Philadelphia Eagles Putting Together an Impressive Practice Squad

September 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

So far, the Eagles have signed five guys to the practice squad, leaving them with three open spots to fill. But, as of now, the practice squad is about as good as anyone could have hoped for.

The five guys signed right now are wide receiver and punt returner Chad Hall, running back Martell Mallet, center A.Q. Shipley, defensive tackle Jeff Owens, and guard Dallas Reynolds.

All of those guys, perhaps with the exception of Reynolds, were in legitimate battles at their respective positions. All of them (again, with perhaps the exception of Reynolds) simply lost out to the numbers crunch. If the team could have kept 57 players, Hall, Mallett, Shipley, and Owens would have definitely made the team.

Having all of those to call on in an emergency situation will be a luxury for the Eagles that most of the other teams around the league won't be able to enjoy.

Reynolds is likely a guy that Andy Reid and Juan Castillo see as a project. He shows flashes here and there, ...

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