Open Thread: Eagles Make Cuts To Get To 75

Chris Givens and Rueben Randle are notable cuts.

Chris Givens. (Jeff Fusco)

Chris Givens. (Jeff Fusco)

6:20 — The Eagles officially announced they are cutting eight players, including veteran wide receivers Chris Givens and Rueben RandleAndrew GardnerMike MartinRandall EvansDenzel RiceNick Perry, and John DePalma were also waived.

Joe Walker and Alex McCalister were both placed on the Injured Reserve list. The roster currently stands at 73 players.

2:55 — The Eagles released Chris Givens, according to NFL Network’s Rand Getlin. Assuming Philadelphia places Joe Walker on the Injured Reserve list, they still need to cut seven more players so they have 75 players on the roster by Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline.

The Eagles agreed to a one-year deal with Givens in March for a reported $840,000. According to Over the Cap, cutting Givens will cut the Eagles $180,000 in dead money.