The Eagles introduced the next roster strikes on Saturday:
• The Eagles elevated working again Elijah Holyfield from the follow squad
The Eagles had a necessity at working again with Corey Clement occurring the Reserve/COVID-19 checklist this week. Holyfield spent his 2019 rookie marketing campaign on the Panthers’ follow squad. He was signed to the Eagles’ energetic roster forward of the Wild Card matchup with the Seahawks, however was inactive for the sport. He was with the Eagles in 2020 Coaching Camp. Following the ultimate roster cutdown, the Eagles signed Holyfield to the follow squad. Sunday will mark his NFL debut.
Initially signed by the Panthers as a rookie free agent out of Georgia, Holyfield rushed for 1,018 yards and scored seven speeding touchdowns as a junior and a staff captain in 2018. The 22-year-old Holyfield brings measurement at 5-10, 215 kilos.
• The Eagles elevated DT T.Y. McGill, DE Joe Ostman, and TE Caleb Wilson from the follow squad as COVID-19 replacements
McGill was referred to as up final week as effectively towards the Giants, enjoying 16 snaps on protection and one other 5 on particular groups. In three video games this season, McGill has two tackles, one for loss, a half-sack, and two QB hits in 47 defensive snaps. McGill will assist fortify the rotation behind Fletcher Cox, Javon Hargrave, and Malik Jackson. Plus, the Eagles are with out defensive finish Vinny Curry, as he was positioned on the Reserve/COVID-19 checklist this week.
Ostman will make his NFL debut on Sunday. An awesome second for a participant who has been often known as a tireless employee behind the scenes, lauded by the offensive linemen for serving to them prepare for video games. Initially signed as a rookie free agent by the Eagles out of Central Michigan in 2018, Ostman spent his rookie season on the follow squad. Poised to make a push for a roster spot in 2019, Ostman suffered a season-ending knee damage in Coaching Camp. He battled to make it again as a follow squad participant in 2020. The 6-3, 259-pound edge rusher completed second in class historical past in each sacks (26) and tackles for loss (45.5).
Wilson made his NFL debut final Sunday as a follow squad call-up towards the Giants, enjoying seven snaps on particular groups. Wilson will even function the third tight finish since Zach Ertz was not activated off Injured Reserve for this sport.
• The Eagles activated S Marcus Epps off the Reserve/COVID-19 checklist
The second-year security racked up 22 tackles and two go breakups in seven video games (141 snaps) earlier than touchdown on the Reserve/COVID-19 checklist throughout the bye week. He additionally has 5 particular groups tackles in 2020.
• Senior Defensive Assistant Jeremiah Washburn won’t be accessible for Sunday’s sport (COVID protocols)
• The Browns introduced on Saturday that they activated beginning sort out Jack Conklin and kicker Cody Parkey off the Reserve/COVID-19 checklist