Eagles Activate CB Cre’Von LeBlanc, Promote TE Josh Perkins, Waive DT Albert Huggins


The Eagles have made a series of moves Saturday, including activating CB Cre’Von LeBlanc and promoting TE Joshua Perkins to the active roster. 

Philadelphia also waived DT Albert Huggins to make space on the roster. 

The Eagles designated LeBlanc to return from injured reserve earlier this week. 

LeBlanc, 25, originally signed on with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Florida Atlantic back in 2016. He was among New England’s final roster cuts and was quickly claimed off waivers by the Bears.

Chicago elected to cut LeBlanc loose coming out of the preseason last year and the Lions later signed him to their practice squad. Detroit waived him in November and he was later claimed off waivers by the Eagles. 

Philadelphia signed LeBlanc to a one-year extension earlier this season. 

In 2018, LeBlanc appeared in 11 games for the Lions and Eagles and recorded 25 tackles, no interceptions and one pass defense.

Perkins, 26, wound up signing on with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent out of Washington back in 2016. He made the 53-man roster during his rookie season but was, unfortunately, cut him loose coming out of the preseason and later signed to their practice squad.

The Eagles signed Perkins to a futures deal for the 2018 season. He was waived coming out of the preseason this year and later signed to the Eagles’ practice squad. 

In 2018, Perkins appeared in nine games for the Eagles and caught five passes for 67 yards receiving and no touchdowns.

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