The New York Jets signed DE Kareem Brown to the practice squad and released TE Brad Listorti from the practice squad. The announcement was made by Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Brown (6-4, 295/Miami
/Miami, FL) was inactive for the first seven games of the Jets 2008 season and waived on Nov. 1. In the preseason, he was fourth on the team with 12 tackles (nine solo), and recorded one sack for three yards and one pass defensed. Brown appeared in one game for the Jets in 2007 after he was claimed off waivers from the Patriots, Nov. 29, 2007, where he was originally a fourth-round selection in 2007.
Listorti (6-4, 251/Massachusetts/Milford, CT) originally signed with the Atlanta Falcons on May 21, 2008, was released on Aug. 11 and signed to the Jets practice squad Sept. 10, was released on Sept. 23 and re-signed on Oct. 21. He played in 31 games at Massachusetts and recorded 39 receptions for 608 yards and four touchdowns.