Vaeao signed with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2016 and appeared in 33 games with the team before being waived last October and landing with the Jets. During his stint as a reserve defensive tackle in Philadelphia, Vaeao recorded 27 tackles and three sacks. He projects to play a similar role with the Panthers.
Vaeao became an unrestricted free agent Wednesday after the Jets declined to tender him a contract for 2019, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.
Vaeao signed with the Jets prior to Week 17 after missing most of the season due to injury while he was a member of the Eagles. The 25-year-old didn't play a snap during his time in New York.
Vaeao joined the Jets' practice squad in November after being waived off injured reserve by the Eagles with the undisclosed injury. Now healthy, the 24-year-old is unlikely to make a defensive impact for the Jets with the rest of the defensive linemen on the roster currently healthy.
The Eagles waived Vaeao from injured reserve (undisclosed) with an injury settlement, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports.
Vaeao was reverted to IR with an undisclosed injury after clearing waivers on Oct. 17. The 24-year-old totaled two tackles and one sack this season.
Vaeao (undisclosed) cleared waivers Wednesday and reverted to injured reserve, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports.
Vaeao was waived with an injury designation Tuesday and returns to the Eagles after going unclaimed on waivers. The 24-year-old is out for the season unless an injury settlement is agreed upon.
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