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Sometimes, it's hard to accept the fact that players will move on. Of course, in this situation, it won't be their decision. Teams have tough calls to make about judging whether a player's best days are behind them.
Here are four big name veterans who will be cut after this season.
4. Doug Baldwin - Seattle Seahawks
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It didn't seem like one heading into the season, but this has become a "prove-it" year for Doug Baldwin. He has to prove that being on the wrong side of 30 means nothing -- That this injury isn't something that will plague him, and that he deserves the $11.5 million he'll get until 2020. That's a lot of things to prove for a player who hasn't done much so far this season.
3. Michael Bennett - Philadelphia Eagles
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Bennett was a huge offseason addition this year, and will be a subtraction the next. The Eagles defensive line is loaded with talent, which includes Bennett. Still, you have to imagine them being able to move on without him. He's getting up there in age, only has one sack this season, isn't an every-down defensive end, and is still making an average of over $10 million per season until 2020.
2. Eli Manning - New York Giants
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It's clear the New York Giants made a huge mistake not preparing for life after Eli Manning because those days are right around the corner. It's nice blaming the play calling or the offensive line for his woes, but he simply can't make the same throws he used to. As the Giants look to improve elsewhere, they could do so without one of the best players in franchise history.
1. LeSean McCoy - Buffalo Bills
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Shady is on a team that needs to move on and frankly, he just has no place here. He might be moved before the deadline this year as he has done nothing for this team. With 85 rushing yards and no touchdowns through three games last year, his time in Buffalo is done.
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