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Jets Sign DL Destiny Vaeao to Practice Squad

Third-Year Veteran Played in 33 Games with Eagles Since 2016

Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao during an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 in Philadelphia. (Winslow Townson/AP Images for Panini)

The Jets signed defensive lineman Destiny Vaeao to their practice squad.

Vaeao played in six games (three starts) for the Eagles this season before he was waived/injured. He reverted to injured reserve after clearing waivers and was released Oct. 24. The 6'4", 299-pound American Samoa native originally signed with Philadelphia after the 2016 NFL Draft and he's recorded 27 tackles, three sacks and one forced fumble in 33 games. The Washington State product totaled 84 tackles, 19 for loss, seven sacks, two forced fumbles and two recoveries in four years for the Cougars.

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