Originally posted on The Jets Blog  |  Last updated 12/17/11
DL/TE Jarron Gilbert will be signed off Jets practice squad to Bills' active roster, per source. #nyj about 16 hours ago via UberSocial for BlackBerryReplyRetweetFavorite @JennyVrentas Jenny Vrentas The Jets won’t have the opportunity to develop another reclamation project but, it appeared Gilbert’s time in New York was coming to an end. Gilbert was originally signed to the practice squad last season but the Jets promoted him to the active roster mid-season to avoid other teams signing him off the squad. He eventually returned to the squad in November 2010 and has remained on there since bouncing between the waiver wire over the course of this season. The team was developing Gilbert into a converted tight end however with the solid performance by backup Josh Baker and a strong defensive line, there wasn’t much room. Because the Bills have signed Gilbert to their active roster, they are required to keep him on their roster for four games (a la Eron Riley), the rest of the season.
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