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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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OTAs, training camp, preseason, and final cuts are all behind the Philadelphia Eagles today. The final cuts did include some surprises. Mike Kafka lost his job due to stellar play by both Nick Foles and Trent Edwards. Joselio Hanson was released, an apparent sign from the Eagles front office that they are trusting the young cornerbacks already on the team. All four running...
The Eagles, like the rest of the NFL trimmed their roster to 53 players yesterday. There weren’t too many surprises, but a couple of names have been around town for a while and will now be looking for new homes. Another player found a new home in Philly.
Mike Kafka, who was named the #2 QB on the team at the start of OTAs lost his job. Nick Foles, the rookie out of Arizona won...
An hour before the 9 p.m deadline, the Philadelphia Eagles made their final cuts and now stand at the mandatory 53-man roster.
The latest cuts being quarterback Mike Kafka, punter Matt McBriar and defensive tackle Antonio Dixon, the Eagles have made some rather shocking decisions. Before we get into it, here are all the cuts made today: QB M. Kafka, P Matt McBriar, S O. Atogwe...
Philadelphia Eagles Chairman/CEO Jeffrey Lurie gave his previously postponed remarks about the team on Thursday, just ahead of the team’s preseason finale against the Jets.
In his address, Lurie had some pointed words about the future of head coach Andy Reid with the franchise should the team not improve on last year’s 8-8 record. While Lurie expressed sympathy for Reid’s...
According to Albert Breer of the the NFL Network, the Philadelphia Eagles are now shopping quarterback Mike Kafka in hopes of trading him.
Eagles are shopping veteran backup QB Mike Kafka on the trade market as well. Call it the Nick Foles Effect.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 31, 2012
With the emergence of rookie quarterback Nick Foles, the Eagles no longer need Kafka.
As the Eagles 53 man roster starts to take shape, I’m glad to see they cut Chad Hall. I have nothing against Hall, and he’s a very likeable guy, but one of the major problems the Eagles have had under this regime at times is a severe lack of talent evaluation. Chad Hall is simply not an NFL caliber player, and the Eagles have carried guys like him on their roster for far too...
The Eagles reportedly were trying to trade quarterback Mike Kafka but were apparently unable to find a partner so they released him according to Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com.
"In the end, we had to make the difficult decision to let Mike Kafka go," Eagles coach Andy Reid said. "Mike is a class act, a student of the game and a great person and I think will have no...
The Eagles acquired safety David Sims from the Browns late Friday evening for a conditional draft pick. To make room on their newly-sculpted 53-man roster, they released Julian Vandervelde.
Solid tackler, can play on special team, said general manager Howie Roseman. Hes a guy that weve been following throughout the course of this preseason.
The 5-9, 204-pound Iowa...
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced their 53 man roster and it includes 9 rookies, two of whom were not drafted. The defense got the top three draft picks. The offense got three drafted and two undrafted players. One player will likely both play on defense as well as being a kick returner.
The Philadelphia Eagles love to trade backup quarterback and turn them into draft picks. But buyer beware as the Arizona Cardinals have found out.
According to Albert Breer of NFL.com, the Eagles are shopping backup Mike Kafka. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
So here is the last historical Philadelphia Eagles quiz for ths preseason. Try to guess this great Eagle from the past with as few clues as possible. Scroll down slowly to view the next clue in line. Leave a comment and tell us how many clues you needed.
1. He was drafted by the Packers, but only played one game for them.
2. After he completed his eight-year career with the...