Jets Place G James Carpenter On IR, Promote OL Ben Braden


The New York Jets announced Wednesday that they’ve placed G James Carpenter on injured reserve Wednesday with a shoulder injury and promoted OL Ben Braden to their active roster.

  • The Jets also signed RB Mark Thompson to their practice squad.

Here’s the Jets updated practice squad:

  1. S Brandon Bryant
  2. CB Jeremy Clark
  3. LB Anthony Wint
  4. LB Harvey Langi (Injured)
  5. DE Bronson Kaufusi
  6. OT Dieugot Joseph
  7. WR J.J. Jones
  8. C Jon Toth
  9. RB De’Angelo Henderson
  10. DT Destiny Vaeao
  11. RB Mark Thompson

Carpenter, 29, is a former first-round pick of the Seahawks back in 2011. After four years in Seattle, he wound up signing a four-year, $19.1 million contract that included $7.5 million guaranteed with the Jets back in 2015.

Carpenter will make a base salary of $4.45 million for the 2018 season before becoming an unrestricted free agent next year.

In 2018, Carpenter appeared in 10 games for the Jets.

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