30 Aug 2013
Now it's time for the easiest part of any coach's job. The cuts. Although I wasn't able to cut everyone I wanted to, I have cut a lot of you. Wendell is cut. Rudy is cut. Janey, you're gone. Steven, I like your hustle. [Steven smiles] That's why it was so hard to cut you.
NFL 53-man rosters are supposed to be finalized by Saturday. The link will take you to PFT's (continuously updated) list of cuts and reported cuts. Some big names that have been given the axe so far (as of 6:30 ET on Friday) include J'Marcus Webb, Brian Banks, Jake Ballard, and Matt Leinart.
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Just in case Sunday night did not make it clear, defense rules the NFL in 2016. The best teams in overall DVOA all combine top-five defenses with below-average offenses. The Eagles now lead the league in both defense and special teams and are back to No. 1 overall.