The Jets on Wednesday added a defensive again simply in time for the beginning of subsequent week’s coaching camp, signing Craig James, who was launched on Monday by the Eagles.
Craig James defends in opposition to Demaryius Thomas in 2019.AP
James, 26, was undrafted out of Southern Illinois — he spent the primary two years of his faculty profession at Minnesota. He spent one season on the Vikings’ observe squad — he did finally signal to the lively roster and get into three video games — and was with the Eagles the previous three years, enjoying in 18 video games. His solely NFL begin got here in 2019 in opposition to the Jets. The spotlight of James’ profession got here when he broke up a go in the course of the 2019 season thrown by Aaron Rodgers, resulting in a game-winning interception by Nigel Bradham at Lambeau Area.
James is taken into account to be a powerful particular groups participant — he was a particular groups co-captain for the Eagles in 2020.