David Clowney didn’t know how thin and inexperienced the Carolina Panthers were at receiver until he arrived this week as a waiver claim from the New York Jets.
The New York Jets have cleared a roster spot for wide receiver Santonio Holmes, who sat out the team’s first four games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
The New England Patriots have signed former Jets running back-wide receiver Danny Woodhead, adding the versatile player before they play New York.
The New York Jets bolstered their thin receiving group by bringing back a familiar face.
The Jets are running out of locker room leaders on offense. Veteran fullback Tony Richardson was released by New York on Sunday, the most surprising of a series of roster moves a day after the team got down to the mandatory 53-player limit.
Woodhead and Washington had solid performances this summer, and it was a mild surprise Saturday that the Jets kept both.
For the Jets’ Mark Sanchez, the experience of calling plays was extremely valuable in his maturation as a quarterback.
Coach Rex Ryan says the offense outperformed the defense in the 67-minute practice Saturday night. Tomlinson and Holmes, both major offseason pickups, were a major reason.
NEW YORK (AP) David Clowney has been all over the map this summer, working with charities from New Jersey to Haiti. Next stop: Ghana. And, he’s bringing new teammate Santonio Holmes with him.