The New York Jets announced Wednesday that they’ve signed TE Neal Sterling to a contract and waived WR Damore’ea Stringfellow in a corresponding roster move.
- Connor Hughes of NJ.com first reported that the Jets were signing Sterling on Tuesday.
- The Jets announced that they’ve signed DL Lawrence Thomas to their practice squad and released DL Patrick Gamble from the unit.
The Jets’ practice squad now consists of:
- LB Frank Beltre
- OL Ben Braden
- CB Xavier Coleman
- DL Deon Simon (Exception)
- CB Terrell Sinkfield
- OL Geoff Gray
- WR JoJo Natson
- OLB Freddie Bishop
- RB Marcus Murphy
- DL Lawrence Thomas
Sterling, 25, is a former seventh-round pick of the Jaguars back in 2015. He was waived at the start of the 2015 season and later signed to the team’s practice squad, but he managed to make the 53-man roster last year.
In 2016, Sterling appeared in 10 games for the Jaguars and caught 12 passes for 110 yards receiving and no touchdowns.