Eagles Rumors: Devon Allen Waived; WR is 2-Time Olympic Hurdler for Team USA


PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 24: Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Devon Allen (82) runs back a punt during the Preseason game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Philadelphia Eagles on August 24, 2023, at Lincoln Financial Field, in Philadelphia, PA. (Photo by Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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The Philadelphia Eagles are waiving pass receiver Devon Allen, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo

Garafolo included there’s a possibility Allen might sign up with Philly’s practice team if he clears waivers.

The 28- year-old put his football profession on hold after his junior season with Oregon in2016 He has actually two times represented the United States in the 110- meter difficulties in the Summer Olympics (2016 and 2021).

Allen signed with the Eagles ahead of the 2022 project however didn’t make a look throughout the routine season.

The 6′ 0″ pass-catcher continues to run competitively. He completed with a season-best (1304 seconds) in the obstacles at the NYC Grand Prix in June however was not able to reproduce that efficiency in the U.S. outside champions. He needed to withdraw midway through the occasion due to a calf injury

Allen appeared in the Eagles’ last 2 preseason video games. While he inhabited a minimal function in the death video game (3 receptions for 28 backyards), he displayed his return abilities in the group’s 27-13 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. He took the opening kick 73 lawns to assist establish an ultimate one-yard goal run by Trey Sermon.

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Allen undoubtedly has first-rate speed, however that just presumes in the NFL. Taking a profession as a return professional is all however difficult nowadays too with the league progressively making kickoffs unimportant.

Based on Garafolo’s report, Allen will a minimum of stay on the NFL periphery and preserve a chance at ultimately splitting a game-day team.

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