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Eagles Cut Kinne, 11 others

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Image courtesy Philly.com

The Philadelphia Eagles have cut 12 players, including former quarterback and current wide receiver GJ Kinne, in an effort to get to the league mandated roster maximum of 75 by September 1. Kinne, who changed positions in the offseason in an effort to make the roster, has spent the previous two seasons on the practice squad.

The Eagles also released wide receivers Josh ReeseMike Johnson, tight end Justin Tukes, offensive lineman Mike CocciaJared WheelerKevin Graf, defensive lineman Alfy HillJeremy Towns, linebacker Dasmun McCullom, cornerback Marc Anthony, and safety Brandan Bishop.

The Eagles current roster stands at 78 players prior to Tuesday’s 4pm cutdown deadline.