Eagles trim roster to 80 players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:20 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Eagles cut their roster down to 80 on Saturday by waiving 10 players.

Released were WR Elvis Akpla, S Wade Bonner, DE Xavier Brown, WR Brian Hernandez, WR McKay Jacobson, WR Tiger Jones, OG Alfred McCullough, S Tom Nelson, CB Kevin Thomas and OT Thomas Welch.

The team will still have to release five players to reach the 75-man limit by 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27.