Philadelphia Eagles are turning to a familiar face to help their injury-depleted receiving core. According to NFL Networks Ian Rapoport, Eagles have signed wide receiver Jordan Matthews on Wednesday.
Eagles found themselves in need of a WR following the surgery of DeSean Jackson, who will now miss the remainder of the year. Matthews looked like a natural fit, as he wore Eagles’ jersey on two previous occasions.
Matthews started the year with San Francisco 49ers and he ended up being released during the final roster cuts. He was resigned in late October, but played only three snaps before being released once again.
Philadelphia Eagles were Jordan Matthews’ first team in NFL, drafting him in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Matthews played three years in Philly before being traded to Buffalo Bills ahead of the 2017 season.
After a poor showing with the Bills and unsuccessful stint with New England Patriots, Matthews returned to Philly in 2018. He ended up having 20 catches for 300 yards and two touchdowns.