Eagles Cut Roster, Vick on Exempt List

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The Philadelphia Eagles reduced their rosters to the NFL’s 53-player limit –that includes seven wide receivers and two tight ends according to CSNPhilly.com.

Controversial quarterback Michael Vick was placed on the exempt list, meaning he cannot practice until he is placed on the active roster. He won’t be eligible to play until the third game of the season against the Kansas City Chiefs, according to a ruling by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Vick can’t practice with the team until he is placed on the roster.

“We can do that at any time," Eagles general manager Tom Heckert said. "We could put him on as soon as tomorrow, or up until the third week. And he can do anything with the team, attend meetings, everything, except practice.”

The Vick move allowed Eagles also kept veteran quarterback A.J. Feeley, who has been the subject of trade rumors.

Here is the full cut list: Running backs Lorenzo Booker and Kyle Eckel; fullback Marcus Mailei; wide receiver Danny Amendola; tight end Rob Myers and Schobel; offensive linemen Paul Fainaka and Dallas Reynolds; cornerbacks Ikegwuonu and Trae Williams; safety Reshard Langford; linebackers Matt Wilhelm and Tank Daniels; and defensive linemen Dan Klecko, Bryan Smith and Josh Gaines.
Rookie OT Fenuki Tupou, a fifth-round pick, has been placed on injured reserve with a chest injury.

Former second-round pick Reggie Brown could be the odd man out in the Eagle’s crowded receiver corps.

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