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DB Davon Morgan Signed; CB Fulton Released


After a close look at a crop of tryout players over the weekend, the Eagles identified one player worth signing to the 90-man roster: defensive back Davon Morgan.

Morgan spent the 2011 preseason in New York Jets camp and was a second-team All-ACC safety at Virginia Tech after picking off five passes and finishing second on the team in tackles. Morgan played with the Richmond Raiders of the Professional Indoor Football League last year and finished third in the league in pass breakups and fourth in tackles. The scouting report on Morgan from 2011 stated that the former Hokie was a "solid run-defending safety who is best playing downhill. Fast up the field, aggressively attacks ball carriers, and throws his shoulder pads into the action. Displays skill in zone coverage and is effective picking up assignments facing the action."

In order to make room for Morgan on the roster, the Eagles released cornerback John Fulton, who was signed following the NFL Draft as undrafted free agent.

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