Eagles announce 3 roster moves as the team starts preparation for Raiders

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The Eagles announced three roster moves as the team starts preparation for a Sunday matchup in Las Vegas against the Raiders.

Eagles Sign WR Deon Cain

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The Eagles signed wide receiver Deon Cain to the practice squad on Monday, releasing linebacker Christian Elliss.

Standing 6-foot-2, 202-pounds, Cain is familiar to Head Coach Nick Sirianni as he was Indianapolis’ sixth-round pick in 2018 out of Clemson.

Eagles release Christian Elliss

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Ellis was making his second stint with Philadelphia.

Elliss was signed by the Vikings as a rookie free agent out of Idaho. A first-team All-Big Sky selection in each of the past two seasons, Elliss saw his 2020 season wiped out by COVID-19.

Sua Opeta returns

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In addition to practice squad maneuvers, the Eagles activated guard Sua Opeta from the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday.

Opeta missed the past two games while on the reserve list.

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