A dozen bubble players who are likely to be left off the Eagles' 53-man roster

Another training camp approaches, and that means guys are looking to extend their stay in Philly with the Eagles.

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Tarron Jackson, defensive end

Now in his third season, Tarron Jackson was available for all 17 games as a rookie and logged 18 tackles, a sack, and a forced fumble on 253 defensive snaps (and another 86 on special teams). Last year, however, he took a step backward as he spent much of his time on the practice squad and only played 40 total snaps on defense and special teams in 2022.

Can he prove to a new defensive coordinator that he belongs? We all will be watching to see what transpires.

Davion Taylor, linebacker

Davion Taylor has a similar story to Jackson's. He appeared in 12 games as a rookie with one start. In his second season, he racked up six starts on nine in-game appearances but missed the conclusion of the campaign after suffering a season-ending injury. In 2022, he spent the entire season on the practice squad. He's running out of chances to prove he should be a part of this team's long-term future.

Kyron Johnson, linebacker

Kyron Johnson was a sixth-round selection in 2022. That's it.. There isn't much to tell you other than that other than he earned eight tackles as a rookie.

Still, if we're being frank, Christian Elliss is simply a better player, particularly on special teams, and that's where both will try and earn their stripes because, frankly, the Birds carry ten listed linebackers on the 90-man roster, and they may only carry six on the 53-man roster.

Keep an eye on the training camp battles at every position. The Birds have a solid roster, and it's going to be tough for some of the guys on the bubble to make the team.