The Jets claimed Aaitui and Gates from Miami, and Reuland from San Francisco.
Jets’ safety Eric Smith will miss the rest of the preseason due to an MCL injury.
Tim Tebow had another shaky day at practice on Wednesday as he was intercepted
Some guys you just hate to say goodbye to. Leonhard is one of them.
Defensive back Yeremiah Bell signed a one-year, $1.4 million deal with the Jets on Friday, according to sources. The 34-year-old veteran will receive $1.3 million guaranteed, in addition to a $200,000 signing bonus and a $100,000 workout bonus.
Quinton Coples is expected to be a starter as a rookie on Rex Ryan’s defensive line after a standout career with the Tar Heels.
The New York Jets have signed seventh-round draft pick Antonio Allen, according to The New York Post. Allen, a strong safety out of the University of South Carolina, inked a four-year deal that includes a $45,896 signing bonus, the paper reported.
Rex Ryan is hoping speed — the missing ingredient to his squad’s aggressive, physical style — may just help him sack New England and Bill Belichick’s stranglehold on the division.
Rex Ryan declared his confidence in the Jets’ draft selections and called Gang Green’s strength in depth “unusual.”
Cam Newton left nothing to chance. He ran and passed the Auburn Tigers to a shot at the national championship they were denied six years ago, and he might as well start working on that Heisman pose, too.