Daily Journal masthead

Jets sign former Patriots, Raiders WR Kenbrell Thompkins to practice squad


FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey — The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins to the practice squad, and released wide receiver-kick returner Walter Powell from the practice squad.

Thompkins was signed by New England as an undrafted free agent out of Cincinnati in 2013 and he caught 32 passes for 466 yards and four touchdowns as a rookie. He played in two games the following season before being released and then claimed off waivers from Oakland.

Thompkins had 15 catches for 209 yards in 12 games with the Raiders last season, but was cut before the start of this season. New England re-signed him to the practice squad last month, and released him last week.

Powell had been with the Jets since last season, when New York claimed him off waivers from Arizona.

Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)


Follow Daily Journal:

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.