The New York Jets have waived WR/KR Ashlan Davis, DB Kenny Patton and RB Justin Valentine. The announcement was made by Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Ashlan Davis (5'8",179) signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent on June 10. Davis started 11 games during his two seasons (2006-07) with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League and caught 40 passes for 476 yards and three touchdowns. He also led the club with 1,401 all-purpose yards and notched 30 kickoff returns for 632 yards (21.1 avg.).
In his college career at Tulsa, Davis played in 23 games, catching 65 passes for 908 yards and six touchdowns. He added 93 yards on 15 carries. totaled 109 yards and one touchdown on 14 punt returns, and produced 1,898 yards and six touchdowns on 70 kickoff returns.
Patton (5'11",193) was signed by the Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 20. He originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Oakland Raiders on May 4 before being waived May 15. At Hawaii, Patton was a four-year starter at cornerback, totaling 139 tackles and three interceptions in 42 games.
Justin Valentine (6'1", 230) signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 2. Valentine registered 14 touchdowns, including 11 rushing scores, as a fullback for Minnesota and played in 48 games during his college career.