Aaron Maybin signs deal with Jets

Updated: August 18, 2011, 8:05 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan vowed to turn Vernon Gholston into a productive player. It didn't happen. Now the New York Jets coach has a new reclamation project on defense -- Aaron Maybin, the former Buffalo Bills draft bust.

Maybin, the 11th overall pick in 2009, signed Wednesday with the Jets, passing his physical. Ryan confirmed the agreement and believes Maybin has the ability to become an effective pass-rusher.

"He has no clue -- he doesn't know a single defense -- but ...

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