Eagles Make Four Practice Squad Moves Including Signing RB Kerryon Johnson

The Eagles announced on Tuesday they have made four practice squad moves, including signing RB Kerryon Johnson

Philadelphia also signed OL Luke Juriga and released K Matt McCrane while placing WR John Hightower on the COVID-19 list. 

Philadelphia’s practice squad now includes: 

  1. T Kayode Awosika
  2. WR John Hightower (COVID-19)
  3. RB Jason Huntley
  4. DE Matt Leo (International)
  5. LB JaCoby Stevens
  6. DT Raequan Williams
  7. WR KeeSean Johnson
  8. DT Marvin Wilson
  9. DE Cameron Malveaux
  10. TE Noah Togiai (COVID-19)
  11. WR Deon Cain
  12. TE Richard Rodgers
  13. DB Craig James
  14. LB Christian Elliss
  15. DB Jared Mayden
  16. DB Mac McCain
  17. OT Casey Tucker
  18. RB Kerryon Johnson
  19. OL Luke Juriga

Johnson, 24, is a former second-round pick of the Lions back in 2018. He was in the final year of his four-year, $6,503,698 rookie contract that included a $2,809,960 signing bonus when Detroit waived him last summer. 

He was claimed by the Eagles but was waived with an injury designation and released with a settlement in August. 

The 49ers signed Johnson to their practice squad but released him in October. 

In 2020, Johnson appeared in all 16 games for the Lions and rushed for 181 yards on 52 carries (3.5 YPC) to go along with 19 receptions for 187 yards receiving and three total touchdowns.

We have him included in our Top 100 Available 2021 Free Agents list.

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