The Inquirer’s Jeff McLane reported today that the Eagles are expected to sign cornerback Dwayne Gratz to the 53-man roster.
#Eagles are expected to sign CB Dwayne Gratz to their 53-man roster, per source. Was last with the Rams.— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) December 12, 2016
CSN Philadelphia’s Dave Zangaro has since reported the same thing. ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports the team will sign Gratz to a two-year deal.
Dwayne Gratz will be signing a 2-year deal with #Eagles.— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) December 12, 2016
Gratz, 26, was drafted in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. In three seasons with the Jaguars, he played in 40 games, including starting 25 games. He piled up 91 tackles, three interceptions, two forced fumbles, and one interception returned for a touchdown.
This season, he started the year with the Jaguars before being released in October. He signed with the Rams on October 11, before being released on November 22.
Gratz grew up in nearby Piscataway, N.J., and went to the University of Connecticut for college. He stands 5-foot-11 and weighs 200 pounds.