Recently released 49ers wideout lands back with Jets

Back in the Big Apple Jets sign WR Jeremy Kerley

Things must have gone well, because the Jets have signed Kerley to a one-year deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Kerley was a fifth-round draft pick by the Jets out of TCU in 2011.

Kerley was acquired by the 49ers in a trade with the Detroit Lions on August 29, 2016.

Kerley was the leading receiver in terms of catches and yards for the San Francisco 49ers in 2016, tallying 64 receptions for 667 yards and three touchdowns. Get used to seeing this guy in the green and white, because a certain wide receiver and punt returner is back for a second tour of duty. Kerley spent his first five seasons in NY before heading to the San Francisco 49ers in 2016. New York's other receivers are Robby Anderson, Chad Hansen, Charone Peake, ArDarius Stewart, Damore'ea Stringfellow and Kalif Raymond.




But new coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch made a decision to go a different direction when assembling the regular season roster before Sunday's opener against Carolina.

On a team that could use additional at receiver, Kerley has the opportunity to make an instant impact.

Now back with his original team, Kerley brings experience to a young Jets receiving core and an option in the return game until Jalin Marshall's four-game suspension is over.

Ladies and gentlemen of New York Jets nation, he is back.

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