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By Paul Bowman, Sports Talk Philly Editor

The Eagles have until Saturday, August 31 at 4.p.m. to trim the roster from 90 to 53.

Preseason is a big time for many players attempting to make the roster to prove why they should be one of the players included on the 53-man roster. That time is now complete and those players now await decisions.

Howie Roseman, Doug Pederson, and the rest of the staff have begun to make those decisions.

The first cut, and one that was glaringly obvious if you watched any of the preseason, is CB Jeremiah McKinnon, according to Dave Zangaro of NBC Sports Philadelphia.

CB Orlando Scandrick has been released according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.

WR Carlton Agudosi, Mike Kaye of NJ.com

OL Anthony Fabiano, NFL Agent Andy Ross

DT Kevin Wilkins, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network

OT Riley Mayfield, Dave Zangaro of NBCSports Philadelphia

LB Alex Singleton, Dave Zangaro of NBCSports Philadelphia

The Eagles announced a slew of moves, including the release or waiver of DE Kasim Edebali, DE Eli Harold, LB Hayes Pullard, TE Will Tye, S Trae Elston, S Deiondre' Hall, CB Ajene Harris, CB Josh Hawkins, QB Cody Kessler, WR Marken Michel, WR DeAndre Thompkins, RB Donnel Pumphrey, G Keegan Render, CB Sojourn Shelton, S Jason Thompson and LB Chris Worley.

Also announced was the waiving of DT Aziz Shittu, who could revert to the team's IR should he clear waivers, and TE Richard Rodgers' placement in injured reserve, ending his season.


The roster stands at 65 on Friday night, meaning 12 more players need to go to reach 53. There is reportedly interest in some of the Eagles running backs, so a trade could be coming.


This page will be updated as more cuts are released.

The Eagles roster still includes:

Quarterbacks (4): Carson Wentz, Nate Sudfeld, Josh McCown, Clayton Thorson

Running Backs (7): Miles Sanders, Jordan Howard, Darren Sproles, Corey Clement, Wendell Smallwood, Josh Adams, Boston Scott

Tight Ends (4): Zach Ertz, Dallas Goedert, Joshua Perkins, Alex Ellis

Wide Receivers (6): Alshon Jeffery, DeSean Jackson, Nelson Agholor, JJ Arcegia-Whiteside, Mack Hollins, Greg Ward Jr.

Offensive Linemen (13): Jason Peters, Isaac Seumalo, Jason Kelce, Brandon Brooks, Lane Johnson, Andre Dillard, Stefen Wisniewski, Jordan Mailata, Halapoulivaati Vaitai, Matt Pryor, Nate Herbig, Brett Toth, Sua Opeta

Defensive Tackles (5): Fletcher Cox, Malik Jackson, Tim Jernigan, Hassan Ridgeway, Treyvon Hester

Defensive Ends (6): Brandon Graham, Derek Barnett, Vinny Curry, Josh Sweat, Daeshon Hall, Shareef Miller

Linebackers (6): Nigel Bradham, Kamu Grugier-Hill, Zach Brown, Nate Gerry, LJ Fort, TJ Edwards

Cornerbacks (6): Ronald Darby, Sidney Jones, Rasul Douglas, Avonte Maddox, Cre'Von LeBlanc, Jalen Mills

Safeties (5): Malcolm Jenkins, Rodney McLeod, Andrew Sendejo, Johnathan Cyprien, Rudy Ford

Specialists (3): Jake Elliot, Rick Lovato, Cameron Johnston

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