The Jets signed White to a reserve/future contract Wednesday.
White was waived by the Ravens in October, and did not land on another 53-man roster during the regular season. He caught his sole target for 14 yards during his tenure in Baltimore. The second-year pro will now compete for a depth role with the Jets, and could earn looks as a kick and punt returner this offseason.
The Ravens waived White on Monday, Jonas Shaffer of the Baltimore Sun reports.
White was promoted from Baltimore's practice squad to the 53-man roster in late September and was mostly utilized as a kick and punt returner. The second-year wideout fumbled Sunday against the Browns, earning criticism from head coach John Harbaugh. If White clears waivers, the Ravens may have interest in re-signing him to the practice squad.
White is primarily a return specialist. The Ravens waived current punt and kick returner Janarion Grant in corresponding move, so it seems like White may replace him right away. Still, Jordan Lasley could also get an opportunity. White will also provide depth at wide receiver.
White was waived by the Ravens on Saturday, Ryan Mink of the team's official website reports.
White earned an IR stash as an undrafted rookie last season and may end up sticking around on the Ravens' practice squad. He was expected to push for a key role in the return game, but Janarion Grant made a stronger impression.
The second-year speedster paced all pass catchers in both receptions and receiving yards on the night, making his case for a roster spot on the latter half of the wide receiver depth chart. That quest had experienced a setback over the prior pair of contests, games that White missed with an undisclosed injury. It remains to be seen if Saturday's effort is enough to help him gain ground on the likes of Jordan Lasley (three receptions, 30 yards) and DeVier Posey (two receptions, 31 yards, one TD), but White should have another opportunity to showcase his skills in next Thursday's preseason finale versus the Redskins.
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