While they might have some interest in the former University of Florida standout, the timing of the trip makes the reason for it quite apparent.
The Jets play the Bengals this Sunday, and since Ratliff was released recently by Cincinnati, he knows the inner workings of their defense.
This could be a similar move to the Jets signing former New England safety Guss Scott for one week leading up to a Jets-Pats game last year. He was cut after the game.
The Jets brought former Patriots safety Artrell Hawkins in for a visit before the first Jets-Pats matchup this year.
The Jets obviously like to use the tryout process to extract information from players that used to play for their next opponent.
We don't think they use waterboarding to get the players to share secrets about their former club.
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