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Tweetcap: Roster Cuts, Starters To Rest

Head coach Chip Kelly met with the media before Saturday's training session and explained that the team is already in the process of getting to the 75-man roster limit which will take effect Tuesday at 4 PM.

Chip Kelly: We're in the process of cutting roster down, official list soon ... Wasn't beneficial to have guys practice who won't play. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly says making most cuts today gives guys a chance to latch on somewhere. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly asked whether Cody Parkey was on Eagles' list after draft, says it was a free-for-all but Parkey was on the list. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly on kicker competition: We'll kick today, have kicking periods in practice and see chances we get in game ... Nothing else we can do. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly: McCoy, Maclin, Cary Williams and Boykin will all practice today. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly: I don't think Huff is a candidate for IR right now, don't have to make that decision yet. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly: Marcus Smith II looked more comfortable Thursday night, set the edge well, game might be slowing down for him. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly: 1s will start preparing for Jacksonville this week, 2s will focus on Jets. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly: Starters will not play Thursday night, Mark Sanchez will not play either. We want to see Matt Barkley have an extended look. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly: Allen Barbre has taken step forward throughout camp ... Did well in run game Thursday night. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly: Chris Polk is going to try to practice today ... Arrelious Benn had concussion, so will go through protocol. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly: Nate Allen probably won't play Thursday night, Earl Wolf will, he needs reps ... Jordan Matthews unlikely to play, depends on depth. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

Kelly: Travis Long is a guy to watch this week ... Did a very nice job against PIT at inside linebacker. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 23, 2014

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