Running back Donnel Pumphrey was among the players released by the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday.
Pumphrey was a fourth-round pick in 2017 after becoming the all-time NCAA rushing leader at San Diego State. He spent his rookie season on injured reserve because of a hamstring injury and missed the first three preseason games this year because of injuries. Pumphrey could return on the practice squad if he clears waivers.
The Eagles also acquired safety Deiondre' Hall from the Bears for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2019. Hall is suspended for the first game and won't count against the 53-man roster.
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, and veteran defensive end Steven Means also were released.
Safety Chris Maragos was placed on the physically unable to perform list, and defensive tackle Tim Jernigan on reserve/non-football injury list.
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, Joe Ostman, Danny Ezechukwu, Aziz Shittu and Winston Craig; offensive linemen Toby Weathersby, Aaron Evans, Jon Toth Jakob Silfverberg Jersey
, Darrell Greene and Taylor Hart; and safeties Ironhead Gallon and Jeremy Reaves.
Tim Tebow has been promoted to Double-A after going 1 for 18 with 11 strikeouts in big league spring training for the New York Mets.
The Mets said Wednesday that the outfielder has been assigned to start the season at Binghamton of the Eastern League. The Rumble Ponies open their season at home on April 5 against Portland.
The 30-year-old Tebow, a former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback, split last season between a pair of Class A teams, Columbia, South Carolina Youth Dontae Johnson Jersey
, and St. Lucie. He hit .226 with eight homers and 52 RBIs in 126 games.
Tebow, who is not on the Mets' 40-man major league roster, was hampered during spring training by a left ankle sprain. Youth Kansas City Chiefs Jerseys