NFL teams have until Tuesday at 1PM PST to cut their rosters down to 75, and the purge has already started for some. I'm going to be in and out today but I'll try to keep this thread updated with any notables. Go ahead and throw in interesting names in the comments section. A great resource for following cuts is right here.
Former Seahawks' 2013 Draft pick Chris Harper has been released by the Packers. The Seahawks tried to get Harper to the practice squad last year at final cuts, but he was signed to the Niners' active roster. Prior to being cut by Seattle, the 4th rounder hadn't done enough in training camp and the preseason to beat out surprise standout Stephen Williams for the roster, but was subsequently released by San Francisco after a failed conversion to H-back. He'd been the subject of some hype in Green Bay this year but after the Packers drafted two receivers to add to their already stacked corps, the numbers game looked to be an issue for Harper.
The Bears cut former Seahawks' WR Greg Herd, along with former Cardinal S Adrian Wilson and RB Michael Ford, WR Kofi Hughes, OT Joe Long, CB Derricus Purdy, CB Peyton Thompson, DT Nate Collins, OL Dylan Gandy. Kofi Hughes might be a guy to monitor.
The Dolphins cut TE Michael Egnew, a former 3rd round flame out, but a guy to potentially keep an eye on because of his high level athleticism and because of Cooper Helfet's recent injuries. Miami also cut DB Jalil Brown and DT Micajah Reynolds.
The Eagles cut TE Blake Annen, another SPARQ'd up athlete that ran a 4.41 at 6'5, 250 during the draft process. The Seahawks may give him a look. Philly also cut OL Michael Bamiro, OL Karim Barton, WR Kadron Boone, WR B.J. Cunningham, OL Donald Hawkins, TE Emil Igwenagu, LB Jake Knott, DE Joe Kruger, S Daytawion Lowe, DE Frances Mays, S Davon Morgan, K Carey Spear, and DE Alejandro Villanueva.
The Lions cut G Alex Bullard, G A.J. Dalton, DT Gregory Hickman, RB Steven Miller, DE Kris Redding, and WR Conner Vernon. The Jets cut WR Jacoby Ford, TE Colin Anderson, FB Chad Young, DE Anthony Grady, CB Ras-I Dowling, T Bruce Campbell, LB Steele Divitto, OL Patrick Ford, K Andrew Furney, P Jacob Schum, RB Michael Smith, and OL Markus Zusevics.
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