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The Philadelphia Eagles signed four familiar names to their practice squad on Saturday: TE Chase Ford, FB Emil Igwenagu, WR Marvin McNutt, and LB Ryan Rau. All players were previously a part of the roster before the team’s NFL mandated cut to a 53-man roster on Friday. League sources also say that DE Frank Trotter has been signed to the PS, according to CSNPhilly.
C Chase Beeler is a new name (6-3, 285) signed to the team. He spent last year on the 49ers practice squad and was center to this year’s #1 draft pick Andrew Luck at Stanford.
Fan favorite WR Chad Hall is said to have been offered a spot on the Eagles practice squad for the second year in a row but he declined the opportunity. You can’t blame him–he’s talented and believes in himself and is going to try to make an NFL roster. I wish him luck.
NFL teams have a total of 8 practice squad spots available.
Other news action from the Eagles this busy Saturday:
-Offensive T/G Nate Menkin (6-4, 296) was signed off of waivers from ...
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