Philadelphia Eagles veterans who might be surprisingly cut this Summer

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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Greg Ward

At this point, it seems unfair that Greg Ward would have to battle for his spot on the roster. There’s a part of every Philadelphia Eagles fan that tells you that you believe in your heart that Greg Ward has earned his wings.

Then again, the other parts of you speak more loudly, the parts that say this is how this game works. This is a business, and for a former undrafted free agent, this is how things go sometimes. The undrafted guys are often battling the highly-touted prospects to prove to everyone that they belong.

Greg Ward has done everything that the Eagles have asked of him. He’s been signed, and released and, re-signed so many times that even some of the most diehard Eagles fans have forgotten how many times it’s happened, but even though he was one of a handful of Birds that didn’t deserve the angst of a frustrated fan base, on a roster that currently houses ten wide receivers (Ward, J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, Jhamon Ausbon, Travis Fulgham, John Hightower, Quez Watkins, Andre Patton, Michael Walker, Jalen Reagor, and DeVonta Smith)

Here’s what’s even more frustrating. Since both of their arrivals, Greg Ward has been more productive than JJ Arcega-Whiteside, but raise your hands if you feel like there’s a chance that the Eagles brass would keep JJAW before they kept Greg.

You know it’s true, and that’s one of the things that make you scratch your head when you ask yourselves. It’s hard to wrap the mind around what this team is doing sometimes.