Monday, August 31, 2015

Eagles sign 49ers practice squad LB

The Eagles signed linebacker Monte Simmons off the 49ers practice squad on Monday.

Eagles sign 49ers practice squad LB

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The Eagles have signed linebacker Monte Simmons off the Niners practice squad. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
The Eagles have signed linebacker Monte Simmons off the Niners practice squad. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

The Eagles signed linebacker Monte Simmons off the 49ers practice squad on Monday.

Simmons, signed as an undrafted rookie free agent, spent all of last season on San Francisco's practice squad. He's listed at 6-foot-3, 226 pounds and played college football at Kent State.

Over his four years at Kent State he recorded 21.5 sacks and 38.5 tackles for loss as a defensive end, according to the team's Web site. He's a native of Swissville, Pa., which is near Pittsburgh.

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