The New York club also signed Elijah Riley to shore up the safety position after losing to Maye for the year.
FLORHAM PARK – Los New York Jets they placed the safety Marcus maye and to the tight end Tyler kroft on the injured reserve list this Tuesday.
Maye is ruled out for the rest of the season due to a ruptured Achilles tendon, suffered in a no-contact play early in the third period of the defeat of New York for 45-30 visiting the Indianapolis Colts last Thursday night.
MayeThe 28-year-old could have played his final match for the Jets. He played the current season under the franchise tag after he and the team failed to reach an agreement on a long-term contract in the offseason. Maye he could become a free agent at the end of the season.
With New York vulnerable in the safety position, the Jets signed the former star of Army, Elijah Riley. The native of Port Jefferson, New York, was signed last season by the Philadelphia Eagles last season as an undrafted free agent and appeared in five games. Riley saw action in a game this season for the Eagles, primarily in special equipment.
Kroft hurt his chest in the loss to the Colts, and it is uncertain how long he will be marginalized. The veteran tight end has 10 receptions for 104 yards and a touchdown in his first season with the Jets after spending four years with the Cincinnati Bengals and two with the Buffalo bills.