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Report: Jets to Sign Linebacker Joe Mays

By Glenn Naughton


ESPN NFL insider Adam Caplan is reporting that the New York Jets are expected to sign free agent inside linebacker Joe Mays sometime next week.

Mays, a former sixth-round selection by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2008 draft spent 2014 as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs where he played in 8 games, recording 20 tackles and a fumble recovery.

General Manager Mike Maccagnan is familiar with Mays who spent 2013 in with the Houston Texans while Maccagnan was a member of their personnel department.

With the recent addition of linebackers Erin Henderson and Jamari Lattimore, the Jets have assembled an impressive level of depth at the inside linebacker position behind David Harris and Demario Davis.

This Article Was Written By Glenn Naughton

Glenn Naughton

Glenn was Born in the Bronx, New York and has followed the Jets religiously despite being stationed in several different countries and time zones around the world. He now resides in England and has been a JetNation member since 2005. Glenn will bleed green with the rest of us through the highs and lows.