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Eagles sign RB Elijah Holyfield and place DE Daeshon Hall on Injured Reserve

The Eagles made a roster move on Tuesday, signing running back Elijah Holyfield to the active roster. To make room, the Eagles placed defensive end Daeshon Hall on Injured Reserve. Hall suffered a torn ACL on the final play of Sunday's win over the Giants.

A rookie free agent signing of the Panthers in 2019, the 5-10, 215-pound Holyfield rushed for 1,340 yards in 27 games over three seasons with the Georgia Bulldogs. Last season, Holyfield gained 1,018 yards on the ground, averaging 6.4 yards per carry. Holyfield is the son of former World Heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield.

After being released during the final roster cutdown, Holyfield spent the entire season on the Panthers' practice squad. He accounted for 79 yards and a touchdown in the preseason.

Hall played in nine games for the Eagles this season as a reserve defensive end and special teamer. In fact, Sunday marked a season-high 11 snaps on defense for Hall. He registered a sack in the Week 5 win over the Jets.

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