The New York Jets have signed fullback/tight end Josh Baker to the active roster and placed tight end Jeff Cumberland (Achilles) and offensive lineman Rob Turner (ankle) on injured reserve.
The team has also signed wide receiver Michael Campbell, defensive back Julian Posey and tight end Martell Webb to the practice squad and released linebacker Matthias Berning and defensive back Andrew Sendejo from the practice squad. The announcements were made by general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Baker (6'3", 244) was originally signed by the Jets as an undrafted free agent on July 27 and spent training camp with the team. He was waived Sept. 3 and 11 days later was signed to the practice squad. He recorded six receptions for 75 yards during the preseason. Before the NFL, Baker played collegiately at Northwest Missouri State and Delaware. As a senior at NW Missouri State, he totaled 132 rushing yards and 838 receiving yards.
Cumberland (6'4", 260) is in his second season with the Jets after joining the club as an undrafted free agent April 30, 2010. He has played in four games in his career, totaling three catches for 38 yards.