Eagles open up a roster spot

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The Eagles will be making plenty of cuts next month as they work their way down to the 53-man limit for the start of the regular season, but they didn’t need to wait until training camp to identify one player that won’t be on the team come September.

The team announced that they have waived defensive tackle Derrick Lott. Lott signed with the team on May 23, so it wasn’t a particularly long stay in Philly.

Lott went undrafted in 2015 out of Tennessee-Chattanooga, where he landed after transferring from Georgia. He signed with the Titans and then wound up on the Buccaneers’ practice squad for most of last season.

The Eagles have Mike Martin, Taylor Hart and Beau Allen among the choices to play behind Fletcher Cox and Bennie Logan on the interior of the line. They also have an empty roster spot they could use to bolster that group or flesh out the roster in another spot.