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Eagles Release Marquess Wilson, Randall Goforth

The Eagles announced Tuesday the release of wide receiver Marquess Wilson and cornerback Randall Goforth.

Wilson was signed by the Eagles to a reserve/future contract during the 2018 offseason. He was originally selected by the Bears in the 7th round (236th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. Wilson caught 56 passes for 777 yards and 3 TDs in 31 career games with Chicago.

In college at Washington State, Wilson appeared in 33 career games (27 starts) where he was a two-time all-conference selection. He finished 1st in school history with 3,207 career receiving yards and recorded the 2nd-most receptions (189) and receiving TDs (23) in school history.

Goforth signed with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft. He spent the 2017-18 season on the injured reserve list with a torn ACL he suffered in Training Camp.

Prior to entering the NFL, Goforth played at UCLA where he appeared in 53 games (44 starts) and finished his career with 252 tackles (162 solo) and 10 INTs. As a senior in 2016, Goforth earned honorable mention All-Pac-12 recognition. In 2015, he started 13 games and earned second-team All-Pac-12 accolades.

The Eagles are left with 11 wide receivers and seven cornerbacks on the active roster. Players report for Training Camp on Wednesday with the team's first practice beginning on Thursday.

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