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Potential 2018 NFL cap casualties, cuts by position: Some talented cornerbacks could get the ax

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Continuing to the potential cap casualties and cuts on the defense. These players could be cut loose, but keep in mind many teams will likely attempt to restructure their contracts first as well as shop them in a trade.

Defensive Interior

DT Brandon Mebane, Chargers

DT Mo Wilkerson, Jets

Edge Defenders

DE Brooks Reed, Falcons

DE Charles Johnson, Panthers

DE Ethan Westbrooks, Rams

DE Michael Bennett, Seahawks

DE Tamba Hali, Chiefs

DE Vinny Curry, Eagles

DE Robert Quinn, Rams

OLB Eli Harold, 49ers

OLB Pernell McPhee, Bears

OLB Willie Young, Bears


ILB Jerrell Freeman, Bears

ILB Mark Barron, Rams

LB Clay Matthews, Packers

LB Derrick Johnson, Chiefs

LB Lawrence Timmons, Dolphins

LB Mychal Kendricks, Eagles


FS JJ Wilcox, Steelers

FS Robert Golden, Steelers

SS Mike Mitchell, Steelers

SS Quintin Demps, Bears


CB Aqib Talib, Broncos

CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Giants

CB Darrelle Revis, Chiefs

CB Jeremy Lane, Seahawks

CB Kayvon Webster, Rams

CB Marcus Cooper, Bears

CB Adam-Pacman Jones, Bengals

CB Tyrann Mathieu, Cardinals

CB William Gay, Steelers

CB Sean Smith, Raiders

CB David Amerson, Raiders