Preseason Week 3 brought its ups and downs for the Philadelphia Eagles.
On one hand, a dominant effort by the club’s starters in their final tune-up against the Pittsburgh Steelers showed us the Eagles are ready for the regular season to begin. However, that was followed a few days later with the team announcing a series of cuts as it prepares to trim the roster to the 75-player limit.
There were no major surprises in Philadelphia’s first wave of releases, and the team only has one more to go before Tuesday to get down to 75. But as the Eagles continue to work their way down toward the magic number of 53, we’ll learn a lot more about how the coaching staff and front office view the many ongoing position battles.
For now, we’re left to draw our own conclusions for one more week, as the Eagles prepare for their final exhibition game.
Here’s the latest on what we’ve learned this summer.