Former Vikings RB Lands with Eagles

Nov 3, 2022; Houston, Texas, USA; Philadelphia Eagles helmet on the sideline during the first quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

Just over a week ago, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday Night Football by a score of 34-26.

Now, it seems the Eagles are turning to a former Vikings RB to help fill out their backfield as they have signed Bryant Koback to their practice squad.

The news was reported by Eagles insider John McMullen, who tweeted, “All the Eagles roster moves today: CB Avonte Maddox was placed on IR and PR/WR Britain Covey was elevated from PS. TE Brady Russell signed to Seahawks 53 from Eagles PS and RB Bryant Koback and Edge Kyron Johnson signed to the Eagles PS.”

Former Vikings RB Signs with Eagles Practice Squad

Former Vikings RB
Aug 14, 2022; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sean Mannion (14) hands off to Minnesota Vikings running back Bryant Koback (38) during a preseason game against the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

After spending the past three months or so with the Seattle Seahawks, Koback now heads to Philadelphia following a game where offseason acquisition D’Andre Swift totaled 175 rushing yards against the Vikings last Thursday.

Koback spent his collegiate years at Toledo and totaled 679 carries for 4026 yards and 45 TDs over four seasons. He then joined the Vikings prior to the 2022 season and spent training camp and preseason in Minnesota.

Sep 11, 2021; South Bend, Indiana, USA; Toledo Rockets running back Bryant Koback (22) is tackled by Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker JD Bertrand (27) in the fourth quarter at Notre Dame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

During three preseason games for the Vikings in 2022, Koback totaled 21 carries for 67 yards and a touchdown. Now, he heads to Philadelphia, joining an RB room that holds Swift, Kenneth Gainwell, Boston Scott, and Rashaad Penny on the 53-man roster.

Josh Frey is a Class of 2020 graduate of The College of Idaho and managing editor of When he’s not writing about the NFL, Josh enjoys running, gaming, or rooting for the Milwaukee Brewers and Bucks. Check out his Twitter account: @Freyed_Chicken.

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