The New York Jets have started the process of filling out their 10 man practice squad. The first name that we know is Matt Simms. Simms was released yesterday as the Jets cut the roster down to the league mandated 53 man limit. Now several sources are reporting that Simms is back with the team.
Can confirm, per source, that Matt Simms has cleared waivers and re-sign to Jets' practice squad #nyj
— J.P. Pelzman (@JPPelzman) August 31, 2014
There are a few other names that are being reported as well. Safety Rontez Miles and Defensive Tackle Tevita Finau are also joining the practice squad according to Dennis Waszak.
So far, unofficially, for #Jets' practice squad: Simms, Miles and Finau. 7 more spots available.
— Dennis Waszak Jr. (@DWAZ73) August 31, 2014
Please check out our New York Jets practice squad thread for more information as additional signings take place.
Edit: 08/31 6:44pm
The New York Jets have announced that 7 players have been signed to the practice squad. Here is the complete list:
Tevita Finau (DT/6-5/288/Utah/Lahaina, HI)
Kerry Hyder (DL/6-2/280/Texas Tech/Austin, TX)
Rontez Miles (S/6-0/203/California (PA)/Braddock, PA)
Chris Pantale (TE/6-5/254/Boston College/Wayne, NJ)
Brent Qvale (T/6-7/315/Nebraska/Williston, ND)
Daryl Richardson (RB/5-10/196/Abilene Christian/Jacksonville, FL)
Matt Simms (QB/6-3/210/Tennessee/Franklin Lakes, NJ)