The Eagles agreed to promote guard Sua Opeta from the practice squad to the active roster on Tuesday evening. The rookie free agent spent Training Camp with the team and has spent the first 12 weeks of the season on the practice squad.
The Weber State product started his college career at defensive tackle before moving to the offensive line in 2016. He was named an FCS All-American in each of the past two seasons, starting 27 total games over that time frame at left tackle.
In order to make room for Opeta, the Eagles waived wide receiver Mack Hollins. The third-year receiver was drafted by Philadelphia in 2017 in the fourth round, 118th overall.
During the 2017 season, Hollins played in all 16 regular-season games as well as all three playoff matchups including Super Bowl LII. He produced 14.1 yards per reception during his rookie campaign, which was the third-highest mark by an Eagles rookie since 2000, behind Hank Baskett in 2006 (21.1) and DeSean Jackson in 2008 (14.7).
After spending 2018 on Injured Reserve with a groin injury, Hollins entered the 2019 season healthy. He recorded 125 receiving yards through 12 games along with a strong presence on special teams.
The Eagles now have four wide receivers on the depth chart with Nelson Agholor, J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, Alshon Jeffery, and Greg Ward.
The Eagles also signed defensive tackle Kevin Wilkins to the practice squad Tuesday afternoon. Wilkins was an undrafted free agent this season and spent Training Camp with the Eagles before being waived during the roster cutdown session at the end of August.
Wilkins played in all four preseason games for Philadelphia and recorded eight combined tackles. In college, he led the Rutgers defensive line with 50 tackles in 2018 after starting all 11 games at defensive end.
The 6-2, 304-pound Wilkins joins Bruce Hector as the defensive tackles on the practice squad.