The Eagles have been shedding extra players left and right, the latest of these Villanova alum Kevin Monangai and Travis Raciti. They'll need 90 players to show up for training camp this summer, and after announcing the following 16 players had been added to the roster, the team is closer to that number.

Chances are one of the following players will make the 53-man roster or practice squad. So without further adu, here's a look at this year's underdogs:

LS John DePalma (West Virginia)

LB Quentin Gause (Rutgers) 

TE Dillon Gordon (LSU)

G Darrell Greene (San Diego State)

C Bruce Johnson (Maine)

WR Marcus Johnson (Texas)

WR Cayleb Jones (Arizona)

RB Byron Marshall (Oregon)

RB Cedric O’Neal (Valdosta State)

WR Hunter Sharp (Utah State)

DT Aziz Shittu (Stanford)

CB C.J. Smith (North Dakota State)

LB Myke Tavarres (Incarnate Word)

WR Paul Turner (Louisiana Tech)

DT Destiny Vaeao (Washington State)

DT Connor Wujciak (Boston College)