Roster Move: Eagles place WR Mack Hollins on IR

6 September 2018 Eagles News

It’s a few hours before the Eagles open up their season against the Atlanta Falcons and they have made a roster move.

The Eagles have placed wide receiver Mack Hollins on injured reserve.

Hollins was set to have a breakout year with the Eagles this season. Under new wide receivers coach Gunter Brewer, Hollins was primed for a bigger role. Brewer coached Hollins at the University of North Carolina.

Last season Hollins was a key special teams player and deep threat. Losing a player like him stings, however, the Eagles already have replacements for him in Mike Wallace and Markus Wheaton.

Moving forward, we wish Hollins a speedy recovery. For now, the team will be fine with Wallace and Wheaton manning the go routes.


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