NFL Cuts 2013: Free Agents That Will Find New Homes Quickly

August 31, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For approximately 704* NFL hopefuls, the days of Aug. 30 and Aug. 31 will lead to their livelihood being put in grave jeopardy.
NFL teams have until 6 p.m. ET Saturday to pare their rosters down to the 53 men they'll take into Week 1. While last week's round of cuts brought rosters down to 75 players and thus made the overall scope of pink-slippage lesser, Saturday's round of cuts will still see the equivalent of 13.28 full NFL rosters shown the door.
Among them, an overwhelming majority will be semi-anonymous. They'll be the types of players who came into camp knowing that a practice squad invite was probably the best they were going to do. The disappointment still rings the same, but the average fan probably wouldn't be able to do better than 70 percent on a "real name or fake name" test among the cuts.
For others, though, these rounds of cuts have been shocking. Every year it seems for whatever reason—too much depth, personality issues, monetary reasons, etc.&md...

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