JetsInsider.com has learned that the Jets have signed Texans CB Darryl Morris.
After playing college at Texas State Morris has played in the NFL for three years, he signed as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers before spending the last two seasons with the Texans. Jets GM Mike Maccagnan obviously has a familiarity with Morrs from his time with the Texans.
Morris took to Instagram to announce his signing with New York:
The Texans declined the option to tender Morris, making him an unrestricted free to sign with any other team and that team was the Jets. Morris is has been a backup cornerback and special teams player throughout his three year NFL career and that is exactly what he will be with the Jets.
Morris played in 12 games with the 49ers, accumulating 11 tackles and four assists, in 2014 with the Texans he racked up 26 tackles with five assists in 11 games and in 13 games last season he only made four tackles with two assists.
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