Former Houston Texans and Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Nate Menkin is in the process of finalizing a two-year contract with the Ottawa RedBlacks of the Canadian Football League, according to a league source.
Menkin has drawn interest from the Miami Dolphins for a potential tryout.
Menkin is weighing whether he'll pursue the NFL right now or chart a course to the NFL via the CFL.
The Texans had Menkin on their practice squad last season after he was cut during the final major roster cutdown last year.
Menkin was acquired via a trade from the Eagles for wide receiver Jeff Maehl.
Menkin is a 6-foot-5, 300-pounder from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider
Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Check out our partners at TiqIQ for the best deals on all games on the 2014 NFL schedule.
NOV 26 Joel Corry
Elvis Dumervil will be handsomely rewarded after his big night in New Orleans.
NOV 25 Jeff Fedotin
Tampa Bay wide receiver has a TD in four straight games.
NOV 20 Joel Corry
A detailed look at the eight candidates vying for that unique honor.