According to Brian Costello via his twitter account, the New York Jets added depth to the safety position by inking DeAngelo Smith to a one year deal. The player was on twitter this morning talking about it.
Free agent safety DeAngelo Smith signed a 1-year deal with the Jets, per source. #nyj4/16/12 9:59 AM
First thank GOD for getting me to this point i’m at its been rocky but i keep it steady and on course now its time to grind!! #JETSNATION4/16/12 6:12 AM
The Jets signed free agent safety DeAngelo Smith to a one-year deal, according to a source.
Smith visited the team over the weekend. He was drafted in the fifth-round by the Cowboys in 2009 out of Cincinnati. The 25-year-old has also been with Browns, Bears and Lions. He last played in 2009, appearing in seven games for the Lions with one start.
The Jets are thin at safety with just LaRon Landry, Eric Smith and Tracy Wilson currently under contract. They are expected to target a safety in next week’s draft. – Read More