October 12, 2010 – The New York Jets have signed C Cody Wallace to the practice squad and have released G Chad Rinehart from the practice squad. The announcements were made by General Manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Jets Announce Changes to Practice Squad
Wallace (C/6-4/300/Texas A&M/Cuero, TX) was released from the Detroit Lions practice squad on October 3, 2010, after joining the team’s practice squad on September 21, 2010. Wallace was a fourth-round draft choice of the San Francisco 49ers (107th pick overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft. He played two games in two seasons with San Francisco, both in 2009. Wallace was a two-time All-Big 12 first-team performer at Texas A&M and was a finalist for the Rimington Trophy his senior season.
Rinehart (G/6-5/310/Northern Iowa/Boone, IA) was signed by the Jets on September 29, 2010, after being waived by the Washington Redskins on September 4, 2010. He was drafted by Washington in the third round (96th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft and spent two seasons with them. Rinehart played all five of his career games last season and made one start before being placed on Injured Reserve on November 24, 2009, with a fractured fibula. At Northwest Iowa, he played 47 games, starting 44, and was named a consensus FCS All-American.
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