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Philadelphia Eagles sign a safety to the practice squad

The Eagles made a minor roster move.

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The Philadelphia Eagles made a minor change to their 10-man practice squad on Tuesday morning. The team signed safety Craig Bills and released cornerback Mike Lee. Lee originally signed with the Eagles' practice squad in late November.

The 24-year-old Bills measures in at 6-1, 210 pounds. He played college football at Brigham Young University. (Wait, did Andy Reid make this signing?) Bills went undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft and hadn't signed with an NFL team until now.

It remains to be seen why the Eagles felt they needed an extra safety. The Birds are already carrying four on the main roster with Malcolm Jenkins, Walter Thurmond, Chris Maragos, and Ed Reynolds. Jaylen Watkins and Eric Rowe also have some safety experience.

Here's a reminder of what Philadelphia's 10-man practice squad looks like now:

OL Brett Boyko
OL Malcolm Bunche
CB Randall Evans
LB Brandon Hepburn
WR Freddie Martino
QB Stephen Morris
TE Chris Pantale
DE Travis Raciti
LB Deontae Skinner
S Craig Bills

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