Courtney Upshaw

Former Raven Courtney Upshaw signs with Jets after tryout

Former Raven Courtney Upshaw signs with Jets after tryout

The New York Jets have signed defensive lineman Courtney Upshaw, a former Raven, after a three-day tryout during minicamp.

Upshaw, 6 feet 2, 272 pounds, spent the past two seasons with the Atlanta Falcons after four seasons with the Ravens, who drafted him out of Alabama in 2012.

He has seven career sacks, five forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and 215 tackles in 90 career games, 56 of them starts.

Upshaw entered the league as a linebacker and played there for the Ravens while helping them win the Super Bowl in February 2013 by forcing a fumble that led to a touchdown drive.

He signed with Atlanta in 2016 after visiting with...

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