Former Davenport Central standout Julian Vandervelde is back on the Philadelphia Eagles’ 53-man roster.
The Eagles signed the former Iowa Hawkeye off their practice squad Wednesday after placing starting right tackle Todd Herremans on injured resevere.
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“I always thought I’d be back in Philadelphia,” Vandervelde told the Philadelphia Daily News. “The situation in which I find myself back on (the 53-man) is tragic, with four of our starters from last year down...All I can do is make the most of the opportunity.”
The offensive lineman was the Eagles’ fifth-round pick in 2011 NFL Draft.