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19 Tar Heels Named to NFL 53-Man Rosters


Saturday was the deadline for NFL teams to cut their rosters down to 53 players for the opening week of the season. 19 Tar Heels made the cut and 10 survived until the final week of preseason before being let go. Players not making a roster will become free agents or potentially be named to the practice squad. Here's who's in and who's out to start the season:

Named to NFL Rosters:

Arizona Cardinals: S Tre Boston, RB T.J. Logan

Baltimore Ravens: OL James Hurst

Buffalo Bills: C Russell Bodine

Carolina Panthers: RB Elijah Hood (IR), DE Julius Peppers, S Da'Norris Searcy, LB Andre Smith

Chicago Bears: QB Mitch Trubisky

Cincinnati Bengals: RB Giovani Bernard

Detroit Lions: DT Sylvester Williams

Indianapolis Colts: TE Eric Ebron

Miami Dolphins: DE Robert Quinn

New York Giants: LB Kareem Martin

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: CB M.J. Stewart

Philadelphia Eagles: WR Mack Hollins

Pittsburgh Steelers: WR Ryan Switzer

Seattle Seahawks: DT Nazair Jones

Washington Redskins: LB Zach Brown

NFL Roster Cuts:

Arizona Cardinals: WR Greg Little, CB Tim Scott

Buffalo Bills: WR Austin Proehl

Carolina Panthers: WR Bug Howard

Kansas City Chiefs: OT Bentley Spain

Miami Dolphins: LB Cayson Collins

New Orleans Saints: WR Brandon Tate, OL Landon Turner

Pittsburgh Steelers: OL R.J. Prince

San Francisco 49ers: G Jonathan Cooper

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