Paul Turner did everything he possibly could to make the Eagles' 53-man roster. And he did.
For one day.
After claiming three players, including speedy receiver Bryce Treggs from the 49ers, the Eagles are waiving Turner, according to a league source. The team will need to make two more moves.
Turner, the undrafted rookie from Louisiana Tech, became a fan favorite during training camp and the preseason. During the four-week preseason, he led all Eagles with 17 catches for 165 yards and even had a highlight-reel one-hander. In fact, Turner led the entire NFL with 17 preseason catches. He also excelled as a punt returner, taking one 71 yards to the house in the preseason finale.
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If the rookie clears waivers, the Eagles would like to add him to their practice squad, the source said.