The Philadelphia Eagles waived two players on Friday evening, according to an official announcement from the team: defensive tackle Bruce Hector and undrafted rookie free agent cornerback Prince Smith. Hector and Smith were long shots at best to make the 53-man roster so this news hardly comes as a surprise. Here’s what we previously wrote about their outlooks heading into training camp: BRUCE HECTOR — Hector originally signed with Philly as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2018.
Eagles Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz interrupted his Zoom conference Friday to urge the PIAA not to give in to Gov. Tom Wolf’s recommendation that high school sports in Pennsylvania be shelved until January of 2021. Ertz challenged the governor, the PIAA, state health authorities and high schools to find a way to preserve sports for high school athletes. The appeal came shortly before the PIAA was to decide whether to go along with Wolf.
The Philadelphia Eagles are re-signing veteran defensive end Vinny Curry, NFL Media reported Friday. According to NFL Media, Curry could make up to $2 million on a one-year contract. Curry, 32, recorded five sacks for the Eagles in 2019, which marked his highest total since his nine-sack campaign in 2014.