Monday, April 29, 2013
Jets make non-Tebow moves
By Rich Cimini
File this under "transactions overshadowed by Tim Tebow's release."
The Jets announced the contract extension for newly-acquired RB Chris Ivory, who signed a three-year deal for about $10 million, as widely reported on Saturday. Ivory was acquired last Friday in a trade with the Saints, who received the Jets' fourth-round pick.
The team also formally announced the signing of free-agent G Stephen Peterman, who agreed to a one-year contract last week. The former Lion, a longtime starter, could end up starting at right guard.
The Jets also announced the signing of 15 undrafted free agents:
Troy Davis, LB, Central Florida
Mike Edwards, DB, Hawaii
Dalton Freeman, OL, Clemson
Trey Gilleo, OL, Northern Arizona
Roosevelt Holliday,DL, Eastern Illinois
Jake McDonough, DL, Iowa State
Rontez Miles, S, California (Pa.)
Spencer Nealy, DE, Texas A&M
Chris Pantale, TE, Boston College
Mark Popek, OL, South Florida
Zach Rogers, WR, Tennessee
Mike Shanahan, TE, Pitt
Ryan Spadola, WR, Lehigh
K.J. Stroud, WR, Bethune-Cookman
Antavious Wilson, WR, Marshall