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Eagles Sign Wide Receiver Kamar Aiken

  • The 29-year-old receiver played for the Colts, Ravens, Patriots, Bears, and Bills in his six-year career.

The Eagles announced Wednesday the signing of 29-year-old wide receiver Kamar Aiken to a one-year deal.

The 6-2, 216-pound receiver has played 66 games in six NFL seasons, totaling 1,672 yards on 143 receptions and nine touchdowns in his career. In 15 games (seven starts) last season for the Indianapolis Colts, Aiken compiled 15 receptions for 133 yards.

Aiken played his college ball at Central Florida, finishing with 121 catches for 1,924 yards and 17 touchdowns. He set Central Florida freshman receiving records with 33 catches, 584 yards, and five touchdowns as a true freshman in 2007. Aiken signed with the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2011 and spent the first half of the season on the practice squad before being promoted to the active roster.

In 2012, Aiken played on the practice squads of the Chicago Bears and New England Patriots before seeing time on the Patriots’ active roster late in the season. Aiken signed with the Baltimore Ravens in 2014 where he would go on to play three seasons.

Aiken played in 16 games each season for the Ravens from 2014-16, compiling 128 catches, 1,539 yards, and nine touchdowns. In 2015, Aiken started 14 games and finished with 944 yards on 75 receptions with five touchdowns. His addition to the roster brings the Eagles to 12 total wide receivers as players reported to Training Camp on Wednesday.

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