The Jets compled their five man practice squad by bringing back the following players.
- The New York Jets announced today they have signed linebacker Mark Brown, running backs Little John Flowers and Johnathan Reese, guard Brandon Moore and wide receiver Cecil Moore to the practice squad.
Brown signed with the Jets as a rookie free agent from Auburn University on May 2, 2003. The 6-0, 238-pound linebacker tallied eight tackles (three solo) and had one interception in two games this preseason.
Flowers, a 6-0, 215-pound running back originally signed with the Jets as a rookie free agent on April 26, 2002. The former Michigan State Spartan was waived at the end of last year’s training camp, but was signed to the practice squad on September 2, 2002, where he spent the duration of the 2002 season.
Brandon Moore originally signed with the Jets as a rookie free agent from the University of Illinois on April 26, 2002. The 6-3, 295-pound native of Gary, Indiana switched from defensive tackle to offensive guard mid-way through the 2002 training camp, before being waived on August 26, 2002. He was signed to the Jets practice squad on December 26, 2002, where he remained for the remainder of the season before being allocated to the Scottish Claymores of NFL Europe. Moore played in five games for the Jets this preseason.
Cecil Moore, a 6-1, 210-pound wide receiver signed with the Club as a rookie free agent on May 2, 2003. The product of East Tennessee State University played in five games this preseason for the Jets.
Reese originally signed with the Jets as a rookie free agent from Columbia University on April 26, 2002. The 6-1, 220-pound running back was waived at the end of training camp and re-signed on January 14, 2003 and allocated to NFL Europe’s Amsterdam Admirals. The St. Louis, Missouri native had 39 carries for 117 yards and a touchdown for the Jets this preseason.
All five players had been waived yesterday in the team’s final roster cuts of the preseason. The Jets travel to Washington to play the Redskins in the NFL Season Opener on Thursday, September 4 at 9:00 p.m.