He was signed to the Jets' practice squad midway through his rookie season before being activated to the team's 53-man roster for the final three games. McChesney, who played his college ball at Colorado, saw action in a reserve role in all three contests and posted three tackles. He spent all of 2006 on the Jets' practice squad before being converted to the offensive line during the 2007 offseason. In the spring of 2007, he started seven games at right guard for Frankfurt of the NFL Europa League. He also spent the first two games of 2008 on the Jets' practice squad.
As for Mathis, the nephew of former Dolphins great Bob Baumhower, he appeared in seven games after signing two days after the season opener.