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Eagles announce practice squad 

Practice Squad
Practice Squad

A day after the Eagles’ initial 53-man roster was released, the team has announced more roster moves as they have added 13 players to the practice squad.

The following players have been signed:

WR Devon Allen

The two-time U.S. Olympian track star showed his speed as a kick returner and special teams gunner in the 2023 preseason. Allen spent last season on the team's practice squad after playing well in his first preseason. He returned a kick for 73-yards in this year's preseason finale against the Colts.

WR Britain Covey

Covey joined the Eagles last season as an undrafted free agent. He played in every regular season and playoff game as the team's punt returner and returned kickoffs. Covey returned 33 punts for 308 yards (9.3 avg) and 10 kickoffs for 206 yards (20.6 avg). He ranked second amongst rookies in punt return yards, good enough for eighth in the NFL.

CB Mekhi Garner

The undrafted free agent was signed by the Eagles in 2023 after his only season at LSU. Garner had 105 tackles and three interceptions in a four-year college career. He finished with three tackles in preseason.

G Julian Good-Jones

The versatile offensive lineman spent two seasons with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. Good-Jones signed a reserve/futures contract with the Eagles in January. The Iowa State alumnus saw many snaps in the preseason.

DE Tarron Jackson

Jackson was selected by the Eagles in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He has played 21 games with the team, registering 17 tackles, nine quarterback pressures, and a sack. Jackson had two quarterback hits and a tackle for loss in the preseason.

LB Kyron Johnson

Johnson was a sixth-round pick in 2022 by the Eagles. He played in 16 regular-season games, spending most of his time on special teams. Johnson recorded two tackles on special teams in the first preseason game against the Ravens. He missed the final two games after undergoing an appendectomy.

S Tristin McCollum

McCollum spent his rookie season on the Texans' practice squad. He signed a reserve/futures contract with the Eagles in January. McCollum had six tackles and a pass deflection in the preseason.


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WR Joseph Ngata

The rookie receiver signed as an undrafted free agent after four strong seasons with Clemson. In 45 college games, Ngata caught 88 passes for 1,287 yards and six touchdowns.

TE Brady Russell

The undrafted rookie was a strong run and pass blocker in five college seasons at Colorado. In 2021, he became the first tight end in Colorado history to lead the team in both catches (25) and yards (307) in 15 years. He had a 22-yard touchdown in the preseason game versus the Browns.

P Arryn Siposs

Siposs had been the team's punter for the last two seasons. He continued to improve last year, averaging 45.6 yards per punt and amassed 2,005 punting yards. Siposs missed a portion of last season with an injury and returned for Super Bowl LVII.

T Brett Toth

Toth is in his second stint with the Eagles, having spent time with the Cardinals in between. The West Point graduate made his NFL debut in 2020 with the Eagles. He made his one career start at right tackle with the Eagles and has experience up and down the offensive line.

LB Ben VanSumeren

VanSumeren was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Eagles in 2023. He spent time at Michigan and finished his collegiate career with Michigan State. VanSumeren stood out in the final preseason game, registering 17 tackles, 11 of them solo.

WR Greg Ward

Ward has been in Philadelphia since 2017, spending time on the active roster and practice squad. In 40 career NFL games, he has 768 yards and 10 touchdowns. In two preseason games this season, Ward recorded eight receptions for 82 yards. He missed the back end of Training Camp with an injury.

Check out who will be repping the green and white on the 53-man roster this season. (Photos are ordered by position and in numerical order)

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