The Eagles have retained one of their free agents, signing tight end Albert Okwuegbunam to a new one-year deal.

The team traded for Okwuegbunam and a 2025 seventh-round pick, sending a 2025 sixth-round pick to Denver.

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He was an interesting acquisition by Howie Roseman after catching 54 passes for 546 yards and four touchdowns in 26 games with the Broncos. However, he had very little impact for the Eagles, appearing in just four games in 2023, and did not register a catch.

The Eagles could be in line to add a second tight end behind veteran Dallas Goedert, but bringing back Okwuegbunam is a bit of a surprise.

He didn't see time over Jack Stoll or Grant Calcaterra while Goedert was down with an injury. 

Okwuegbunam was drafted out of Missouri in the fourth round by Denver in 2020. He spent his first three seasons as a backup with the Broncos, missing parts of 2020 and 2021 with a torn ACL and hamstring injury.

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