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Eagles set to work out free agent tight end, per report

The Eagles are kicking the tires on a player.

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The Philadelphia Eagles are scheduled to work out free agent tight end Richard Gordon, according to a report from current Jaguars beat writer and former Bleeding Green Nation associate editor Mike Kaye.

The 28-year-old Gordon measures in at 6-4, 269 pounds. After playing college football for the Miami Hurricanes, Gordon was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Gordon has bounced around the league quite a bit. He's made stops with the Kansas City Chiefs, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Tennessee Titans. He's started five games in 34 career appearances. Gordon has recorded four career receptions for 14 yards and one touchdown.

Gordon recently spent the 2015 offseason with the Chiefs. He was in contention for a roster spot before landing on injured reserve. The Chiefs released Gordon off their injured reserve list with an injury settlement in mid-September.

The Eagles don't really have a pressing need at tight end. The team is already set with Zach Ertz, Brent Celek, and Trey Burton. Philadelphia might just be doing their homework on a formerly injured player here.