The Eagles announced the signing of defensive tackle Marlon Favorite, a former LSU Tiger who has was waived by the New England Patriots on August 5. Favorite originally joined the league as an undrafted free agent with the Carolina Panthers and has spent time on the practice squad of eight teams in his career thus far.
Favorite will join the ranks of Antonio Dixon, Mike Patterson, Cullen Jenkins, Anthony Hargrove, Derek Landri, Charles Noonan and Brandon Collier at defensive tackle. Patterson, Laws and Collier have all missed practice in recent days.
To make room for Favorite on the roster, the Eagles released wide receiver Cordario Calvin.