The Arizona Cardinals announced another signing of a player who was a participant in the NFL Veteran Combine. They added tight end Ifeanyi Momah, signing him to a one-year contract.
Momah (6-7, 248) entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Philadelphia in 2013 out of Boston College but was waived during final cuts. He returned to the Eagles on a future contract and spent the 2014 offseason with Philadelphia before being released on August 30. Momah then spent time on the practice squads of Cleveland and Detroit last year and signed a future contract with the Lions on December 30, but was released on February 3. Momah played in 34 career games at Boston College and had 39 receptions for 629 yards and six touchdowns.
According to Adam Caplan, Momah has good straight-line speed and, in addition to already having added about 10 pounds of muscle to his frame, he can add even more weight.
In Philly, he was listed as a wide receiver.
There is no way to know if he will be in the mix for a roster spot or if he will end up being a camp body, but his addition gives us some clarity as to the direction the Cardinals are trying to take with the tight end position.
Momah is 6-7. Darren Fells is 6-7. Troy Niklas is 6-6. Both John Carlson and Ted Bolser are 6-5. Rob Housler, currently a free agent, is 6-5.
Bruce Arians wants big tight ends.
Momah is the second player the Cardinals signed from the Veteran Combine. Earlier in the week, they added receiver Nate Slaughter.