FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Chris Harper and waived tight end Braedon Bowman.
Harper had 13 catches for 133 yards in nine games with San Francisco last season. He was originally signed by New England in 2015 as an undrafted free agent out of California, where he ranks seventh in school history with 163 career receptions.
Jets sign tight end Brian Parker
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed free agent tight end Brian Parker.
Parker was claimed off waivers by the Jets from Kansas City last September, but was waived with a failed physical two days later.
He adds depth to a position at which New York also has Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Eric Tomlinson, Braedon Bowman and Jason Vander Laan.
Jets place Henderson on non-football injury/illness list
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed linebacker Erin Henderson on the reserve/non-football injury/illness list and tight end Braedon Bowman on injured reserve, and have promoted linebackers Victor Ochi and Julian Stanford from the practice squad.
Henderson led the Jets in total tackles the last two games, with 11 at Pittsburgh and seven at Arizona. The team didn't announce the nature of Henderson's ailment. He started four games this season.
Jets first-rounder Darron Lee (ankle) out vs. Ravens
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets rookie linebacker Darron Lee will not play against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday because of a sprained ankle.
Lee, the team's first-round draft pick in April, is the Jets' leading tackler with 34. He was hurt during the third quarter of New York's 28-3 loss at Arizona on Monday night.
Coach Todd Bowles has already ruled him out for this week, saying Thursday that he's hoping the injury won't keep Lee sidelined for multiple weeks.
Jets sign TE Braedon Bowman to active roster
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed tight end Braedon Bowman to their active roster, promoting him from the practice squad.
Bowman was claimed off waivers from Jacksonville on Sept. 4 and inactive for the Jets in the season opener. He was waived on Sept. 13 and then re-signed to the practice squad six days later.
Jets claim 4 off waivers; cut Robinson, McDougle
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are heading into the first week of the regular season with four tight ends, four quarterbacks — and a handful of new faces.
A day after setting its initial 53-man roster, the team claimed four players off waivers on Sunday, including tight ends Braedon Bowman from Jacksonville and Brian Parker from Kansas City, running back Troymaine Pope from Seattle and cornerback Darryl Roberts from New England.