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Eagles sign Davion Taylor to practice squad

The Eagles signed linebacker Davion Taylor to their practice squad Thursday, a league source told NBC Sports

After a quick start, Taylor struggled in the preseason and had a very tough time in the

Earlier Thursday, head coach Nick Sirianni indicated that he hoped to bring Taylor back, presumably on the

“We still want Davion to be a part of this organization, we’ll see what happens,” Sirianni

Later in the day, Taylor cleared waivers, making him an unrestricted free agent, and by late afternoon

He played in 12 games with one start as a rookie and nine games with six starts last

He has 51 career tackles, one tackle for loss, two forced fumbles in 282 career defensive snaps

He’s also played 209 special teams snaps, mostly his rookie year

The only other linebacker on the Eagles’ practice squad is Christian Ellis, who missed significant time in

Those on the practice squad earn a minimum of $11,500 per week

They can be elevated to the game-day roster up to three times per year, and they earn

It’s rare for a player the Eagles drafted as high as Taylor to pop up on

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