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.
#Jets signed former Ravens second-round pick DL Courtney Upshaw after his minicamp tryout and waived DL Chris Jones.
— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) June 14, 2018
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.
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