FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have signed rookie tight end Matt LaCosse, and waived-injured rookie defensive lineman Davon Walls.
The 6-foot-6, 240-pound LaCosse was signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent on May 7 and waived Aug. 1. He adds depth to what has become a crowded tight ends spot, joining Jeff Cumberland, Jace Amaro, Kellen Davis, Steve Maneri, Wes Saxton and Arthur Lynch. Amaro has a sprained shoulder and will not play against the Giants on Saturday night.
LaCosse had 38 catches for 397 yards and six touchdowns in four seasons for Illinois.
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Walls, signed in May as an undrafted free agent out of Syracuse, hurt a calf during the team's practice at Hofstra University on Sunday night.
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