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Jets Claim A CB & WR Off Waivers

By Jets Insider.com Staff
June 25th, 2009
CB Rashad Barksdale when he was with the Eagles.
CB Rashad Barksdale when he was with the Eagles.
The Jets added a CB and WR to the roster by claiming CB Rashad Barksdale off waivers from the Giants and WR Mario Urrutia from the Bengals.

Barksdale (6'0"-208 Lbs) originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round selection (201st overall) by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2007 NFL Draft out of SUNY Albany and was released on Sept. 1, 2007. He signed with Kansas City on Sept. 2, 2007 and recorded nine total tackles in six games. He was released by the Chiefs on Aug. 30, 2008. Barksdale signed with the Giants practice squad, Sept. 1, 2008, and was waived on June 20, 2009.

The Jets also clamed WR Mario Urrutia (6'6"- 232 Lbs) from the Bengals. Urrutia entered the NFL as a seventh-round selection (246th overall) out of Louisville by the Bengals in the 2008 NFL Draft. He was waived Aug. 30 and signed to the practice squad on Aug. 31 where he spent the entire season. During his college career at Louisville, Urrutia tallied 130 receptions for 2,271 yards and 16 touchdowns

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