PHILADELPHIA >> As they arrived for training camp Wednesday, the Eagles were to be joined by a new wide receiver.
Kamar Aiken, a six-year NFL veteran, signed a one-year deal, the club announced.
Aiken played in 15 games last season for Indianapolis, starting seven. He caught 15 passes for 133 yards
Undrafted out of Central Florida in 2011, he landed in Buffalo, playing two games with the Bills in 2011. In 2012, he played one game for New England.
By 2013, Aiken was with the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad. From 2014 through 2016, he enjoyed success with the Ravens. His best season was in 2015, when he made 14 starts, caught five touchdown passes and had 944 receiving yards.
With veterans Alshon Jeffery, Nelson Agholor, Mack Hollins and Mike Wallace expected to dominate the depth chart, Aiken, 29, will try to win status as the Birds’ No. 5 receiver.
Shelton Gibson, a 2017 fifth-round draft choice who caught two passes last season is also in that mix.
The Eagles were to report to training camp Wednesday at the NovaCare Complex. Their first practice will be at noon Thursday, and camp will continue Friday, Saturday and Sunday. They are not open to the public.
The Birds will be off Monday. Their first preseason game will be Aug. 9 when the Steelers visit the Linc.