The New York Jets announced Thursday they have signed defensive end Michael Haynes. The announcement was made by Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Haynes (6-4, 283) spent three years with the Chicago Bears after being selected 14th overall in the 2003 NFL Draft out of Penn State. In 43 career games (four starts), Haynes registered 89 tackles, including 10 tackles for loss, and 5.5 sacks. He recorded his only career NFL interception at Tennessee in 2004 and took it back 45 yards for a touchdown.