Sec 247 Pod 60: Hindsight is 20-20
Phillies Catcher Realmuto Wins Silver Slugger Award

Eagles Claim Safety Marcus Epps Off Waivers

Embed from Getty Images

By Paul Bowman, Sports Talk Philly Editor

Following the signing of Jordan Matthews to his third stint with the team earlier in the week, the Eagles still had one roster spot vacant due to their release of Andrew Sendejo.

On Thursday afternoon, the Eagles announced they had claimed safety Marcus Epps off of waivers to fill that spot.

Oddly enough, the Eagles claimed Epps from the Vikings - who released him to make room for Andrew Sendejo.

Epps was drafted in the sixth-round by the Vikings in the 2019 draft out of Wyoming.

He has appeared in eight games for the Vikings this season, though he has played just 12 defensive snaps and made one tackle.

Epps had carved out a role with the Vikings as a special teams guy, however.

The Eagles are taking a flier on Epps, though it is unclear if they intend to give him and defensive snaps this season or plan to keep him in a special teams role and develop him for the future.

At Wyoming, Epps recorded 214 tackles across 50 games played. He also managed two sacks, four fumble recoveries, 22 defensed passes and nine interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown.


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)