Colts make trade with Jets, release veteran punter Locke
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts traded long snapper Thomas Hennessy to the New York Jets for safety Ronald Martin and released veteran punter Jeff Locke on Monday.
Hennessy was an undrafted rookie from Duke.
Martin was on the Jets' practice squad each of the past two seasons and played in 11 games. He recorded two tackles.
Jets acquire S Brooks from Eagles for CB McDougle
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets acquired safety Terrence Brooks from the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday for cornerback Dexter McDougle in a trade of 2014 draft picks.
The moves, announced by the Eagles, provide depth for both teams' secondaries.
Jets place Gilchrist, Giacomini on injured reserve
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets placed safety Marcus Gilchrist and right tackle Breno Giacomini on season-ending injured reserve on Tuesday.
The team also announced it had promoted safety Ronald Martin and offensive lineman Craig Watts from the practice squad. Guard Martin Wallace was also signed to the practice squad.
Jets sign WR/KR Jeremy Ross, place DL Lawrence Thomas on IR
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed wide receiver/kick returner Jeremy Ross and placed defensive lineman Lawrence Thomas on injured reserve with a torn labrum.
Ross was with the Jets in training camp, but was among the team's final cuts. He will replace rookie Jalin Marshall, expected to be sidelined a few weeks with a torn labrum, as New York's primary returner.
Jets waive TE Parker after failed physical, sign S Allen
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets waived tight end Brian Parker on Tuesday after he failed his physical and signed safety Antonio Allen.
Parker was acquired on waivers from Kansas City on Sunday. The Jets now have three tight ends on their roster: Kellen Davis, Brandon Bostick and Braeden Bowman.