The New York Jets officially signed WR Mario Alford to their practice squad on Wednesday.
The Jets’ practice squad now consists of:
- S Ronald Martin
- G Craig Watts
- LB Freddie Bishop
- CB Bryson Keeton
- S Doug Middleton
- RB Brandon Wilds
- DT Brandin Bryant
- OT Zach Sterup
- OLB Victor Ochi
- WR Mario Alford
Alford, 24, was taken in the seventh round of last year’s draft by the Bengals. He’s currently in the second year of his four-year, $2,339,104 rookie contract and stands to make a base salary of $525,000 for the 2016 season.
The Bengals waived Alford with an injury designation in the final week of the preseason before later waiving him from injured reserve with a settlement.
Last year, Alford appeared in one game for the Bengals caught one pass for 15 yards receiving and no touchdowns.