Philadelphia Eagles Cut Amon Gordon, Walter Mendenhall, Adam DiMichele


Published: July 7, 2009

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... their roster. They can only carry 80 players into training camp and had 82 signed, with Jeremy Maclin and LeSean McCoy still to go.

The three players released today were injured defensive tackle Amon Gordon, running back Walter Mendenhall, and quarterback Adam DiMichele (who most people didn't even know was at the OTAs).

The Eagles will still need to cut at least one more player heading into camp, and I would imagine it to be local punter from East Stroudsburg University, Ken Parrish.


The Implications of Amon Gordon's Release

Unfortunately, Gordon required what is definitely a season-ending, and possibly career-ending, surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon. The Eagles were going to need to cut some talented players, but this is not the way anyone wants to see a player depart.

It also looks as though Philadelphia took two rookie free agents to compete for the vacant defensive tackle position.

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