Jets try out another pass rushing OLB

Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum is on a mission to improve the team's pass rush.

In Hempstead recently was former Kansas and current CFL outside linebacker Charlton Keith.

He had 8.5 sacks as a senior for the Jayhawks. He transferred to Kansas from Minnesota, where he had seven sacks as a freshman.

After going undrafted, he signed with the Cleveland Browns and spent the 2006 season on their practice squad. He was signed by the Oakland Raiders last spring, but failed to make the team and headed North. He played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2007.

Keith is an outstanding athlete. He won the Ohio offensive and defensive player of the year awards as a senior in high school. At 6-5, 240 pounds, he reportedly runs the forty in under 4.6.

It's unclear whether the Jets are going to sign him, but one thing is clear – they are desperately trying to improve their outside linebacker positions. They have brought in a number of OLB's for tryouts since the end of the season.

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