The Eagles activated right tackle Lane Johnson from the reserve/COVID-19 list, the team announced Tuesday. Johnson was originally placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on July 29, along with linebacker Nathan Gerry and offensive tackle Jordan Mailata. Gerry was activated Sunday, which leaves Mailata as the lone player remaining on the list.
Sign up for Eagles Extra: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters Could the talk about being treated as a grown man have been directed toward Lions coach Matt Patricia? Patricia and Slay had a disagreement during a film session in 2018. Since that infamous film session, the situation deteriorated to the point where Slay requested a trade, a move that eventually saw Slay land with the Eagles.
If he can get back to form, he could be a good role player who also helps out on special teams coverage. There’s a battle for the fourth running back spot between Holyfield and the two undrafted rookie free agents: Michael Warren and Adrian Killins. Fans have become smitten with Killins’ speed but the Eagles might prefer to keep a more physical pounder in the Jordan Howard mold.