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Eagles add former Redskins QB Nate Sudfeld to practice squad

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with 10 players to join the practice squad Sunday. Among them is quarterback Nate Sudfeld, who was recently released by the Washington Redskins as they trimmed their roster down to 53 players.

Sudfeld was drafted in the sixth round in 2016 out of Indiana, where he threw for nearly 8,000 yards with 61 touchdowns to 20 interceptions.

The rest of the practice squad is comprised of players the Eagles cut on Saturday. Here's a look:

QB Nate Sudfeld: The Eagles released a pair of QBs -- Matt McGloin and Dane Evans -- to get to the 53-man. Evans was practice-squad eligible but the Eagles see an upgrade in Sudfeld, who was the third-stringer in Washington behind Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy. An added bonus: Sudfeld knows the Eagles’ Week 1 opponent -- the Redskins -- quite well.

C/G Josh Andrews: The Oregon State product has appeared in 16 games for the Eagles over the last two years. He is coming off a broken hand but could be called up in a pinch.

TE Billy Brown: An undrafted rookie out of Shepherd, Brown flashed this summer and was in the mix for a spot on the 53-man. There is some potential here.

LB Nathan Gerry: The Eagles spent a fifth-round pick on the safety out of Nebraska and spent the spring and summer converting him to linebacker. He injured his hamstring in the third preseason game against the Miami Dolphins.

T Dillon Gordon: On the roster bubble, Gordon was released on the final day of cuts. While he still has a ways to go in his development, it wouldn't be surprising if the Eagles, who are currently carrying eight offensive linemen on the 53-man roster, promote him at some point.

DT Justin Hamilton: He had a strong preseason but the Eagles are pretty stacked at DT. They likely feel fortunate he wasn't claimed off waivers.

RB Byron Marshall: The Oregon product led the Eagles in rushing yards this preseason (111). The team currently has five running backs on the active roster, and now one on the practice squad as well.

CB C.J. Smith: Carson Wentz's teammate at North Dakota State, Smith was in competition for a starting corner job this preseason but the acquisition of Ronald Darby and some inconsistent play hurt his chances.

WR Bryce Treggs: He deserved a spot on the 53-man based on merit, but the front office opted to keep rookie fifth-round pick Shelton Gibson instead. Treggs had 12 catches for 141 yards in the preseason.

WR Greg Ward: The former Houston quarterback opened some eyes this summer and transitioned to receiver better than expected. If he continues to develop, he could be a decent slot receiver option.

Also of note: The Eagles waived/injured DE Alex McCalister Saturday. Since he went unclaimed, he goes on the team's injured reserve list for the second straight year.