The New York Jets have signed linebacker Jason Trusnik to the active roster and have placed fullback Stacy Tutt on injured reserve.
Trusnik (6-4, 250, Ohio Northern) originally signed with the Jets as an undrafted rookie free agent (5/12/07), was waived (9/1/07) and then signed to the practice squad (9/3/07). He was named the Jets Practice Player of the Week after the victory over Miami (9/23/07). The Macedonia, OH native is a two-time Division III All-American and a two-time First Team All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection who ended the 2006 season with 60 tackles and team-highs of 11 sacks and 19.5 tackles for loss. He is ONU's all-time career leader with 43 sacks and 85 tackles-for-loss.
Tutt (6-1, 233, Richmond), was active for all nine games this season, recording seven special teams tackles.