19 Tar Heels Named to NFL 53-Man Rosters
Posted Sep 2, 2018
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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