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Jalyn Holmes Signed by the New York Jets

Jalyn Holmes

The news on Monday was all about Dalvin Cook signing with the New York Jets. After much delay, and back and forth, the running back did join the team. Many fans were ready to place a live bet wondering if the move would ever happen. The Jets did announce some other minor roster moves. They have signed DE Jalyn Holmes and placed DE Ifeadi Odenigbo on injured reserve.

Jalyn Holmes (6-5, 283) played one game for the Bears last season and had 3 tackles on 34 defensive snaps. He was drafted by the Vikings in the fourth round out of Ohio State in 2018 and appeared in 25 games (9 starts) in three seasons while tallying 43 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 1 sack and 2 pass defenses. Holmes then played with the Saints in 2021 before a stint with the Giants in 2022.

Ifeadi Odenigbo (6-3, 258) signed with the Jets on July 21. He spent most of last season with the Colts and was released in December before a short stint on the Buccaneers’ practice squad. Drafted by the Vikings in the seventh round in 2017 out of Northwestern, Odenigbo has also had stints with the Cardinals (2018) and the Browns (2021). He has career 90 tackles, 14 TFL, 14 sacks, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery in 55 games (15 starts).

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This Article Was Written By Phil Sullivan

Phil Sullivan

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