The Eagles have made a roster move at center, signing Matt Tennant and releasing Steve Vallos.
Tennant (6-5, 300) was originally a fifth-round pick by the Saints in 2010. He played his college ball at Boston College. In 2010 and 2011, Tennant appeared in six games for New Orleans, but did not start any of them, according to Pro Football Focus. He was let go and claimed on waivers by the Patriots before this season. New England released Tennant once previously, but ended up re-signing him. Tennant did not dress for any games with the Patriots.
The area where the Eagles are most likely to shake up personnel during the bye week is the offensive line.
The problem? They don’t have a lot of options. We’ll see if they sign someone or even make a trade. But given the way the roster currently stands, let’s take a look at all five spots to see where things could be headed in the final 10 games.
The following Eagles are inactive for today’s 1 p.m. game against the Steelers: Trent Edwards, Riley Cooper, Chris Polk, Akeem Jordan, Steve Vallos, Nate Menkin and Vinny Curry.
Eagles center Jason Kelce will not play again in 2012. The team announced today that he has been placed on season-long injured reserve.
With Jason Kelce sidelined, the Eagles are likely to sign veteran center Steve Vallos Tuesday.
The Eagles had not been in contact with Jamaal Jackson as of Monday morning. Here’s a look at some possible candidates to add depth to the center position: