Eagles training on team news: two in, two out

The Philadelphia Eagles officially announced some changes to their coaching staff Wednesday morning. Here is an overview:

  • WR Auden Tate and TE Dalton Keene are signed to the coaching staff.
  • QB Reid Sinnett and RB La’Mical Perine have been released from the coaching squad.

Let’s sort this news on a player-by-player basis.


AUDEN TATE

Tate’s signature word first broke on Tuesday night. Jordan Schultz originally had the scoop:

Tate is a relatively interesting addition to the coaching team. It’s small enough to think that it still offers some level of upside. He boasts his 95th percentile height (6’4⅞”), 95th percentile weight (228 pounds), and 92nd percentile arm length (33¾”) for his position. He brings NFL experience to the table with 118 career goals for 61 receptions, 799 yards (average 13.1), and two touchdowns in 35 games (12 starts).

Tate spent four seasons in Cincinnati after the Bengals selected him as the seventh-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. He left Sensei to sign with the Falcons earlier this year but Atlanta cut him off to reduce the roster to 80 players. He only scored one reception for seven yards in pre-season.

Tate isn’t likely to hit much in Philly but there are worse ways to spend a training spot. He is the fourth recipient on PS along with Deon Cain, Britain Covey and Devon Allen.

dalton king

Keene was a third-round pick (101st overall) by the New England Patriots in the 2020 NFL Draft. The Butts loved him enough to trade him.

Injury issues have restricted Kane, who turned 23 in April, to just three professional receptions for 16 yards. Despite this limited production, the Eagles seem interested in his rise.

Here’s a draft of his pre-screening report from NFL.com:

The versatility of a Swiss Army Knife that performs in the line, as a wingback, from the slot, as a linebacker, and even as a personal protector in pass protection. He’s slim but well-defined and his speed of play and competitiveness is a plus. He’ll struggle against the power of the NFL at attack point, but his ability to block into space and capture soccer makes him a natural fit for an H-back role, where teams can align around the formation as needed. He should fit into the primary private team role although surprisingly he is inexperienced in this field. He has the attributes of playing in the league and the mental makeup of the third day goal.

Sounds like an interesting player around.

mind riding

Sinnett was QB4 with the Eagles claiming Ian Book to keep the QB3 roster. It was expendable.

LA’MICAL PERINE

News of the Eagles being added to their coaching squad surfaced ahead of the news that they claimed Trey Sermon had blocked concessions from the San Francisco 49ers. Perrin was consumable as a fifth-back at best. The Eagles still have Kennedy Brooks on the coaching staff behind Miles Sanders, Boston Scott, Kenneth Jenwell and orator on the list.


Eagle workout team

WR Oden Tate

T Dalton King

CB Mac McCain

LB Davion Taylor

WR Devon Allen

J/T Kayode Oosica

RB Kennedy Brooks

WR Dion Kane

S Andre Schacher

Out for Raven Clark

WR Britain Coffee

LB Christian Ellis

CB Mario Goodrich

Noah Tujiay

J Cameron Tom

DT Marvin Wilson

Di Matt Liu (Exempt)