The Eagles have signed four players to reserve/future contracts so far this year. These players will not count toward the roster for the rest of the 2018 season but will be a part of the Eagles’ 90-man roster when the offseason begins. Players can only be signed to reserve/future deals if they are not on an active NFL roster at the end of the season.
Tyreek Burwell, OT: As an undrafted free agent out of Cincinnati, Burwell signed with the Chargers as a rookie and played in San Diego and Los Angeles from 2015-17, bouncing between the active roster and practice squad. The 6-6, 305-pound tackle spent time on the active roster and practice squad of the Indianapolis Colts this season before being waived/injured in September.
Mercy Matson, DB: The 5-11, 194-pound defensive back spent his last two football seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. In 12 games last season, he collected 30 defensive tackles, eight special teams tackles, and two interceptions. The 26-year-old Boise State product had 27 defensive tackles in his rookie year last season in Edmonton.
Alex Singleton, LB: The 6-2, 235-pound spent time on the practice squads of the Seahawks, Patriots, and Vikings from 2015-2016 out of Montana State. He signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL in May 2016. The 25-year-old Singleton had 123 tackles in 2018 with two forced fumbles and made the CFL All-Star team for the second year in a row. In 2017, he won the CFL's Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award.
Carlton Agudosi, WR: The 6-6, 220-pound receiver was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers by the Arizona Cardinals in 2017. He primarily played on the practice squad but spent nearly a month in 2017 on the active roster. He had four receptions for 52 yards in the 2017 preseason, including a 26-yard reception against Chicago.
Asantay Brown, LB: Brown was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Western Michigan in 2018. The 6-foot, 215-pound linebacker was waived by the Eagles following Training Camp on September 1 but signed to the practice squad on September 2. After being released from the practice squad on September 4, he resigned to the practice squad on September 19. Brown spent the rest of the 2018 season on the Eagles' practice squad.
Anthony Fabiano, C: The 6-3, 303-pound center has been around the block since going undrafted out of Harvard in 2016. He first signed with the Baltimore Ravens an undrafted free agent and was released in August of 2016. Fabiano signed with the Cleveland Browns in early September and primarily played on the practice squad with two brief stints that season on the active roster. In September of 2017, he was released by the Browns and went on to play on the practice squads of Washington, the New York Giants, the New England Patriots, and the Indianapolis Colts. He played on the active roster for the Colts' final four games in 2017 before being waived in May. Fabiano went through Training Camp with the Browns in 2018 and was released at the end of August. He signed onto the Eagles' practice squad on November 20, 2018.
Kaleb Johnson, G: Johnson has been all around the league since going undrafted out of Rutgers in 2015. The 6-4, 300-pound guard signed with the Baltimore Ravens and was signed to the practice squad in early September of 2015. He had a brief stint on the active roster in late November and December of that season before being released. He was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns on December 14, 2015 and was released the following September. In late September 2016, he signed with the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad. He was given a reserve/future contract the following season and was waived on September 2, 2017. Johnson signed with the Kansas City Chiefs in December of 2017, was waived the following June, and spent 2018 on the practice squads of the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings before signing with the Eagles on December 14.
Jeremiah McKinnon, CB: After going undrafted out of Florida International in 2016, the 5-11, 192-pound corner spent Training Camp with the Dallas Cowboys before being released at the end of that August. He signed with the Tennessee Titans' practice squad in November of 2016 and went back to the Cowboys with a reserve/future contract in January of 2017. After bring released by the Cowboys in July of 2017, he spent the rest of Training Camp in Washington, was released in September, and signed on the Giants' practice squad in November. After signing a reserve/future contract with New York, McKinnon was released in June of 2018 and signed with the Cleveland Browns were he spent most of the time on the practice squad but was promoted to the active roster for one game against the Baltimore Ravens in which he had one tackle. McKinnon was released on October 18 and signed with the Eagles' practice squad on November 20.
Braxton Miller, WR: The star quarterback at Ohio State for two seasons transitioned to wide receiver for his final collegiate years and was drafted by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft. In his rookie year, the 6-1, 205-pound receiver started six games and appeared in 10 with 15 receptions for 99 yards and a touchdown. In 2017, he had 19 receptions for 162 yards and a touchdown. He was waived by the Texans on September 1, 2018 and was signed to the Eagles' practice squad on September 10.
Dorren Miller, WR: Miller signed as an undrafted free agent out of Division II Carson-Newman University with the Jacksonville Jaguars in May of 2018. The 6-0, 196-pound receiver was waived by the Jaguars following training camp and signed with the Eagles' practice squad on September 10.
Joe Ostman, DE: Ostman was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Central Michigan in May of 2018. He was waived after Training Camp and signed to the Eagles' practice squad on September 2. The 6-3, 255-pound linebacker was a vital member of the practice squad throughout the 2018 season and was commended for his talent and effort by several coaches and teammates.
Donnel Pumphrey, RB: Pumphrey was selected by the Eagles in the fourth round (132nd overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft after an historic collegiate career at San Diego State in which he set the NCAA FBS record for rushing yards (6,405) and finished as a Heisman and All-America candidate. He was placed on injured reserve on September 15, 2017 with a hamstring injury and missed the entire season. He played in only the final preseason game of 2018 due to his hamstring injury and had three receptions for 39 yards. He was waived by the Eagles on September 1 and signed to the practice squad on October 23.
Chandon Sullivan, CB: The 5-11, 194-pound cornerback was signed in May as an undrafted free agent out of Georgia State. He was initially signed to the practice squad following Training Camp but promoted to the active roster on October 25. He appeared in two games and had three solo tackles in each. He returned to the practice squad on December 26.
Will Tye, TE: Tye was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in May of 2015 out of Florida State and Stony Brook. The 6-2, 260-pound tight end played in 13 games as a rookie including seven starts and had 42 receptions for 464 yards and three touchdowns. The following season, he had 10 starts, appeared in 16 games, and totaled 48 receptions for 395 yards and a touchdown. He was released by the Giants on September 2, 2017 and signed with the New York Jets. He played in three games and had four receptions for 38 yards before being released in October. Tye signed with the New England Patriots' practice squad for the remainder for the 2017 season and was released on September 6, 2018. He signed with the Eagles' practice squad on November 13, 2018.
Johnny Holton, WR: Holton signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2016 after playing junior college football at the College of Dupage and Division I football at Cincinnati. The 6-1, 190-pound wide receiver appeared in 15 games as a rookie primarily on special teams. In 2017, he played in all 16 games for Oakland with one start and totaled nine receptions for 218 yards and three touchdowns. Holton was signed to the Raiders' practice squad in September, 2018 and transitioned to cornerback. He was promoted to the active roster on November 21 and appeared in one game but was waived and re-signed to the practice squad on November 26.
Marken Michel, WR: The 5-11, 191-pound UMass product was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2016 and spent time on the practice squad before signing with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. In 2018, the 25-year-old had 31 receptions for 435 yards and five touchdowns. He is the brother of New England Patriots' rookie running back Sony Michel.