The Jets had been unhappy enough with Conley that they brought in Spencer Lanning to compete with him before the preseason finale. After Conley, who had struggled with consistency, beat out Lanning, he appeared to be safe. That is, until the Jets landed Malone on Tuesday.
The Jets also re-signed defensive tackle Marcus Dixon, according to his agent, just three days after being let go.
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