6 Eagles Cap Casualty Cuts to Save Millions This Offseason

If the Philadelphia Eagles wanted to save money this offseason, these 6 players could be in danger
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Unlike most NFL teams that are considered contenders, the Philadelphia Eagles aren’t heading into the offseason with a tight salary cap. Despite paying premium money to Jalen Hurts, A.J. Brown, and Haason Reddick, they still have more than $20 million in cap space available.

This is a testament to the work Howie Roseman has done not only building a deep roster but a sustainable one as well.

While that’s true, the Eagles could decide to make some huge changes this offseason. They started out as the hottest team in the league but then fell apart down the stretch. They now have a new offensive coordinator in Kellen Moore and defensive coordinator in Vic Fangio. As they re-work their roster to fit their strengths, these 6 players could find themselves in danger of being salary-cap casualties.

6. Marlon Tuipulotu, DT

Pre-June 1 Savings: $1.06 million
Pre-June 1 Dead Money: $48,978
Post-June 1 Savings: $1.06 million
Post-June 1 Dead Money: $48,978

The defensive line has been a strength for Philly over the past decade thanks in large part to Fletcher Cox. The veteran enters free agency and there are rumors he could decide to retire. If he does, the Eagles will still be in good hands with Jalen Carter, Jordan Davis, and Milton Williams all in the mix.

That’s good for them but not so much for Marlon Tuipulotu, a 2021 sixth-round pick from USC. Tuipulotu had 22 tackles and 2.0 sacks this past season but was the lowest graded defensive tackle on the team according to PFF. He could now find himself on the chopping block, especially since there’s almost no dead money should he be released.