Jets Free Agency 2012: New York Jets And Safety DeAngelo Smith Come To Terms

The New York Jets have been a busy bunch on this Monday morning.

Just over an hour after word broke that Aaron Maybin will be back in the fold officially, the New York Post has reported that DeAngelo Smith will be joining the team.

Smith is nothing more than a depth safety to provide some competition on the back end of the roster. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the fifth round back in 2009 and has bounced around since then. Smith has been a member of the Browns, Bears and Lions in addition to the Cowboys.

This move shouldn't hinder the Jets from bringing back Jim Leonard if they want. Leonhard has expressed serious interest in returning and is clearly the better player here.

Smith is 25-years-old and has signed a one-year deal to join New York.

His greatest contribution would definitely be on special teams for Gang Green.

For more on the Jets, please be sure to check out our blog Gang Green Nation and SB Nation New York for all the latest news and updates.

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