Roster Moves: Eagles Re-Sign Rick Lovato and Make Practice Squad Changes
The Philadelphia Eagles are playing some horrid football. Their linebackers stink, Miles Sanders is out for a few weeks, and Nick Sirianni doesn’t watch any defensive film. The team is in shambles, and just yesterday, they cut their long snapper Rick Lovato and claimed Reid Sinnett (who?) off waivers. Less than 24 hours later, Rick Lovato is back on the active roster.
Rick Lovato is in his sixth season as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles and is their only rostered long-snapper. We can assume that the plan all along was to bring Lovato right back after the Joe Flacco trade. Lovato was named to the Pro Bowl back in 2019.
Safety Jared Mayden was also signed to the practice squad today. Mayden went to the University of Alabama and was signed as a UDFA by the San Francisco 49ers in 2020. He will now be joining the Eagles on their practice squad, and who knows, could eventually be called up to the team at some point in the season.
Michael Jacquet has been released from the practice squad. Michael Jacquet played in seven games for the Eagles in the 2020 season, tallying 18 total tackles. Jacquet was never able to find his place on the roster last year as a rookie, giving up big play after big play. You might remember him most for this.
Philadelphia will travel to Detroit this week to take on the 0-7 Lions. This game should be an easy win, but with how the Eagles have been playing as of recent, it won’t be.
Go Birds, I guess?
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