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Jets Sign LB Josh Martin to Active Roster

Third-Year Player Was on Colts Practice Squad, Played with Chiefs in '13-14 & Bucs This Season


The Jets have signed outside linebacker Josh Martin off the Indianapolis practice squad to the active roster.

The Jets are the fourth NFL team for Martin (6'3", 245), who was born in Houston, grew up in Colorado, and was an All-Ivy League first-teamer at Columbia in 2012. He started out as an undrated LB with Kansas City in 2013. He played his first two seasons with the Chiefs, then moved to Tampa Bay this season.

He was waived/injured by the Buccaneers in October and was signed Oct. 31 to the Colts' practice squad.

For his career Martin has played in 21 games (one start) with a half-sack, a forced fumble and 28 tackles, all with the Chiefs.

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