Eagles Sign Canadian Rugby Star Adam Zaruba to Contract

The Eagles on Monday signed undrafted free-agent and Canadian rugby star Adam Zaruba to a three-year contract.

The 26-year-old Vancouver native, who checks in at 6-foot-5, 265 pounds, was inked to a deal as part of a camp tryout. He will try out as a tight end. With Zaruba in the fold, for the time being, there are now four tight ends on the camp roster with him, Zach Ertz, Trey Burton and Brent Celek.

Zaruba's football experience is not extensive. His last competitive game came in high school as he redshirted freshman year in college and then didn't play the next two seasons.

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Zaruba then found his calling in rugby, as he was a full-time member of the Canadian national team by 2014.

With the signing, the Birds' camp roster sits at the 90-player limit.

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