It looked like he might have lost a step he couldn't afford to lose.
So it was somewhat suprising the Jets re-signed him on Tuesday. Especially after they decided to keep fellow 36-year-old defensive end Kimo von Oelhoffen on the roster.
Not many people expected both of them back.
So why was Hamilton inked this week? Well it wasn't all about next season.
He's probably a long-shot to make the roster in training camp.
The biggest reason Hamilton was re-signed was his great leadership skills, and how he can provide a positive impact during the off-season workout program.
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