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Vandervelde Waived; Roster At 75

On Tuesday, the Eagles waived G/C Julian Vandervelde with an injury settlement, completing the first wave of player cuts. Here's a complete table of the players that have been released ahead of Tuesday's 4 PM deadline:

TE Blake Annen Tough to crack lineup with Brent Celek, Zach Ertz and James Casey
OL Michael Bamiro Didn't make the leap in second year with squad
T Karim Barton Overcame much to get to NFL, depth at OL emerged in Training Camp
WR Kadron Boone Had chances to shine with injuries to position in Training Camp
WR B.J. Cunningham Spent better part of past three years with team, had touchdown nullified Thursday
OL Donald Hawkins Second-team O-line dominant in Training Camp
TE Emil Igwenagu Good blocker and special teams player
LB Jake Knott Facing four-game suspension to start 2014 season
DE Joe Kruger Emergence of Brandon Bair pushed down Kruger on depth chart
S Daytawion Lowe Unable stand out with depth at position
DE Frances Mays 6-foot-9 defensive end signed with Eagles as rookie free agent
DB Davon Morgan Great story, but versatile defensive back unable to stick
K Carey Spear Unable to push Alex Henery in Training Camp
G/C Julian Vandervelde Back injury limited playing time in Training Camp.
DE Alejandro Villanueva A true hero. Eagles knew Army Ranger was a project going into camp.

As it currently stands, the Eagles have 75 players on the roster. That number will be trimmed to 53 on Saturday at 4 PM. Head coach Chip Kelly explained on Saturday that the team wants to give the players the best possible chance to land on other rosters before the final week of the preseason.

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