The dog days of the NFL preseason are coming to a close as the regular season is a week away, and that means there are a lot of players soon to be cut. However, there have been a few cuts already that have surprised fans, leaving them wondering why a team would let a particular player go.
But the NFL, at its heart, is a business, and many times players are cut because of money or lack of performance. There is always of a mix of veterans, youngsters and players bit by the injury bug who are let go as the season nears. Many will be signed back to the practice squad, but still a lot of players will be without a job.
There have been many cuts so far, and I'm going to take a look at the three most surprising.