NFL Cuts 2014: Most Surprising Names Available After Latest Roster Moves

August 26, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A few well-known NFL players are on the open market after failing to survive the latest rounds of cuts.
After the third week of the preseason, organizations were forced to cut their rosters down to 75 players. This usually eliminates those on the brink of the practice squad, including undrafted free agents and others with limited regular-season experience.
However, there were a few exceptions around the league with veteran players getting their pink slips early on in the process. While it remains to be seen whether they will get jobs elsewhere, these cuts were certainly surprising.
Thad Lewis, Quarterback
While EJ Manuel was known as the clear starter for the Buffalo Bills, most believed Thad Lewis would be able to remain on the roster as a backup. In six appearances last season, the former Duke quarterback finished with 1,092 passing yards with four touchdowns and three interceptions, accounting for an 81 passer rating.
This ended up not being the ...

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