As soon as the smoke settles on the 53-man roster, it is all the time enjoyable to take a breath and take a step again and see precisely how the Eagles received to the place they’re.
I broke down the 53-man roster by place, age, draft class and each different approach I may consider.
Here is what the Eagles have 12 days earlier than the season opener in Detroit.
New look checklist
Solely eight of the 53 guys on the roster had been right here earlier than 2018. The eight with Tremendous Bowl rings from Tremendous Bowl LII are Brandon Graham, Jason Kelce, Fletcher Cox, Lane Johnson, Isaac Seumalo, Rick Lovato, Derek Barnett and Jake Elliott.
There are 16 gamers who weren’t on their roster final 12 months and 34 who weren’t right here in 2020. So solely 19 who had been on the roster by way of 2019.
Constructing by way of the draft
All 5 picks within the 2022 draft made the staff and eight of the 9 from final 12 months — all however JaCoby Stevens. The ultimate checklist additionally consists of seven of the ten picks from 2020, so 20 of the 24 picks from the final three drafts are nonetheless right here.
In whole, there are 33 Eagles draft picks on the roster or 62 p.c of the complete roster. There are additionally two gamers who’ve been waived off the apply squad (Jake Elliott, Boston Scott), one participant acquired by way of waivers (Marcus Epps), six free brokers (Rick Lovato, James Bradberry, Javon Hargrave, Zach Pascal, Haason Reddick , Kyzir White ), 5 acquired by commerce (Darius Slay, Gardner Minshew, Josiah Scott, AJ Brown, Chauncey Gardner-Johnson) and 6 undrafted free brokers (TJ Edwards, Sua Opeta, Jack Stoll, Reed Blankenship, Josh Jobe , Josh Sills).
From the Draft Spherical
Of the 33 gamers on the roster that the Eagles drafted, eight are 1sstr– spherical picks, 5 had been taken in 2n.d spherical, 4 in 3st spherical, 5 in 4thone in 5theight within the sixth spherical and two within the seventhth.
Together with all gamers, there are 9 1’sstr– spherical robin, eight 2n.d– spherical selections, 5 3st– spherical, eight 4th-Rounds, two 5’sth– spherical, 10 6th– spherical, two 7’sth-Rounds and undrawn nines
Of these 9 undrafted gamers, three are undrafted rookies – Josh Sills, Reed Blankenship and Josh Jobe.
These are probably the most undrafted rookies the Eagles have stored on the beginning 53-man roster since 2016, after they stored Paul Turner, Dillon Gordon, Future Vaeao and CJ Smith. Additionally they held three in 2013 (Matt Tobin, Damion Sq., Jake Knott).
The 53-man roster consists of two quarterbacks, three operating backs, 5 huge receivers, three tight ends, 10 offensive linemen, 5 defensive tackles, 4 defensive ends, three SAM linebackers, 5 exterior linebackers, 5 linebackers, 5 corners and three. specialists.
To turn out to be youthful
A shocking variety of the Eagles’ cuts had been older gamers. They launched 4 gamers of their 30s and 4 others who’re 27 or older.
The present 53 consists of simply 5 gamers of their 30s and 23 who’re 24 or youthful. About 38 of the 53 – 72 p.c – are 26 or youthful.
Here is an entire breakdown of the roster by age as of Tuesday:
21 : Nakobe Dean.
22 : Jordan Davis.
23 : Reed Blankenship, Grant Calcaterra, Landon Dickerson, Kenny Gainwell, Cam Jurgens, Jalen Reagor, Josiah Scott, DeVonta Smith, Marlon Tuipulotu, Milton Williams.
24 : Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, Jalen Hurts, Tarron Jackson, Josh Jobe, Kyron Johnson, Patrick Johnson, Zech McPhearson, Josh Sills, Jack Stoll, Davion Taylor.
25 : Shaun Bradley, AJ Brown, Jack Driscoll, Jordan Mailata, Miles Sanders, Josh Sweat, Ok’Von Wallace.
26 : Derek Barnett, Andre Dillard, TJ Edwards, Marcus Epps, Avonte Maddox, Gardner Minshew, Sua Opeta, Kyzir White.
27 : Jake Elliott, Dallas Goedert, Zach Pascal, Haason Reddick, Boston Scott.
28 : Isaac Seumalo
29 : James Bradberry, Javon Hargrave, Rick Lovato, Arryn Siposs.
31 : Fletcher Cox, Darius Slay.
32 : Lane Johnson.
34 : Brandon Graham, Jason Kelce
Drafted by different groups
The present roster consists of 11 gamers drafted by different groups: Haason Reddick [1st round, Cardinals, 2017]Darius Slay [2nd round, Lions, 2013]James Bradberry [2nd round, Panthers, 2016]AJ Brown [2nd round, Titans, 2019]Javon Hargrave [3rd round, Steelers, 2016]Kyzir White [4th round, Chargers, 2018]Josiah Scott [4th round, Jaguars, 2020]Jake Elliott [5th round, Bengals, 2017]Boston Scott [6th round, Saints, 2018]Marcus Epps [6th round, Vikings, 2019]Gardner Minshew [6th round, Jaguars, 2019].
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