The New York Jets have announced the signing of two free agents, RB Tony Fisher and LB Mark Zalewski. The announcement was made by Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Fisher (6'1", 223), in his sixth year in the NFL out of Notre Dame, was originally signed by Green Bay as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2002. He played four seasons with the Packers before signing with the St. Louis Rams in 2006.
In his career, he has rushed for 889 yards and four touchdowns and had 139 catches for 1,059 yards and five touchdowns.
Zalewski (6'2", 234) was originally signed by the Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 12 and released on May 15. He led the University of Wisconsin with 90 tackles as a middle linebacker in 2006. He also had five tackles for loss, two sacks and two interceptions. He was named co-Most Valuable Player for the Badgers and earned All-Big Ten honorable mention.
Zalewski was a three-year starter, finishing with career totals of 236 tackles and eight sacks.