In wake of Andrews trade, Eagles re-sign G Jean-Gilles

The Philadelphia Eagles have re-signed guard Max Jean-Gilles to bring their roster to 53 players, the team announced Sunday.

The Eagles released Jean-Gilles on Saturday before trading guard Stacy Andrews to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for an undisclosed 2011 draft pick.

The trade wasn't completed until after the 6 p.m. ET roster deadline, so the Eagleswere forced to keep Andrews on the roster.

With Andrews' departure, the Eagles' roster dipped to 52 players, paving the way for Jean-Gilles return.

The team's Web site states that the Eagles worked a deal with Jean-Gilles prior to cutting him. As a vested veteran, Jean-Gilles isn't subject to the NFL's waiver-claim procedure, Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said on Saturday.

The Eagles now house 10 offensive linemen on the roster.

Jean-Gilles was drafted by the Eagles in the 4th round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He has appeared in 29 games with the Eagles, starting 16.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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