Ed Eagan
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Return specialist
Personal information
Born: (1993-06-19) June 19, 1993 (age 27)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school:Holy Cross (LA)
College:Northwestern State
Career history
* Dallas Cowboys ( 2016)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Ed Eagan (born June 19, 1993) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Northwestern State.

College careerEdit

As a freshman at Northwestern State, Eagan played sporadically at cornerback and return duty. He scored his first touchdown on an 82-yard kick return against Sam Houston State.

Eagan switched to receiver his sophomore year, but maintained his return duties. He became the second-leading receiver for Northwestern State and its top returner. In 2014, his junior year, Eagan broke various records at Northwestern, including career kickoff return yardage (2,125), single-season kickoff return yardage (1,045), single-season kickoff returns (45), single-season receptions (73) by 19 catches, single-game receiving yardage (238 vs. McNeese), and tied the single-game receptions mark (13 vs. Abilene Christian). He also won various awards, including All-American by College Sporting News, All-Southland Conference at receiver, returner, and all-purpose, and Associated Press 2014 FCS All-American Team, All-Purpose Player. [1]

Eagan finished his college career with 177 receptions and 2,228 receiving yards, both Northwestern records.[2] He had 13 receiving touchdowns, as well as over 2,900 kick return yards and 4 return touchdowns.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Dallas CowboysEdit

Eagan signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2016.[4] He was released by the Cowboys on August 10, 2016.[5]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On August 14, 2016, Eagan was signed by the Cleveland Browns.[6] He was released by the Browns on August 29, 2016.[7]

Buffalo BillsEdit

On September 27, 2016, Eagan was signed to the Buffalo Bills' practice squad.[8] He was promoted to the active roster on October 25, 2016 but was released three days later.[9][10] He was re-signed to the practice squad on October 31, 2016.[11]

New York GiantsEdit

On August 18, 2017, Eagan signed with the New York Giants.[12] He was waived on September 2, 2017 and re-signed to the practice squad on September 20, 2017.[13] He was promoted to the active roster on October 10, 2017.[14] He was waived on November 14, 2017.[15]


  1. Northwestern State Athletics - Ed Eagan - 2015
  2. "Browns sign WR Ed Eagan". Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  3. Football | NCAA | Player Stats - Ed Eagan - Northwestern State Demons -
  4. Helman, David. "Cowboys Make Five Roster Moves; Announce Undrafted Free Agents". Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  5. "Dallas Cowboys claim OL Mike McQueen off of waivers from San Diego, release WR Ed Eagan".
  6. "Browns sign WR Ed Eagan". Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  7. "Browns trim roster to 75". Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  8. "Bills release K Jordan Gay; Sign two to PS". Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  9. Brown, Chris. "Bills elevate practice squad WR Eagan to active roster". Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  10. Brown, Chris (October 28, 2016). "Bills elevate TE Christian to the 53-man roster".
  11. "Bills Re-Sign WR Ed Eagan & TE Manasseh Garner To Practice Squad".
  12. Eisen, Michael (August 18, 2017). "Giants sign WR's Ed Eagan and Canaan Severin".
  13. Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2017). "New York Giants announce 2017 53-man roster". Archived from the original on December 5, 2017.
  14. Alper, Josh (October 10, 2017). "Giants promote another WR with Brandon Marshall on IR".
  15. Eisen, Michael (November 14, 2017). "Giants roster moves: Keenan Robinson placed on IR; Three players signed".

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