Meet The Philadelphia Eagles’ 2010 Practice Squad, Version One

September 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Every NFL team has a “second roster,” that being the practice squad—a group of up to eight players who are allowed to participate in every team activity except the big one: playing on Sundays.
Usually, the practice squad simulates players on the team’s opponent that week. It may sound like a rough job, but consider these three factors:
-They’re on the practice squad until they’re released or signed by another team
-They can only be signed by another team with the intent to bring them onto the active roster
-A player who spends an entire season on a practice squad makes $90-$100k for four to five months work
Not a bad gig, right?
The man in the photo, Danny Amendola, was on the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad in 2009...until he was signed by St. Louis, where he racked up 43 catches for 326 yards in 14 games.
The next potential group of Amendolas is complete, as the Philadelphia Eagles officially filled out their ...

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