Second-year Eagles who may be left off Philadelphia’s 53-man roster

Patrick Johnson #48, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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Storylines surrounding the Eagles roster will explode through training camp and as we approach final roster cuts

It doesn’t get much more routine that the beginning of training camp or the events that occur during its duration. Everyone knows why everyone shows up. The Philadelphia Eagles and the 31 other NFL franchises enter another season with zero wins and losses. Everyone has a chance.

At least that’s what they tell us. Try pitching that theory to Houston Texans and New York Giants fans.

90 men will enter the Novacare Complex. A 53-man roster will be forged in the fire, but these teams aren’t as patient as they once were. If you’re a young guy that sat on the bottom half of the roster in 2021, you may be sweating some.

. . Marlon Tuipulotu, defensive tackle. . player. 54.

The Eagles wrote Marlon Tuipulotu‘s name on a draft card during Round six of the NFL Draft in 2021, making him the 189th player taken. He appeared in five games and logged five tackles as a rookie. Some of the problems that he has are as follows:

Philly also drafted Milton Williams last year… but in Round 3. They drafted Jordan Davis in the first round this year. Fletcher Cox and Javon Hargrave are still on the team, and an undrafted free agent, Noah Elliss, is six-foot-four and 346. He more closely resembles what a nose tackle looks like if the Birds are indeed looking to transition to a 3-4 defensive scheme.

Philly likes Tuipulotu. They like him a lot actually, but he isn’t guaranteed a roster spot. The same can be said for a few other second-year Birds. Here they are in no particular order.