Jachai Polite looks on during training camp at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center on Monday, July 29, 2019. Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke
Jachai Polite’s career as a Jet lasted just fourth months and ended before the first regular-season game.
In a somewhat surprising move, the Jets cut Polite, a third-round pick in this year’s draft. Former general manager Mike Maccagnan took Polite with the 68th overall selection. But the outside linebacker out of Florida failed to impress new GM Joe Douglas or defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, and he became one of the 34 players the Jets waived Friday and Saturday.