The Eagles signed Canadian rugby star Adam Zaruba to a three-year contract Monday, bringing him in to play tight end.
Zaruba, 26, is 6-foot-5 and 265 pounds. He joins a tight end group that includes Zach Ertz, Trey Burton, Brent Celek, Anthony Denham, and undrafted rookie Billy Brown.
Zaruba worked out for the Eagles on Sunday and takes the roster spot previously held by cornerback Dwayne Gratz. He cannot join the team until he's granted a visa.
Although he's a rugby star, he played football at the Carson Graham Secondary School in Vancouver. He was also recruited to play at Simon Fraser University. Zaruba joined Canada's national rugby team in 2014.