CORTLAND, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Jets have released wide receiver Jordan White and cornerback Eric Crocker, and signed three players, including former Buccaneers running back Mossis Madu.
The team also announced Sunday night it signed wide receiver Michael Campbell and center Erik Cook.
White was a seventh-round draft pick last year, and was released on an injury settlement after missing the Jets’ scrimmage Saturday night. He has a history of injuries, dating to his college days at Michigan State. Crocker had an interception, but also allowed a touchdown Saturday.
Madu adds depth to the Jets’ thin running back corps, which is without Chris Ivory (hamstring), Joe McKnight (concussion-like symptoms) and Mike Goodson (personal reasons). Madu spent the last two seasons with Tampa Bay, and has 55 yards rushing in nine NFL games.
Head coach Rex Ryan said running back Bilal Powell was “really taking the reins” after Saturday’s scrimmage.
“It was good to see Bilal, and he made a couple of great plays,” Ryan said. “He made an unbelievable play on a screen pass, also, but he did run the ball hard.”
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- LISTEN: Yankees’ Girardi Discusses Growth Of His Young Players, More
- Marlins’ Jose Fernandez Remembered As Larger Than Life At Funeral
- LISTEN: Mark Teixeira Tells WFAN He Wasn’t Trying To Homer On Walk-Off Grand Slam
- 30 With Murti Podcast: Vin Scully’s 1996 World Series Calls
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)