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Eagles 53 Man Roster Roster A Bit Imbalanced

The dust has settled, hundreds of players around the NFL have been cut and teams have settled on their 53 man roster. Of course, the frenzy kicks back up tomorrow as teams can begin constructing their practice squads and signing players who have been cut by other teams. So, just because a guy wasn't cut today doesn't mean his roster spot is safe. Knowing that, who might be candidates to lose their jobs in the next couple days? We could get some idea by looking at the positions where the Eagles have a surplus.

The offense is pretty well balanced numbers wise.

QB (3), RB (4), WR (5), TE (2), OL (9)

The defense has some areas that could be considered heavy.

DE (5), DT (5), LB (6), CB (6), S (5) Specialists (3)

I would say that there's an extra DT and an an extra corner in there. There's five safeties, but one is Colt Anderson, who is almost only special teams player. The DTs seem extra stocked because they decided to keep Cedric Thornton, but they've had injuries at that position all during camp, so it does make some sense that they kept an extra guy there.

Corner is the spot where it would seem like they have an extra guy. Brandon Hughes was a bit of a surprise to make the team and while I know the Eagles like him, he could certainly be a guy on the way out if they wanted to add another player, potentially a punt returner in the next week. Of course, Trevard Lindley could be a candidate to be cut as well.