Eagles declare QB Ian Ebook from Saints after last cuts

Eagles declare QB Ian Ebook from Saints after last cuts

The Eagles have discovered their third quarterback, claiming Notre Dame product Ian Ebook, who was launched in last cuts by the Saints.

After Tuesday’s deadline, Eagles common supervisor Howie Roseman stated the Eagles would “actually” have a 3rd quarterback behind Jalen Hurts and Gardner Minshew on the lively roster or apply squad.

By claiming Ebook, they’ll have three on their 53-man roster.

Over the summer time, the Eagles had Reid Sinnett working as their third-down quarterback, however Sinnett actually struggled within the preseason, slipping away from a roster spot. In addition they had UDFA Carson Robust from Nevada, however Robust barely acquired any apply reps or snaps in video games.

The Eagles, in the meantime, had two of their cuts claimed by different groups: OL Jack Anderson was claimed by the Giants and Josh Blackwell by the Bears.

To make room for Ebook, the Eagles should make a corresponding transfer. They can not simply put one participant on IR.

Ebook, 24, was drafted by the Saints within the fourth spherical in 2021 (choose 133 total). He ended up enjoying in a single recreation as a rookie. Booker (6-0, 206) began for the Saints in Week 15 in opposition to the Dolphins. In that recreation, he accomplished 12 of 20 passes for 135 yards and a couple of interceptions in a 20-3 loss.

Throughout his school profession at Notre Dame, Ebook accomplished 63.8% of his passes for almost 9,000 yards with 72 touchdowns and 20 interceptions. He was a three-year starter for the Preventing Irish.

This is what NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein wrote in regards to the Ebook in the course of the 2021 pre-draft course of:

“Notre Dame’s winningest quarterback brings with him quite a lot of management and total intangibles. He additionally has huge expertise of the sport in his background. Nevertheless, his arm measurement and power fall beneath NFL requirements, and there is nothing in his recreation that he can actually hold his hat on to counter these points. He makes receivers work laborious for the catch and was horrible throwing outdoors numbers in 2020. He’s efficient on RPO calls. He additionally does a great job of sensing pocket strain and sliding round it or stepping outdoors the pocket to make performs. He’s a succesful runner and a plus athlete, however lacks the required recreation traits to make a splash within the NFL.

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