The Philadelphia Eagles signed Elijah Riley as an undrafted free agent in 2020 after he played collegiate football for the Army Black Knights.
On April 26, 2020, following the conclusion of the NFL Draft, Riley signed a free agent contract with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted player.
On September 3, 2020, he was let go at the final roster cuts, then on September 6, 2020, he was re-signed to the practice squad of the team.
He was moved up to the active roster on October 10 and October 17 for the team’s weeks 5 and 6 games against the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens, and then he was moved back down to the practice squad after each of those games. Riley was moved from the reserve roster to the active squad on December 16, 2020.
Riley was released by the Eagles on the 31st of August, 2021, and immediately re-signed to the practice squad the following day.
Riley was released from the Eagles practice squad on November 9, 2021, and immediately signed by the New York Jets. On August 23, 2022, he was allowed to go free.
On August 24, 2022, the Pittsburgh Steelers picked up Riley off of waivers and added him to their roster. On the 30th of August, he was released.
What position is Elijah Riley?
Elijah Riley plays as a strong safety in the National Football League and is currently a free agent.