The Eagles released wide receiver Arrelious Benn with an injury settlement, according to ESPN on Saturday. Benn suffered a concussion in the third week of preseason, but it was a back injury that caused him to land on the injury reserve to start the season before he was officially waived by Philadelphia.
The Eagles announced their final cuts to trim the roster to 53 players Saturday. The following players were all released Saturday: linebackers Emmanuel Acho and Josh Kaddu; defensive linemen Wade Keliikipi and Damion Square; defensive backs Curtis Marsh, Roc Carmichael, Keelan Johnson and Ed Reynolds; quarterback G.J. Kinne; running backs Kenjon Barner (waived/injured), Henry Josey and Matthew Tucker; wide receiver Ifeanyi Momah, Quron Pratt, Will Murphy and Damaris Johnson ; kicker Alex Henery; and offensive linemen Kevin Graf and Josh Andrews. The team also added wide receiver Arrelious Benn (back) and linebacker Travis Long (knee) to injured reserve.
A back injury has landed Eagles wide receiver Arrelious Benn on short-term injured reserve, sources have told NJ.com. Benn, who also sustained a concussion in the third preseason game, has caught just one pass since 2011.
Eagles wide receiver Arrelious Benn was cleared to return to practice Monday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Benn suffered a concussion in last Thursday's preseason game, but he is expected to play in the team's final preseason game this Thursday. "I need to prove to myself that I can stay healthy, play the whole season," Benn said.
Eagles wide receiver Arrelious Benn was not a participant in Saturday's practice, as he deals with a concussion suffered in Thursday's preseason game. Benn will have to be cleared through the league's concussion protocol, and there is no timetable for his return to action. .
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