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The New York Jets issued a press release today formally announcing the contract extension for Chris Ivory.  They also announced that they signed guard Stephen Peterman and 15 undrafted free agents.  The complete list appears below.

The New York Jets have signed RB Chris Ivory to a three-year extension, signed free agent G Stephen Peterman and agreed to terms with 15 undrafted free agents.

Ivory (RB/6-0/222/Tiffin/Longview, TX) was acquired by the Jets in a trade with New Orleans (04/27/13). He entered the NFL with the Saints as an undrafted free agent. In three seasons, Ivory has played in 24 games and has carried 256 times for 1,307 yards (5.1 avg.) with eight touchdowns. In 2012, he appeared in six games with two starts and rushed 40 times for 217 yards (5.4 avg.) and two touchdowns.

Peterman (G/6-4/323/Louisiana State/Waveland, MS) initially joined the NFL as a third-round selection by Dallas in the 2004 draft. Entering his ninth year, he played the last seven seasons with Detroit and has appeared in 90 career games with 86 starts. In 2012, Peterman started all 16 contests, protecting QB Matt Stafford, who finished second in the NFL with 4,967 passing yards.

Undrafted free agents:

Name                                       Pos.     Ht.       Wt.       School                                       Hometown

Davis, Troy                               LB        6-2        249       Central Florida                     Lawrenceville, GA

Edwards, Mike                          DB       5-10      180       Hawaii                                      Cleveland, OH

Freeman, Dalton                        OL        6-5        285       Clemson                                        Pelion, SC

Gilleo, Trey                               OL        6-6        280       Northern Arizona                         Kingman, AZ

Holliday, Roosevelt                   DL        6-3        297       Eastern Illinois                         Bolingbrook, IL

McDonough, Jake                     DL        6-5        280       Iowa State                                  Urbandale, IA

Miles, Rontez                            S          6-1        210       California (PA)                           Braddock, PA

Nealy, Spencer                          DE       6-5        277       Texas A&M                            San Antonio, TX

Pantale, Chris                            TE        6-6        255       Boston College                              Wayne, NJ

Popek, Mark                             OL        6-7        299       South Florida                             Plant City, FL

Rogers, Zach                            WR       6-0        172       Tennessee                                  Nashville, TN

Shanahan, Mike                         TE        6-5        225       Pittsburgh                     North Huntingdon, PA

Spadola, Ryan                          WR       6-3        200       Lehigh                                            Howell, NJ

Stroud, K.J.                              WR       6-3        205       Bethune-Cookman                      Brooklyn, NY

Wilson, Antavious                     WR       6-1        196       Marshall                                      Pahokee, FL

This Article Was Written By Phil Sullivan

Phil Sullivan

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