In partnership with the NFL in the UK


New York Jets make second free agency signing of the day

Published Add your comment

Football News

The New York Jets, after earlier signing Jacoby Ford off free agency, have made another acquisition.

Dimitri Patterson, a cornerback who was with the Miami Dolphins until recently, was announced  less than an hour after former Oakland Raiders WR Ford.

Patterson was let go after only playing six games last year for the Dolphins following on from an injury. He did manage to make four interceptions though.

The Jets are making a lot of moves at the moment and are no strangers to bringing in veteran defensive players from Miami. Jason Taylor was also a key figure for both teams before retiring.

Patterson will be starting in his eleventh NFL season and is no stranger to changing teams, having started with the Washington Redskins in 2005.

At the time of writing, there has be no information on his contract length or salary released by the Jets.

The Jets have lost some defensive players this free agency, including Antonio Cromartie early in March and have also picked up Jeremy Reeves and Johnny Patrick in an effort to sure up their outside.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Miami Dolphins
New York Jets

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NFL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again