NFL teams across the league continue to trim their rosters ahead of the start of the 2021 regular season.
Sunday morning, the Philadelphia Eagles made a couple of notable roster moves.
Philadelphia has waived five players on Sunday morning, including the son of a legendary boxing champion.
The NFC East franchise released tight end Cary Angeline, defensive end JaQuan Bailey, running back Elijah Holyfield, wide receiver Marken Michel and linebacker Rashad Smith.
#Eagles waived TE Cary Angeline, DE JaQuan Bailey, RB Elijah Holyfield, WR Marken Michel, and LB Rashad Smith
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) August 29, 2021
Holyfield, of course, is the son of the legendary boxer. He played collegiately at Georgia and had been with the Eagles since 2019. Holyfield went undrafted coming out of college and latched on with the NFC East franchise two seasons ago.
The Eagles are scheduled to open the 2021 regular season on Sunday, Sept. 12 against the Atlanta Falcons.
Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. E.T.