Philadelphia Eagles Release CB Jimmy Moreland Among Cuts
NFL teams had to get their rosters down from 90 to 85 players today, and the Philadelphia Eagles released two players Sunday afternoon and three more today.
The Eagles cut offensive lineman Will Dunkle and edge rusher Ali Fayad over the weekend and today parted ways with cornerback Jimmy Moreland, wide receiver Lance Lenoir and safety Jared Mayden, the team announced.
Moreland is the one player who had a shot to make the team, after he signed with the Eagles this offseason.
He played in 37 games over the past three years with Washington and Houston. The 2019 seventh-round pick did not play in Friday’s preseason opener against the New York Jets on Friday night.
The Eagles play their second preseason game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, youy can listen on 97.3 ESPN.
They will need to make five more cuts by Aug. 23 before picking their final 53 ahead of Aug. 30.