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NFL cuts 2018: Who's staying and who's going before the season starts

The deadline to reduce rosters to 53 players was Saturday.

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The preseason games are all complete, and now NFL teams have trimmed their rosters down to 53 players before Saturday’s deadline.

After four weeks of exhibition games the evaluation time is done, and roster battles will be decided. But getting cut doesn’t necessarily mean the end of the road for roster hopefuls, who will be waived and can potentially be claimed by other teams by 12 p.m. on Sunday.

We’ve had a few surprising cuts, especially at the wide receiver position. One of the biggest was the Bills releasing Corey Coleman. Buffalo traded for the wide receiver earlier in the offseason, but the team didn’t give much to get him — a seventh-round pick and cash. The Browns drafted Coleman with the 15th overall pick in 2016. Injuries have stunted his career; he’s only played 18 games.

Though more expected, the Ravens cut ties with one of their former first-round wide receivers: Breshad Perriman. With Martavis Bryant facing another drug suspension, the Raiders released him despite trading for Bryant just over four months ago.

The Colts cut productive defensive end John Simon, the Steelers are moving on from backup quarterback Landry Jones, the Cowboys released longtime kicker Dan Bailey, and the Texans did the same to their veteran punter, Shane Lechler.

Fans of Hard Knocks (spoiler alert) might be miffed to see some of their favorites, including Devon Cajuste, Carl Nassib, and Nate Orchard, get the ax.

After players were claimed off waivers Sunday, others found themselves without a job for now, including quarterbacks Paxton Lynch, Cardale Jones, and Davis Webb. Others who were cut on Saturday found new homes, like Kevin Hogan (to the Broncos) and WR Tanner McEvoy (to the Dolphins).

Others on the bubble kept their spots on the roster, including quarterback Robert Griffin III with the Ravens, running back Ameer Abdullah of the Lions, and cornerback Jason McCourty with the Patriots.

We also got a few trades, most notably the Raiders sending Khalil Mack to the Bears and then trading for backup QB AJ McCarron.

After the waiver period expires on Sunday, teams can establish a practice squad of up to 10 players from the group that was cut, provided they meet certain eligibility requirements. We’re tracking those signings here.

More cuts could be coming as teams sign players either hit the waiver wire or are free agents. We’ll keep track of the NFL cuts here as they are announced.

Arizona Cardinals cuts

Notable names: CB Chris Campbell, LB Scooby Wright III

Complete list of cuts: Revenge of the Birds

Atlanta Falcons cuts

Notable names: QB Kurt Benkert, QB Garrett Grayson, RB Terrence Magee, S Ron Parker, OL Austin Pasztor, DT Garrison Smith

Complete list of cuts: The Falcoholic

Baltimore Ravens cuts

Notable names: S Kai Nacua, WR Breshad Perriman

Complete list of cuts: Baltimore Beatdown

Buffalo Bills cuts

Notable names: WR Corey Coleman, TE Nick O’Leary, P Jon Ryan, WR Rod Streater

Complete list of cuts: Buffalo Rumblings

Carolina Panthers cuts

Notable names: QB Kyle Allen, RB Kenjon Barner, WR Rasheed Bailey, QB Garrett Gilbert, WR Mose Frazier,DE Daeshon Hall

Complete list of cuts: Cat Scratch Reader

Chicago Bears cuts

Notable names: RB Knile Davis, WR Tanner Gentry, DB Doran Grant, RB Ryan Nall

Complete list of cuts: Windy City Gridiron

Cincinnati Bengals cuts

Notable names: WR Moritz Boehringer, CB C.J. Goodwin, CB KeiVarae Russell

Complete list of cuts: Cincy Jungle

Cleveland Browns cuts

Notable names: TE Devon Cajuste, LB Justin Currie, WR Jeff Janis, DE Carl Nassib, DL Nate Orchard, QB Brogan Roback

Complete list of cuts: Dawgs By Nature

Dallas Cowboys cuts

Notable names: K Dan Bailey, DE Kony Ealy, OL Chaz Green, WR Lance Lenoir, DT Lewis Neal, RB Bo Scarbrough, DT Jihad Ward

Complete list of cuts: Blogging the Boys

Denver Broncos cuts

Notable names: WR Carlos Henderson, RB De’Angelo Henderson, QB Paxton Lynch, DE Clinton McDonald, OL Jeremiah Poutasi

Complete list of cuts: Mile High Report

Detroit Lions cuts

Notable names: C Wesley Johnson, CB Sterling Moore, QB Jake Rudock, CB DeShawn Shead, RB Dwayne Washington

Complete list of cuts: Pride of Detroit

Green Bay Packers cuts

Notable names: LB Vince Biegel, CB Demetri Goodson, RB Aaron Ripkowski

Complete list of cuts: Acme Packing Company

Houston Texans cuts

Notable names: S Treston Decoud, P Shane Lechler, WR Braxton Miller, S Corey Moore, OL David Quessenberry

Complete list of cuts: Battle Red Blog

Indianapolis Colts cuts

Notable names: S T.J. Green, DE John Simon, QB Phillip Walker

Complete list of cuts: Stampede Blue

Jacksonville Jaguars cuts

Notable names: WR Allen Lazard, QB Tanner Lee, RB Brandon Wilds

Complete list of cuts: Big Cat Country

Kansas City Chiefs cuts

Notable names: TE Jace Amaro, CB David Amerson, WR Daniel Braverman

Complete list of cuts: Arrowhead Pride

Los Angeles Chargers cuts

Notable names: K Roberto Aguayo, WR Dylan Cantrell, QB Cardale Jones, OL Spencer Pulley

Complete list of cuts: Bolts From The Blue

Los Angeles Rams cuts

Notable names: K Sam Ficken, OL Cornelius Lucas, QB Luis Perez, LB Ejuan Price

Complete list of cuts: Turf Show Times

Miami Dolphins cuts

Notable names: WR WR Leonte Carroo, K Greg Joseph, CB Tony Lippett

Complete list of cuts: The Phinsider

Minnesota Vikings cuts

Notable names: WR Cayleb Jones, WR Tavarres King, DE Brian Robison, WR Kendall Wright

Complete list of cuts: Daily Norseman

New England Patriots cuts

Notable names: QB Danny Etling, RB Mike Gillislee, CB Cyrus Jones, OL Jason King, WR Riley McCarron, WR Paul Turner, TE Will Tye

Complete list of cuts: Pats Pulpit

New Orleans Saints cuts

Notable names: WR Michael Floyd, LB Hau’oli Kikaha, QB Tom Savage WR Brandon Tate

Complete list of cuts: Canal Street Chronicles

New York Giants cuts

Notable names: DL A.J. Francis, LB Mark Herzlich, WR Roger Lewis, S Darian Thompson, QB Davis Webb

Complete list of cuts: Big Blue View

New York Jets cuts

Notable names: LB David Bass, WR Chad Hansen, LB Kevin Minter, RB Thomas Rawls, DL Kendall Reyes, TE Clive Walford, RB Charcandrick West

Complete list of cuts: Gang Green Nation

Oakland Raiders cuts

Notable names: WR Martavis Bryant, QB Connor Cook, DE Mario Edwards Jr., EJ Manuel, WR Griff Whalen

Complete list of cuts: Silver and Black Pride

Philadelphia Eagles cuts

Notable names: WR Kamar Aiken, QB Joe Callahan, QB Christian Hackenberg, RB Matt Jones, RB Donnel Pumphrey, WR Bryce Treggs

Complete list of cuts: Bleeding Green Nation

Pittsburgh Steelers cuts

Notable names: LB Keion Adams, QB Landry Jones, RB Fitzgerald Toussaint

Complete list of cuts: Behind the Steel Curtain

San Francisco 49ers cuts

Notable names: OL Jonathan Cooper, RB Jeremy McNichols, WR Aldrick Robinson, RB Joe Williams

Complete list of cuts: Niners Nation

Seattle Seahawks cuts

Notable names: S Maurice Alexander, WR Amara Darboh, QB Alex McGough

Complete list of cuts: Field Gulls

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cuts

Notable names: QB Austin Allen, S Josh Robinson, WR Bobo Wilson

Complete list of cuts: Bucs Nation

Tennessee Titans cuts

Notable names: QB Luke Falk, DE David King, DB Steven Terrell, RB Akrum Wadley

Complete list of cuts: Music City Miracles

Washington cuts

Notable names: RB Kapri Bibbs, OL T.J. Clemmings, QB Kevin Hogan, WR Brian Quick, DL Phil Taylor

Complete list of cuts: Hogs Haven