Jets sign tight end Walter Rasby

The New York Jets announced today they have signed tight end Walter Rasby.

Rasby was in camp with New England thus summer prior to getting cut last Friday.

He spent the 2005 season with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He originally entered the NFL in 1994 as a rookie free agent with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He went on to play with the Carolina Panthers (1995-97), Detroit Lions (1998-2000), the Washington Redskins (2001-02, 04) and the New Orleans Saints (2003).

In his 11-year career, Rasby has had 62 receptions for 516 yards and one touchdown. The 6-3, 252-pound tight end had a career-high 10 receptions for 128 yards in 2001. He led Wake Forest as a senior tight end with 32 receptions for 247 yards.

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