Eddie Jones, DeAngelo Smith Waived: New York Jets Release Safety, Linebacker

The New York Jets made two roster moves on Tuesday when they announced that they had waived linebacker Eddie Jones and safety DeAngelo Smith.

Jones (6-foot-3, 260 pounds) played one game for the Jets in 2011 after spending time on the Jets and Rams' practice squads last season. Jones was re-signed by the Jets to a reserve/future free agent contract on January 19.

Smith (5-11, 200 pounds) was a 2009 fifth-round draft selection of the Dallas Cowboys. Smith spent time with the Cowboys, Browns, Bears and Lions. Smith also played seven games for the Lions during the 2009 season. Smith was signed as a free agent by the Jets on April 16.

For more coverage on the Jets, be sure to check out Gang Green Nation and SB Nation New York for all your needs. Also return to this StoryStream for updates on 2012 New York Jets offseason news.

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