Aaron Francisco, 6-2, 212 pounds, was released by the Arizona Cardinals on Monday, August 22, 2005 after he signed with them as an undrafted free agent on April 25. Francisco hails from Laie, HI, and attended Brigham Young University. During his senior year, Francisco recorded 88 tackles (43 solo) and had one sack and one interception. He finished his career with the Cougars with 330 tackles (167 solo) and seven interceptions.
Eric Mahl, 6-1, 244 pounds, was claimed off waivers by the Jets on August 2 after being waived by Cleveland on July 31. He led Kent State in tackles each of his last two seasons and was the school?s nominee for the Vern Smith Leadership Award given annually to the best overall football player in the MAC. Mahl was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent on April 28, 2005.
Brock Ralph, 6-2, 185 pounds, signed with the Jets on January 12, 2005 after spending two seasons in the CFL. A native of Raymond, Alberta, Ralph played the 2004 season for the Edmonton Eskimos and recorded 49 receptions for 634 yards for a 12.9 average and one touchdown.