There are truly no days off at the NovaCare Complex. With the MInnesota Vikings in their rearview mirror and with their sights now firmly set on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Philadelphia Eagles aren't just putting their game plan together. They reportedly worked out several prospects as they continue to keep their options open.
According to a Tuesday transaction report from the NFL, the Eagles worked out six players. Guess what? One of the invited players spent some time with those same Vikings. Another played Philly as recently as 2022.
Jot these names down somewhere. The Eagles have reportedly shown interest.
The roster-building process never ends. In a demolition derby like the NFL, that's a good thing. Let's take a moment to look at the guys that the Birds are interested in. One seems to have already earned his wings.
Cornerback William Jackson III
William Jackson is the most recognizable name on the list. A former first-round draftee, He has spent time with both the Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington Football Team/Commanders.
EDGE Elerson Smith
Remember that Arryn Siposs punt that was blocked by the New York Giants last season? You know... the punt Siposs was injured on? It was Elerson Smith that git home of we're not mistaken . He spent three years with the Giants. He has 11 tackles on his resume.
A six-foot-six, 252-pounder, his frame would make some ask if he knows how to play tight end.
Running back John Kelly
At five-foot-ten and 205 pounds, John Kelly is slightly undersized and plays the game's most punishing position. He has spent spent time with the Los Angeles Rams (2018-2019) and the Cleveland Browns (2020-2022). So far, as a professional he has toted the ball 32 times for 96 yards on the ground.
Tight end E.J. Jenkins
E.J. Jenkins and Elerson Smith. Jenkins is a tight end. Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the New York Jets this past offseason, he skilled as both a blocker and receiver.
Linebacker Isaiah Moore
Isaiah Mooore was a five-year starter and a three-time captain at N.C. State. He was an undrafted rookie free agent signing of the Kansas City Chiefs but was waived during camp after suffering an injury.
RB Bryant Koback
At the time of this story's release, Bryant Koback is the lone prospect the Eagles have added to their practice squad or roster. Keep those other guys in mind though. When in a pinch if injuries occur, Philly tends to call guys they are already familiar with, even if we're discussing an acquisition that comes down the line.