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Jets Sign DE Courtney Upshaw; Release Chris Jones

Following their three-day minicamp, the New York Jets signed one of their seven tryout players in former Ravens defensive lineman/linebacker Courtney Upshaw.

A former second-round pick out of Alabama, Upshaw has played in 90 pro games (56 starts), racking up 215 tackles, 7 sacks and 5 forced fumbles as a member of both the Ravens and Atlanta Falcons.

To make room for Upshaw, the Jets parted ways with recently signed lineman Chris Jones.

 

 

 

This Article Was Written By Glenn Naughton

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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.