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Eagles waive LB Emmanuel Acho

The Eagles waived/injured linebacker Emmanuel Acho with a thumb injury that required surgery, according to a league source. The move was not yet official, but Acho's locker was cleaned out Thursday. Acho, 24, spent parts of the last two seasons with the Eagles. He started two games in 2014 and played 23 percent of the defensive snaps. Acho was in competition for a backup-linebacker job. He even added some outside-linebacker responsibilities to help his chances. The Eagles are expected to keep Mychal Kendricks, DeMeco Ryans, Kiko Alonso, and Jordan Hicks. They're also likely to keep Brad Jones, who can play inside and outside. Acho and Najee Goode were both trying to force the...

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