NFC East: Nick Miller

The local broadcast of the Eagles' game in Jacksonville Saturday night included a recorded segment in which Chip Kelly talked about how tough it would be to cut players this week. These are young men who dream about playing in the NFL, Kelly said, and you have to tell them that dream isn't coming true, at least in Philadelphia.

It's something Kelly didn't have to do at Oregon, where he could have a virtually unlimited number of players on his roster.

While informing the players was no doubt tough, the decisions don't get really difficult until Saturday's final cut to 53.

On Sunday afternoon, the Eagles cut 10 players: defensive linemen Eddie McClam and Daryell Walker, offensive linemen Nic Purcell and Isaac Remington, tight ends Derek Carrier and Will Shaw, wide receiver Nick Miller, long snapper James Winchester, cornerback Eddie Whitley (waived injured) and punter Brad Wing.

The Eagles' roster stands at 78. They must get to 75 by Tuesday at 4 p.m. Eastern.

The inactives: Witten is a go

November, 26, 2009
11/26/09
3:54
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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (foot) will play against the Raiders today and he appears to be getting a good push off the line as he warms up right now.

Witten, considered to be one of the toughest players on the team, vowed to play against the Raiders, but the team's medical staff was very concerned about his mid-foot sprain, which is located halfway between his big toe and his ankle.

No one is worried about Witten's ability to run in the open field, but there was concern that he'd have trouble firing off the ball. We'll definitely keep our eye on Witten early in the game to see if he's limited in any way. Here are the inactives for today's game:

Cowboys: QB Stephen McGee (emergency), S Ken Hamlin, CB Cletis Gordon, LB Jason Williams, G Montrae Holland, C/G Duke Preston, T Marc Colombo, LB Curtis Johnson, LB Slade Norris

Raiders: WR Todd Watkins, LB David Nixon, T Khalif Barnes, T Erik Pears, WR Javon Walker, WR Nick Miller

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