Holton signed a futures contract with Philadelphia on Tuesday.
Holton appeared in one game for the Raiders this season, playing 10 snaps and not recording a catch. He spent much of the season on Oakland's practice squad and will look to carve out a role as a depth receiver and special teams player on the Eagles' active roster in 2019.
Holton re-signed with the Raiders' practice squad Wednesday, Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Holton was waived Monday to make room for tight end Darren Waller, but now finds his way back to the practice squad. The Cincinnati product was activated ahead of Sunday's loss to the Ravens -- a game in which he logged 10 offensive snaps. In a corresponding move, the Raiders also signed edge defender James Cowser to the practice squad.
Holton was waived by the Raiders on Monday, Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Holton was waived by the Raiders to make room for tight end Darren Waller on the 53-man roster. The 27-year-old was promoted from the practice squad last week, but has ultimately been cut after playing only 10 offensive snaps during Sunday's loss to the Ravens. If Holton goes unclaimed on waivers, he'll be free to search for a depth role elsewhere in the league.
Holton has spent the entire 2018 season on Oakland's practice squad, and will now see an opportunity to earn snaps on the 53-man roster following injuries to Jordy Nelson (knee), Martavis Bryant (knee) and Dwayne Harris (chest). The 2016 undrafted free agent is likely to see a limited amount of offensive targets, and will attempt to use his 6-foot-1, 190-pound frame to make the most of them. Holton notably spent a brief stint on the Raiders' practice squad as a converted cornerback, and could conceivably put his versatility to use on special teams.
Holton is taking some reps at the defensive back position Thursday, Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Holton's time in the Colt's practice squad could revolve around a potential transition from wideout to cornerback. The position change makes some sense, given Holton's impressive speed and trouble with drops, but it remains to be seen whether the third-year pro will thrive at the defensive back position. If Holton can offer usage as a depth piece in addition to special teams, it could increase his chances of sticking to a 53-man roster down the road.
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