The Jets have waived DL Claude Pelon, and in result, added DL Chris Jones, the team announced Tuesday.
Jones, a Bowling Green product, was drafted in the sixth round of the 2013 draft by the Houston Texans. Jones has traversed around the NFL, playing for the Buccaneers, Patriots, Dolphins and 49ers as well.
With two seasons in New England, Jones recorded 46 tackles and nine sacks as well as winning Super Bowl 49 against the Seahawks. Known as a Jets' foe, he played in seven games for the Dolphins during the 2016-17 season. He was later released and signed with the 49ers for the rest of the year.
Pelon, on the other hand, was an undrafted free agent in the 2016 draft after his collegiate career at USC. He jumped around the 53-man roster and the practice squad throughout his career with the Jets.
He made is one and only NFL appearance in the Jets' season opener last year against the Buffalo Bills. Pelon recorded one tackle, and following the game, he was sent back to the practice squad where he spent the rest of the season.