Jets sign nine players to reserve/future deals

New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan (Julio Cortez/AP)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets have signed nine players to reserve/future contracts, including guard Jarvis Harrison and defensive tackle Deon Simon, both draft picks from last year.

Wide receiver Joe Anderson, who made headlines by standing outside Houston’s stadium with a sign looking for an NFL job, was also among those signed Tuesday. Anderson ended the season on New York’s practice squad, as did the other players signed to reserve/future deals.

Harrison was a fifth-round draft pick, while Simon was a seventh-rounder.

Also signed were linebacker Deion Barnes, tight end Brandon Bostick, linebacker Julian Howsare, tight end Wes Saxton, cornerback Kevin Short and linebacker Julian Stanford.

The only member of the Jets' season-ending practice squad not signed was offensive tackle Lawrence Okoye, a former Olympic discus thrower for Great Britain.