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Alejandro Villanueva

Eagles practice. (Credit: Ed Benkin)

Eagles Release Cut List

Rather than wait for the first NFL cuts to be announced Tuesday in order to reach the 75-man limit, Eagles’ coach Chip Kelly wanted to give some players a chance to possibly catch on with other NFL teams by releasing them on Saturday.

08/23/2014

Jordan Lynch #36 of the Chicago Bears is gang-tackled by Frances Mays #61, Travis Long #57, Alejandro Villanueva #78 and Jason Phillips #52 of the Philadelphia Eagles.  (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Eagles Cut Alejandro Villanueva

Alejandro Villanueva was a long shot to begin with, and a fan favorite to make the Eagles, but there he was walking from the NovaCare Complex Saturday morning with a trash bag in his right hand and a content look on his face.

08/23/2014

Cornerback Jaylen Watkins #37 of the Philadelphia Eagles speaks to reporters during the rookie minicamp on May 16, 2014 at the NovaCare Complex in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Eagles Rookies Gather For 3-Day Mini-Camp

Many of the rookies are expected to make an immediate impact, but players such as fourth round draft choice Jaylen Watkins knows there is plenty of work to be done before the veterans arrive next week.

05/16/2014

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Eagles Sign U.S. Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva

The 25-year-old caught the Eagles attention at the Super Regional Combine in Detroit during April 12-13.

05/05/2014

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