With tight end
The versatile Igwenagu, 6-2, 245, played both fullback and tight end for the Eagles throughout the preseason and he's been a member of the team's practice squad since Week 1. An All-Colonial Athletic Association performer during his time at Massachusetts, Igwenagu was signed by the Eagles as a priority undrafted free agent immediately following the 2012 NFL Draft. Igwenagu was a jack of all trades in college, where he played three offensive and one defensive position during his tenure.
With Celek out, Igwenagu and
"Definitely, making tackles and things like that are the characteristics of a linebacker, so that's something that I'll look to do if (I get called up)," he said Tuesday.
Igwenagu participated in the Senior Bowl during the run-up to last April's NFL Draft and he said that he had several contract offers once he went undrafted. But he chose the Eagles and he hasn't regretted it since.
"It just felt like a good fit," Igwenagu said. "I talked to coach Reid after the draft. (General manager Howie) Roseman gave me a call as well and I talked to a couple of the area scouts. I just felt like it was a good fit. Coach Reid was just telling me how he promoted open competition and I liked that.
"I'm happy with it. I guess I haven't really thought otherwise."
With Patterson out, the Eagles filled signed defensive tackle
There is one remaining spot open on the practice squad.
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