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Eagles trim roster to 80

Elvis Akpla

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Elvis Akpla (88) makes a catch during the teams NFL football training camp at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)


The Eagles have landed at 80 players on the roster.

The first 10 to go as Philly moves to 75 are receiver Elvis Akpla (pictured), safety Wade Bonner, defensive end Xavier Brown, receiver Brian Hernandez, receiver McKay Jacobson, receiver Tiger Jones, guard Alfred McCullough, safety Tom Nelson, cornerback Kevin Thomas, and tackle Thomas Welch.

Kevin Thomas arrived via a trade with the Colts. The rest were rookie free agents and other young, unestablished players.

The Eagles have to make five more roster moves by Monday at 4:00 p.m. ET.