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Chad Hall led Eagles in preseason catches.

Exhibition Hall

Chad Hall could be on the chopping block when the Eagles roster is cut to 53 players. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
Chad Hall could be on the chopping block when the Eagles roster is cut to 53 players. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

Second-year wide receiver Chad Hall caught two passes Thursday night — one a 16-yard TD to open the scoring (at right) — and finished the preseason as the Eagles' leading pass-catcher.

Eagles' preseason reception leaders since 2000 (*had no catches during the regular season):

Year    Player   Rec.   Yds.   TD
2000 Dameane Douglas    13 132 0
2001 Todd Pinkston
Duce Staley
Jamie Reader
6
6
6
60
52
24
0
0
0
2002 *Dameane Douglas 9 83 0
2003 Reno Mahe 13 75 0
2004 *Kori Dickerson 9 93 0
2005 *Carlos Perez 9 69 0
2006 *Jabar Gaffney 9 90 0
2007 Brent Celek 13 143 0
2008 DeSean Jackson 16 189 0
2009 *Eldra Buckley 14 95 1
2010 Riley Cooper 9 149 1
2011 Chad Hall 11 138 1
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