Eagles Promote Four Including RB Elijah Holyfield

The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they have promoted four players from the practice squad to their active roster on Saturday, including RB Elijah Holyfield, DT T.Y. McGill, DE Joe Ostman, and TE Caleb Wilson.

Holyfield, 22, signed with the Panthers as an undrafted free agent out of Georgia. He signed a three-year, $1.755 million contract in 2019 but was cut loose as a rookie and re-signed to Carolina’s practice squad. 

The Eagles signed Holyfield off the Panthers’ practice squad back in December but was cut loose coming out of this year’s preseason and re-signed to their taxi squad.

During his three-year career at Georgia, Holyfield rushed 215 times for 1340 yards and nine touchdowns in 27 games. He also caught seven passes for 63 yards. 


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