Marsh, Carmichael Gone

Two expected cuts in the secondary bring the cornerback situation to its simmer.

Minutes apart, it was confirmed that cornerbacks Curtis Marsh and Roc Carmichael had been released from the Eagles, per Jeff McLane and Geoff Mosher respectively.

Marsh, a third-round draft pick in 2011, played 24 games in Philadelphia. His career numbers were never anything to write home about, with 14 total tackles and two defensed passes, as well as no interceptions, over the better part of three seasons.

Marsh was facing heavy competition for a corner job this summer, but when pressed in against the Patriots among injured teammates, Marsh was completely lit up by Tom Brady and rookie Jimmy Garoppolo on August 15, becoming the avatar of a defense that couldn't get off the field.

Carmichael was one of many defenders to migrate from the Texans to the Eagles, but had little success in town. In 13 games last season, Carmichael accumulated 16 total tackles and three defensed passes, while serving mostly as outside gunner on special teams.

The cornerbacks being kept include Cary Williams, Bradley Fletcher, Brandon Boykin, Nolan Carroll, and fourth-round rookie Jaylen Watkins.

The moves bring the Eagles to ten total roster changes since Friday. With Lane Johnson's suspension, there are 11 more cuts to be made.

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