The New York Jets have placed defensive back Isaiah Trufant on injured reserve with a left knee injury and waived linebacker Aaron Maybin, announced by the team Tuesday evening.
Trufant was originally signed to the Jets practice squad in 2010, before joining the club’s active roster later that season. He was waived prior to the AFC Championship Game and was claimed by the Philadelphia Eagles.
After his release from the Eagles in 2011, Trufant signed with the Jets and appeared in the final preseason game before he joined the Jets’ practice squad and then signed to the active roster for the 2011 season.
The 5-8, 170-pound corner has seen action in 23 regular season games, mostly on special teams, and recorded up 21 special teams tackles. Trufant’s only start as a Jet came against the New England Patriots on Oct. 21, where he registered six tackles, including two for a loss.
Maybin initially joined the Jets in training camp last season. Released following the preseason, he re-joined ...