The New York Jets have signed free agent tackle Nevin McCaskill. The announcement was made by Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
McCaskill (6'4", 300) was originally signed as a free agent by Buffalo on July 28, 2007, and was a member of the Bills practice squad for parts of the 2007 season. He also participated in the Bills' 2008 training camp before being waived on Aug. 31, 2008. McCaskill spent time in 2008 on the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad before he was signed to the Green Bay active roster on Dec. 11, 2008, and was inactive for three games. He was waived by the Packers on June 29.