Not every player can make an NFL team's 53-man roster.
The Philadelphia Eagles had to store some good players on the practice squad this summer, but could still potentially find more use for these prospects if they continue to show promise or if an injury were to occur on the main roster.
One should not underestimate practice squad players. They are important to team depth and many have the potential to contribute and even start on other NFL teams.
Here is an analysis of every member of the 2012 Eagles practice squad.