The Jets claimed cornerback C.J. Goodwin off waivers from the Cardinals, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Goodwin, 28, signed with the Cardinals on December 15 after the Falcons cut him. He played in 12 games for Atlanta last season and two with Arizona.
The Cardinals re-signed him April 3 before waiving him Tuesday.
He has played in 28 games with one start in his career.
“We did a complete background check,” said Wood in a statement to The Detroit News. “Our background check was limited to employment matters only and does not disclose any criminal matters that don’t result in a conviction or a plea agreement.”
After the publishing of the report, Patricia released an official statement, as did Ford, Quinn and Wood in the form of a joint statement, which you can read here or below, via Kyle Meinke of MLive.com :
Patricia, 43, was hired as the head coach of the Lions this offseason after 14 seasons in various roles with the Patriots organization.
Crockett spent part of last year on their practice squad, and signed a futures deal with them in January. He has also been with the Raiders, and appeared in two games for the Packers in 2015.
The Ravens didn’t draft a running back, but brought in a pair of undrafted rookies at the position, and wanted to get a look at the new guys.
Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn joined NFL Network show “Good Morning Football” on Thursday to discuss his team’s offseason. Here’s a transcript from his appearance:
“Hey Nate (Burleson), you did an awesome job introducing our pick, so I think I’m going to sign you up for the next, say, 10 years.
Tell us about Frank Ragnow and why he was worthy of the No. 20 pick?