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Jets TE Chris Herndon Returns to Roster

Second-Year Player Recorded 39 Receptions, 502 Yards and 4 TDs in 2018


Jets TE Chris Herndon has officially returned from his four-game NFL suspension and the team has waived OLB Frankie Luvu.

Herndon was a staple of the Jets offense last season, finishing second on the team with 39 receptions, 502 yards and four receiving touchdowns. The former fourth-round pick led 2018 rookie tight ends in catches and ranked second in yards, earning a spot on PFWA's All-Rookie first team. The 6'4", 253-pound Miami product hurt his hamstring the Friday leading into Week 5 and is hoping to practice at some point this week.

Luvu has played in 18 games for the Green & White over the last two seasons, totaling 26 tackles and three sacks. The second-year Washington State product first signed with the team last May as an undrafted free agent, was waived Sept. 1 and joined to the practice squad before rejoining the active roster Sept. 8.

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