The NFL practice squad system is a confusing notion for a lot of fans. Not many people fully understand the way the practice squad works, and that is partly because the guidelines for the practice squad change throughout the years. The Detroit Lions were allowed to sign 10 players to their practice squad, and the maximum amount of experience a player can have on the practice squad...
Yesterday we reported that the Detroit Lions shaved down their roster to 53 players in preparation for the regular season. The next roster moves due for NFL teams is deciding who will play on their practice squads. Here’s a primer on practice squad rules, per The Daily Norseman:
Practice squad players are just that. . .guys that practice with the team. They don’t play in...
The talk of the Detroit Lions right now is mainly about what the Lions can still do to improve their roster. They cut a few guys that have been around the locker room for a while, and that does not set well with a lot of fans. People are wondering what is going on with the Lions, and what they plan on doing to fix up their roster even more. The Lions released their 53-man roster...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have signed 10 players to their practice squad Sunday, a day after they were cut when the team trimmed its roster to comply with the 53-man limit.
The players added to the practice squad were: guard Rodney Austin, fullback Emil Igwenagu, safety Nate Ness, wide receiver Andrew Peacock, defensive tackle Xavier Proctor, cornerback Mohammed...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed 10 players to their practice squad Sunday, a day after they were cut when the team trimmed its roster to comply with the 53-man limit.
The players added to the practice squad were: guard Rodney Austin, fullback Emil Igwenagu, safety Nate Ness, wide receiver Andrew Peacock, defensive tackle Xavier Proctor, cornerback Mohammed Seisay...
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2 days ago
Today the Detroit Lions announced their practice squad. The team had all these players in their camp this year. OT Michael Williams G Rodney Austin RB George Winn WR Andrew Peacock CB Mohammad Seisay TE Jordan Thompson FB Emil Igwenagu LB Julian Stanford S Nate Ness DT Xavier Proctor
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If you listened to the Sunday Night Football broadcast on NBC you probably heard Chris Collinsworth say that this is the hardest time of the year for NFL coaches. He wasn’t referring to injuries or the preseason schedule; he was talking about roster cuts.
By 4:00 PM eastern time yesterday each NFL had to cut their rosters from 90 players down to 75. Over the weekend the Philadelphia...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions made a pair of waiver claims Tuesday, acquiring former Dolphins tight end Michael Egnew and former Eagles fullback Emil Igwenagu.
Egnew played in all 16 games for Miami in 2013, making seven catches for 69 yards. Igwenagu spent most of his two seasons in Philadelphia on the practice squad.
The Lions released tight end Jacob Maxwell and guard...
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7 days ago
By request, we’ve created a 2014 NFL Roster Claims Tracker that will be updated continuously over the next week as teams get their 53-man rosters in order.
Browns claimed G Karim Barton off waivers from the Eagles. (NFLTR)
Browns claimed G Donald Hawkins off waivers from the Eagles. (NFLTR)
Buccaneers claimed CB Marc Anthony off waivers from...
The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Thursday’s quick hits:
1. After releasing Emil Igwenagu on Monday, the team re-signed him onto the practice squad on Wednesday afternoon.
2. Nick Foles was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday afternoon...
The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Tuesday’s quick hits:
1. The Eagles played well in the 4th quarter this past Sunday against the Bucs, but it’s something they’ve done well over the past few weeks as well.
2. The Eagles re-signed WR, BJ Cunningham...
The Eagles have re-signed wide receiver BJ Cunningham, the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff McLane reports.
To make room for Cunningham on the roster, tight end Emil Igwenagu has been released.
McLane explained the rational for the kove, saying that the Eagles wanted to have a 6th wide receiver on their active 53-man roster.
Cunningham was on the Eagles’ practice squad in 2012, but...
BJ Cunningham spent time with the Eagles during training camp this summer and resigned with the team Tuesday.
The Philadelphia Eagles on Monday added to their receiving corps by signing BJ Cunningham and releasing tight end Emil Igwenagu.
Cunningham, 24, was with the team over the summer during training camp and released with an injury settlement on August 1. The Michigan State...
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...
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced that they have cut 19 players, leaving the team’s roster at 56.
Here are those who have been released:
S Oshiomogho Atogwe
TE Brett Brackett
LB Keenan Clayton
DT Landon Cohen
TE Chase Ford
WR Mardy Gilyard
WR Chad Hall
CB Joselio Hanson
FB Emil Igwenagu
T D.J. Jones
WR Marvin McNutt
LB Adrian Moten
DT Ollie Ogbu
LB Ryan Rau
DE Monte Taylor...