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Jets Sign S Elijah Benton to Practice Squad

Safety Was Most Recently with Seahawks 

New England Patriots defensive back Elijah Benton warms up during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

The Jets have signed S Elijah Benton to the practice squad.

Benton (6-1, 205) was most recently with the Seahawks practice squad and spent time earlier this season on the Patriots' P-squad. He originally signed with the Browns in 2020 as an undrafted free agent out of Liberty. He played in 1 game last season and took 7 special teams snaps. In college, Benton totaled 161 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 1 interception and 9 pass defenses in 23 games for the Flames.

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