Looks like rookie Charles Scott's time in Philadelphia was even shorter than previously expected. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Eagles have just completed a trade with the Arizona Cardinals that will send Scott to Arizona in exchange for rookie cornerback Jorrick Calvin.
Calvin, a sixth round pick out of Troy, figures to compete for a spot on the practice squad. It's hard to imagine him beating out reserve cornerbacks Joselio Hanson, Trevard Lindley, and Dimitri Patterson at this stage in the preseason. The 5'11" 184 lb rookie has shown skill on special teams and zone coverage, with the added bonus of being able to return kicks. Still, with the PR and KR slots already locked up by DeSean Jackson and Ellis Hobbs, Calvin won't have the opportunity to play more than a reserve role. For more on our newest Eagle, check out his post-draft analysis from our friends at Revenge of the Birds.
Scott, a fan favorite coming into camp, quickly fell down the depth chart due to an abysmal performance in training camp and was eventually designated as the backup to Leonard Weaver at fullback. While Scott had the potential to be a bruising runner, he just could not catch the football - something Andy Reid values highly in a running back. Now, with Scott on his way to Arizona, Eldra Buckley has all but locked up the third RB position (barring a miraculous breakout performance from J.J. Arrington) and CFL rookie of the year Martell Mallett now has a good chance of making the practice squad.