Jets waive 2015 second-round draftee Devin Smith
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Wide receiver Devin Smith has been waived from the injury list by the New York Jets.
A second-round draft pick from Ohio State in 2015, Smith rarely saw the field for the Jets. He tore his ACL during the offseason workout program after he appeared in four games last season. He started that season on the physically unable to perform list while rehabbing from another ACL tear suffered in December 2015.
If Smith clears waivers, he would revert to the Jets' injured reserve list.
''It's bad luck and bad timing because the kid worked so hard to get back,'' coach Todd Bowles said last month during the NFL draft. ''He has to persevere and adversity will help him get stronger. But unfortunately in this game, over my course of time playing and coaching, you see these types of things. Some of the best athletes get hurt and don't get a chance to get on the field, and it's just bad timing, bad luck.''
The Jets also re-signed wide receiver WR Deshon Foxx on Monday. Foxx originally signed with the Jets in January and was waived May 9. The Connecticut product first signed with Seattle 2015 after going undrafted and was waived/injured with a hamstring injury that August.
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