The New York Jets have signed LB Matthias Berning to a reserve/future contract. The announcement was made by General Manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Berning (LB/6-0/236/Central Michigan/Duisburg, Germany) originally joined the Jets as an undrafted free agent (07/28/11), spending training camp with the club before being waived (09/03/11). He had two stints on the Jets practice squad in 2011. Berning played in 53 games with 35 starts at Central Michigan, earning All-Mac first-team recognition.