Team Released S Marqui Christian, Elevated QB Mike White from Practice Squad Ethan Greenberg
The Jets have activated LB Blake Cashman and WR Vyncint Smith from injured reserve and released S Marqui Christian. The team also elevated QB Mike White from the practice squad to the active roster for their Week 6 matchup against the Dolphins in South Florida.
Cashman (6-1, 237) was designated to return to practice Oct. 7 after he was placed on injured reserve Sept. 15. The second-year linebacker, who exited the season opener in the first quarter with a groin injury, had 40 tackles, 0.5 sacks, 1 fumble recovery and 1 pass defense as a rookie last season in seven games (five starts) before he was placed injured reserve (shoulder).
Smith (6-3, 202) was designated to return to practice Oct. 7 after he was placed on IR Sept. 7 with a core injury. He caught 17 passes for 225 yards last season in 13 games (4 starts) after the Jets signed him from the Texans practice squad. Smith also returned 10 kicks and averaged 29.9 yards per return.
Christian (5-11, 207) signed with Jets Sept. 23 and played in one game. He signed with the Bears in August and was placed on the reserve/suspended list on Sept. 5 before he signed with Chicago's practice squad on Sept. 21.Christian has 83 career tackles, the majority coming in 2018-19 with the Rams.
White (6-5, 218) started the season on the practice squad, was signed to the active roster for the first three games and was released Oct. 1 before he re-signed to the P-squad Oct. 5. He was elevated to the active roster for the Jets' Week 5 game against the Cardinals. White was selected by the Cowboys in the fifth round of the 2018 draft out of Western Kentucky where he threw for 8,540 yards, 61 touchdowns and 15 interceptions.