Jets place CB Berry on IR, sign RB Spann

    2013-07-27 14:00

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Jets have placed cornerback Aaron Berry on season-ending injured reserve and signed running back Chad Spann.

Berry tore the anterior cruciate ligament in a knee when he got tangled up with a wide receiver during the Jets' first practice of training camp Friday. He was expected to compete for the No. 4 cornerback spot, and coach Rex Ryan calls the loss of Berry ``unfortunate.''

Spann, who was undrafted out of Northern Illinois, spent the 2011 season with Indianapolis, Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh. He wasn't on an NFL roster last season.

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Defensive tackle Junior Aumavae and cornerback Mike Edwards were activated from the physically unable to perform list Saturday, while cornerback Darrin Walls was removed from the non-football injury list. All three practiced with the team.