Found September 18, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
Cornerback Brandon Hughes' second stint with the Philadelphia Eagles appears to be coming to an end. Just a week after being re-signed by the Eagles, Hughes has been placed on the short-term injured reserve list, and will be released as soon as he can pass a physical, according to Darrin Gantt of Pro Football Talk.Hughes was on the field for 22 snaps in Sunday's 33-30 loss to the San Diego Chargers. Normally, Hughes just serves as depth for the Eagles. However, with Bradley Fletcher out due to a concussion, Hughes was forced to step in. Now would be an opportune time to explain some of the new injured reserve rules that the NFL has adapted to. The short term-IR is different from the injured reserve with designation to return. If a player is placed on the short term-IR their season is still over and their roster spot opens up. However, if the player can pass a physical they can sign with another team, which is what is likely to happen in Hughes' case.With Hughes on injured reserve and an open roster spot, the Eagles signed cornerback Roc Carmichael off of the Houston Texans practice squad.Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?Follow Chris Hecker on Twitter: @HeckDynasty

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