The Final Cuts ✂️

September 1, 2021 The Final Cuts ✂️

By: Jeff Yoder

QB Cam Newton Headlines NFL’s Most Notable Roster Cuts in Final Reduction to 53-Man Squads

Tuesday was a good and bad day for players on the cut line across the NFL when the league required teams to submit their final 53-man roster for the 2021 season. And final cuts mean surprising names on the waiver wire, including former MVP QB Cam Newton (Patriots). Rookie QB Mac Jones officially won the starting job in Foxborough, but Cam’s departure is just one of many surprising releases across the league. Here are the most notable players who are now free agents.


NFL’s Biggest Roster Cuts

QB Cam Newton (Patriots)

DL Ifeadi Odenigbo (Giants)

WR Travis Fulgham (Eagles)

LB Bernardrick McKinney (Dolphins)

WR Keke Coutee (Texans)

WR Dez Fitzpatrick (Titans)

WR John Brown (Raiders)

CB Desmond Trufant (Bears)

DE Everson Griffen (Vikings)

RB Devonta Freeman (Saints)

WR KeeSean Johnson (Cardinals)

S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (49ers)

DL Robert Nkemdiche (Seahawks)


Additional Storylines

B/R: Best Potential Landing Spots for Cam Newton After Patriots Release

SI: Cam Newton on Patriots Release: ‘Don’t Feel Sorry for Me’

ESPN: NFL Roster Cuts Tracker: Every Cut Player for All 32 Teams


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