Max Jean-Gilles, Austin Howard and King Dunlap.
Out: Fenuki Tupou, A.Q. Shipley, Dallas Reynolds and Jeraill McCuller.

DEFENSE (26)

Defensive line (9)
In:
Trent Cole, Brandon Graham, Juqua Parker, Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, Darryl Tapp, Mike Patterson, Brodrick Bunkley, Trevor Laws and Antonio Dixon.
Out: Eric Moncor, Pannel Egboh, Jeff Owens, Boo Robinson.

Linebacker (7)
In:
 Stewart Bradley, Ernie Sims, Akeem Jordan, Omar Gaither, Keenan Clayton, Jamar Chaney and Moise Fokou.
Out: Tracy White.

Defensive back (10)
In:
Asante Samuel, Ellis Hobbs, Trevard Lindley, Joselio Hanson, Dimitri Patterson, Quintin Mikell, Nate Allen, Quintin Demps, Kurt Coleman and Macho Harris.
Out: David Pender, Geoff Pope, Jorrick Calvin and Anthony Scirrotto.

SPECIALISTS (3)

In: Kicker David Akers, punter Sav Rocca, and long snapper Jon Dorenbos.
Out: None.

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