Eagles cut veteran receivers Rueben Rand

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Eagles cut veteran receivers Rueben Rand

Postby sherry2018love Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:45 pm

The Philadelphia Eagles announced the release of eight players Sunday, but most notably were two veteran receivers.Rueben Randle and Chris Givens were among those waived, meaning the chances are good the Eagles will keep rookie Paul Turner.Turner, undrafted out of Louisiana Tech, has outperformed Givens with nine catches for 99 yards to just one 19-yard reception for Givens in three preseason games. Givens, a fourth-round Garrett Celek Jersey pick of the St. Louis Rams in 2012, signed a one-year contract worth $840,000 in March.The five-year veteran has 107 career receptions for 1,779 yards and five touchdowns.MORE: Fantasy football 2016 Top 200 players rankedRandle is well-known to Eagles fans after spending four years with the New York Giants. A second-round pick from NaVorro Bowman Jersey LSU in 2012, Randle had five catches for 26 yards this preseason. Randle has 188 receptions for 2,644 yards over his four-year career.Some of his best games were against the Eagles with 30 catches for 493 yards and five scores in eight games.He was a fantasy sleeper Ronnie Lott Jersey last year with 57 catches for 797 yards and eight touchdowns.But the acquisition of former Tenne see Titans receiver Dorial Green-Beckham made Randle expendable. In addition to Green-Beckham and Turner, the Eagles also have leading receiverJordan Matthews, second-year wideoutNelson Agholor, and versatile third-year player Josh Huff at the position.The Eagles also releasedlong snapper John DePalma, cornerback Randall Evans, offensive lineman San Francisco 49ers Jersey Andrew Gardner, defensive tackle Mike Martin, safety Nick Perry, and cornerback Denzel Rice. They placed defensive end Alex McCalister (calf) and linebackerJoe Walker(knee) on injured reserve to get down to the 75-player roster limit ahead of Tuesday's 4 p.m. deadline.

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