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Eagles elevate S Elijah Riley, TE Richard Rodgers from the practice squad for Sunday's game vs. Raiders

The Eagles announced two roster moves on the eve of Sunday's battle with the Las Vegas Raiders – safety Elijah Riley and tight end Richard Rodgers have been elevated from the practice squad to the active roster for the game. The two will revert back to the practice squad on Monday.

Riley is in line to make his season debut for the Eagles. A rookie free agent in 2020 out of Army, Riley spent the majority of his first season on the practice squad before being signed to the active roster last December. In total, Riley suited up in five games, playing primarily on special teams. It should be noted that starting safety Anthony Harris is questionable with hands and groin injuries, while reserve safety K'Von Wallace is still on Injured Reserve.

Rodgers returned to the practice squad this week following the trade that sent Zach Ertz to Arizona. Rodgers has played in 22 games for the Eagles from 2018-20, notching 24 catches for 345 yards and two touchdowns last year in his most productive stint with the team. Dallas Goedert will start, but was limited in practice in his return from the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Goedert and rookie Jack Stoll are currently the only tight ends on the active roster. Tyree Jackson remains on Injured Reserve, although his practice window opened this week.

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UPDATE: The Eagles ruled out safety Anthony Harris on Saturday evening.

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