The Eagles announced one roster move ahead of their regular-season finale against the New York Giants as they elevated safety Tristin McCollum from the practice squad for the game.
The Eagles will look to go 3-0 in the games McCollum has been elevated for as he previously played in the October 1 win against Washington as well as the Christmas game against the Giants. In both contests, McCollum played exclusively on special teams, lining up for 37 total snaps.
McCollum was signed by Philadelphia to a future/reserve contract last January and spent the entire offseason program, Training Camp, and preseason with the team. He was released during the roster cutdown process and signed with the practice squad, which is where he's spent the entirety of the season.
A four-year starter in college at Sam Houston State, the 6-foot-3, 195-pound McCollum posted 229 tackles, 20 pass deflections, 12 tackles for loss, four sacks, three intereptions, and a blocked kick in 57 games. He helped win an FCS National Championship in 2021 and signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Texans in 2022. He spent all of his rookie season on Houston's practice squad, but never suited up for a game.
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