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Blanding, Ellis, Harold released: ‘Hoos in the NFL Update

uva footballTailback Jordan Ellis didn’t make the Cincinnati Bengals roster after an impressive preseason, but fellow 2019 UVA alum Olamide Zaccheaus made the Atlanta Falcons roster as an undrafted free agent.

Other notable cuts among Virginia alums announced Friday and Saturday:

  • Carolina cut safety Quin Blanding (2018) and wideout Andre Levrone (2018)
  • Philadelphia cut defensive end Eli Harold (2015)
  • Detroit cut offensive lineman Luke Bowanko (2014)
  • Los Angeles Rams placed linebacker Micah Kiser (2018) on injured reserve
  • San Francisco placed Tim Harris (2019) on injured reserve

Updated UVA alums in the NFL:

  • Atlanta: WR Olamide Zaccheaus, QB Matt Schaub, QB Kurt Benkert (injured reserve)
  • Chicago: WR Taquan Mizzell
  • Cincinnati: DT Andrew Brown
  • Detroit: OL Oday Aboushi
  • Kansas City: S Juan Thornhill
  • Los Angeles Chargers: WR Dontrelle Inman, DE Chris Peace
  • Los Angeles Rams: LB Micah Kiser (injured reserve)
  • Minnesota: S Anthony Harris
  • Philadelphia: S Rodney McLeod
  • San Francisco 49ers: CB Tim Harris (injured reserve)
  • Tennessee: WR Darius Jennings, DE Brent Urban
  • Washington: OL Morgan Moses

Compiled by Chris Graham

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