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Jets Fill Out 10-Man Practice Squad With Six Players

Green & White Add Another Signal Caller to Team, Pair of USC Players 


The Jets filled out their 10-man practice squad with the additions of WR Deontay Burnett, C Nico Falah, RB De'Angelo Henderson, T Dieugot Joseph, DL Bronson Kaufusi and QB John Wolford.

Burnett, who played with quarterback Sam Darnold at USC, went undrafted in 2018 and signed with the Titans. The 6'0", 170-pounder tallied 152 receptions for 1,897 yards and 16 touchdowns in three years for the Trojans. After appearing in 25 games over the course of his first two years, Burnett earned a starting spot in 2017 and caught 86 passes for 1,114 yards and nine scores.

Falah, another USC product, also signed with the Titans after going undrafted in 2018. The 6'4", 301-pounder started his senior year at center after spending time as a reserve tackle as an underclassman.

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Henderson was the Broncos' sixth-round pick in 2017 and he appeared in five games last season. He only received seven attempts on the ground, but the 5'7", 208-pounder also recorded two catches and two kick returns. The Coastal Carolina product played in 50 games for the Chanticleers and rushed for 4,635 yards and 58 touchdowns for an average of 6.4 yards per rush. Henderson also recorded 97 receptions for 921 yards and six scores.

An 2017 undrafted free agent, Joseph signed with the Bears before stops with the Ravens and Vikings last season. The FIU product signed a reserve/future contract with the Vikings in January and spent the summer in Minnesota. The 6'6", 300-pounder was an All-Conference USA honorable mention his senior year and started 12 games for the Panthers.

Kaufusi was drafted in the third round of the 2016 draft by the Ravens and he missed the entirety of his rookie season after breaking his ankle in training camp. Last season, the BYU product played in three games and recorded five tackles. The 6'6", 275-pounder finished No. 3 in BYU history with 44 tackles for loss and No. 5 all-time in sacks with 26.5.

Wolford signed with the Green & White before their preseason finale against the Eagles. The Wake Forest product completed eight of his 20 passes for 89 yards and one interception in a the Jets' 10-9 loss to Philadelphia. The 6'1", 200-pounder was one of 44 tryout players who participated in the team's rookie minicamp in May. A four-year starter for the Demon Deacons, Wolford threw for 8,794 yards, 59 touchdowns and 41 interceptions, completing 59.7% of his passes. He also rushed for 1,120 yards and 19 TDs.

Here is the Jets' practice squad:

Player Position Experience
Brandon Bryant DB R
Deontay Burnett WR R
Jeremy Clark DB 1
Nico Falah C R
De'Angelo Henderson RB 2
Dieugot Joseph T 1
Bronson Kaufusi DL 3
Frankie Luvu LB R
Anthony Wint LB R
John Wolford QB R

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