NFL Release Tracker, Cut Down to Final Rosters

Vincent Frank
Written by Vincent Frank

You will see a list of names below of players who have been released throughout the National Football League as teams get down to their mandatory 53-man rosters.

Considering that each team has to shed 22 players from their rosters, our focus here is going to be to provide you with the biggest names of the bunch. We will update this throughout the weekend as news becomes available.

Player Position Team NFL Exp Career Starts Note
Pat McQuistan Tackle Arizona 9th Year 11 N/A
Isaac Sopoaga Nose Tackle Arizona 10th 89 63 starts from 2008-2011
Marcus Benard Linebacker Arizona 5th 3 14 career sacks
Pat Angerer Linebacker Atlanta 5th Year 39 16 starts for the Colts in 2011
Yawin Smallwood Linebacker Atlanta Rookie N/A 2014 4th round pick
John Simon Defensive End Baltimore 2nd N/A 2014 4th round pick
Tony Moeaki Tight End Buffalo 5th 29 1,009 career receiving yards
T.J. Graham Wide Receiver Buffalo 3rd 17 2012 3rd round pick, 54 career receptions
Doug Legursky Offensive Line Buffalo 6th 28 Started 11 games in 2013
M.D. Jennings Safety Chicago 4th 26 Started 16 games for Packers in 2013
Jeron Mastrud Tight End Chicago 5th 18 N/A
Kelvin Hayden Cornerback Chicago 10th 49 12 career interceptions
Dennis Roland Offensive Line Chicago 7th 30 N/A
Tyler Wilson Quarterback Cincinnati 2nd N/A Former Raiders 4th round pick
Sam Montgomery Defensive End Cincinnati 2nd N/A 2013 3rd round pick
Danieal Manning Safety Cincinnati 9th 91 11 career interceptions
BenJarvus Green-Ellis Running Back Cincinnati 7th 51 Two 1,000-yard rushing seasons
Devon Still Defensive Tackle Cincinnati 3rd N/A 2012 2nd round pick
Dion Lewis Running Back Cleveland 4th N/A N/A
Nate Burleson Wide Receiver Cleveland 12th 103 457 career receptions
Chris Ogbonnaya Running Back Cleveland 5th 12 1,374 total career yards
Leon McFadden Cornerback Cleveland 2nd 2 2013 3rd round pick
Ryan Williams Running Back Dallas 4th 3 2011 2nd round pick
Kevin Vickerson Defensive Tackle Denver 8th 43 Started 11 games in 2013
Duke Ihenacho Safety Denver 3rd 14 Started 14 games in 2013
Mikel Leshoure Running Back Detroit 4th 14 2011 2nd round pick, 1,012 yards in 2012
Brandon Harris Cornerback Houston 4th N/A 2001 2nd round pick
Quentin Groves Defensive End Houston 7th 29 8.5 career sacks
Kelvin Sheppard Linebacker Indianapolis 4th 31 N/A
J’Marcus Webb Offensive Tackle Kansas City 5th 44 Started 44 games in first three seasons
Nico Johnson Linebacker Kansas City 2nd 1 2013 4th round pick
Daniel Thomas Running Back Miami 4th 3 2011 2nd round pick, 1,603 total yards
Fred Evans Defensive Tackle Minnesota 8th 6 N/A
Greg Jones Fullback New Orleans 10th 72 1,384 total career yards
Champ Bailey Cornerback New Orleans 15th 212 12-time Pro Bowler, 52 interceptions
Robert Meachem Wide Receiver New Orleans 7th 33 171 career receptions for 2,800 yards
Josh Boyce Wide Receiver New England 2nd 3 2013 4th round pick
Jake Bequette Defensive End New England 3rd N/A 2012 3rd round pick
Jerel Worthy Defensive Tackle New England 3rd 4 2012 2nd round pick
Israel Idonije Defensive End New York (G) 11th 50 29 career sacks
Stephen Hill Wide Receiver New York (J) 3rd 19 2012 2nd round pick, 45 total receptions
Dimitri Patterson Cornerback New York (J) 10th 20 9 career interceptions, recently suspended
Daryl Richardson Running Back New York (J) 3rd 3 974 career total yards
Greg Little Wide Receiver Oakland 4th 41 155 career receptions for 1,821 yards
Alex Henery Kicker Philadelphia 4th N/A 338 career points, 2011 4th round pick
Kenjon Barner Running Back Philadelphia 2nd N/A Acquired in trade by Eagles just recently
Vincent Brown Wide Receiver San Diego 4th 16 60 career receptions for 801 yards
C.J. Spillman Safety San Francisco 6th 1 Outstanding special teamer
Adam Snyder Guard San Francisco 10th 87 N/A
Terrelle Pryor Quarterback Seattle 3rd 10 12 touchdowns in 10 career starts
Eric Winston Offensive Tackle Seattle 9th 119 Started all 16 games from 2007-2013
Michael Sam Defensive End St. Louis 1st N/A 2014 7th round pick
Anthony Gaitor Cornerback Tampa Bay 4th 2 N/A
Connor Barth Kicker Tampa Bay 7th N/A 437 career points
Larry English Linebacker Tampa Bay 6th 9 Former Chargers 1st round pick
Jamon Meredith Offensive Line Tampa Bay 6th 24 N/A
Marc Mariani Wide Receiver Tennessee 5th N/A Pro Bowler in 2010
Brian Robiskie Wide Receiver Tennessee 6th 14 Former Browns 2nd round pick
Phillip Thomas Safety Washington 2nd N/A 2013 4th round pick
Lache Seastrunk Running Back Washington 1st N/A Highly regarded 2014 draft prospect


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Vincent Frank

Vincent Frank

Editor-at-large, Sportsnaut.

“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” Rumi