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Jets Re-Sign CB Poteat
By Jets Insider.com Staff
May 6th, 2008
The Jets have re-signed unrestricted free agent DB Hank Poteat.

Poteat (5-10, 195, Pittsburgh/Harrisburg, PA) returns to the Jets after appearing in all 16 games in 2007. He started nine games, and provided needed depth for the Jets secondary.

On the year, Poteat registered a career-high 45 tackles and five pass breakups. Poteat first joined the Jets in 2006 after stints with the Steelers, Buccaneers and Patriots. He was originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round (77th overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed but it's believed to be a one year contract.