McGill signed a contract with the Chargers on Wednesday, Ricky Henne of the team's official site reports.
McGill's spot on the 53-man roster comes following the placement of Corey Liuget (quadriceps) on injured reserve. A four-year pro, McGill spent time with the Chargers earlier this season as a depth pass rusher.
The Eagles released McGill on Tuesday, Reuben Frank of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
McGill -- who played 30 snaps Sunday and recorded three tackles -- is once again looking for another opportunity. The Eagles had already waived him once this season before re-signing him on Nov. 6.
McGill was claimed off waivers from the Chargers in early October, but was waived shortly after due to a failed physical. It appears whatever issue he was dealing with has been sorted out, as he will join the Eagles as a depth lineman for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.
McGill (undisclosed) worked out for the Eagles on Monday, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports.
The Eagles claimed McGill off waivers from the Chargers back in early October, though he was waived shortly after when McGill was unable to pass his physical. It's unlikely the Eagles would bring him in for a workout if he wasn't healthy, but it doesn't seem that the two sides struck a deal after the workout.
McGill was waived by the Eagles on Wednesday following a failed physical.
Philadelphia brought in McGill in hopes of bolstering their defensive front, but the big fella wasn't in as good of shape as the team had hoped. McGill has tallied 18 tackles over his four-year career.
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