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Jets Host Jon Alston (And Other Bits)

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Courtesy of Star Ledger:

The Jets brought in Raiders linebacker Jon Alston for a visit on Thursday, The Star-Ledger has learned and the team confirmed.

Alston, a four-year veteran, wasn't tendered by the Raiders, making him an unrestricted free agent who can sign with any NFL team. A former third-round pick out of Stanford by the Rams, he had 23 tackles last season in nine games, four starts, before going on injured reserve following a pair of concussions.

The Jets likely view him as a back-up outside linebacker and special teams performer.

I guess they are trying to give Westhoff some toys after letting Murrell and Wright go. Nothing to get too excited about.

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Shoutout to my boy Brodney Pool he in NY visiting the Jets. They holding him hostage til they get contract worked out. If not Tampa Bay ...