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Eagles, Falcons Agree To Minor NFL Trade

A general view of the Philadelphia Eagles stadium.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 06: A general view prior to the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 6, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Two weeks ago, the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons played against each other. Tonight, they completed a trade with one another.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Eagles are sending safety Johnathan Cyprien to Atlanta, with linebacker Duke Riley heading back to Philly.

There are draft picks involved in the deal as well, with the Eagles exchanging their 2020 seventh-rounder for Atlanta's 2020 sixth-round choice.

The Eagles confirmed the details of the transaction moments ago.

Philadelphia signed Cyprien to a free agent contract this offseason after he missed all of 2018 with an ACL injury. Cyprien made one tackle in four games for the Eagles, playing primarily on special teams.

A second-round pick of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2013, Cyprien spent four seasons with the Jags before moving over to the Tennessee Titans in 2017.

Riley was the Falcons' third-round selection in 2017. However, his playing time dwindled this season after he recorded 90 total tackles in his first two campaigns.

This fall, Riley has been mostly used on special teams with Atlanta. He became expendable as the Falcons search for safety depth following the season-ending injury to Keanu Neal.