Eagles practice squad linebacker signs with Arizona Cardinal



Eagles practice squad linebacker signs with Arizona Cardinal

Postby zhangzk » 02 Jan 2019, 07:36

The Inquirer reports the Arizona Cardinals are signing Joe Walker to their 53-man roster.The Eagles originally drafted Walker with a late seventh-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. As a rookie Youth Dallas Goedert Jersey , he showed some potential in the preseason before suffering a season-ending ACL injury. Walker made it back to the field to play in 12 games (three starts) for Philadelphia in 2017. He mostly served as a backup and special teams player. Walker made the Eagles’ original 53-man roster this year but he was waived a day later in order to make room for D.J. Alexander. After Walker passed through waivers, the Eagles brought him back to their practice squad.By signing with the Cardinals’ active roster, Walker is automatically guaranteed at least three weeks’ pay. Walker leaving slightly hurts the Eagles’ linebacker depth situation but it’s not the end of the world since he wasn’t a great option anyway.The Eagles now have two vacant spots on their practice squad. Stay tuned for more signings. Updated look at the Eagles’ practice squad:S Tre SullivanWR Braxton MillerWR Reggie DavisWR Dorren MillerDT Treyvon HesterDE Joe OstmanCB Chandon SullivanC Jon Toth(Vacant spot)(Vacant spot) CAROLINA (3-2) at PHILADELPHIA (3-3)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE 鈥?Eagles by 4RECORD VS. SPREAD 鈥?Panthers 2-3, Eagles 2-4SERIES RECORD 鈥?Eagles lead 7-4LAST MEETING 鈥?Eagles beat Panthers 28-23, Oct. 17 http://www.eaglesfootballauthentics.com/darren-sproles-jersey-authentic , 2017LAST WEEK 鈥?Panthers lost to Redskins 23-17; Eagles beat Giants 34-13AP PRO32 RANKING 鈥?Panthers No. 12, Eagles No. 10PANTHERS OFFENSE 鈥?OVERALL (22), RUSH (4), PASS (26)PANTHERS DEFENSE 鈥?OVERALL (14T), RUSH (15), PASS (15)EAGLES OFFENSE 鈥?OVERALL (18), RUSH (14) http://www.eaglesfootballauthentics.com/stefen-wisniewski-jersey-authentic , PASS (20)EAGLES DEFENSE 鈥?OVERALL (12), RUSH (2), PASS (23)STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES 鈥?Panthers coach Ron Rivera was Philadelphia's linebackers coach 1999-2003. ... Panthers WR Torrey Smith started for Eagles last season. ... Panthers face third straight NFC East opponent. ... Panthers visit defending Super Bowl champion third straight season. ... QB Cam Newton has been sacked only eight times.Image
Newton leads NFL with 115.7 passer rating in red zone to go with five TDs passing and three TDs rushing. ... RB Christian McCaffrey has 587 scrimmage yards but only one TD. ... LB Luke Kuechly has 67 tackles, sack, forced fumble, fumble recovery and two interceptions Womens Chris Long Jersey , including 49-yard TD return, in last eight vs. NFC East. ... LB Thomas Davis plays second game after serving four-game suspension for violating league's policy on performance enhancers. ... DE Mario Addison has seven sacks in his past eight road games. ... Eagles are 17-4 at home since 2016. ... Eagles have ranked first in time of possession since coach Doug Pederson arrived in 2016. ... Eagles rank first in opponent red-zone TD efficiency at 34.8 percent. ... QB Carson Wentz has thrown at least one TD in last 19 games played, longest streak in franchise history and second-longest active streak behind Andrew Luck (28). ... Wentz has thrown 133 consecutive passes without a pick. His longest streak is 135 passes. ... RB Darren Sproles expected to return after missing five games with hamstring injury. ... Zach Ertz ranks second in receptions (48) behind Adam Thielen (58) and leads all TEs in yards (480). ... DE Michael Bennett is tied with James Harrison for second-most sacks (56) by undrafted player since 2009, trailing Cameron Wake (93). ... Fantasy tip: McCaffrey might not pile up a ton of yards rushing vs. Eagles but he should catch plenty of passes and pile up total yards.
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