Jets To Audition WR Kevin White

Kevin White will receive another chance to show he can stick on an NFL roster. The former top-10 pick has a workout scheduled with the Jets, Field Yates of tweets.

A severely injury-prone player with the Bears, White has not played since the 2018 season. For his career, the former No. 7 overall pick has accumulated just 25 receptions and 285 yards.

This is White’s first appearance on the NFL radar since the Cardinals cut him nearly a year ago to the day. Arizona signed White to a one-year deal in 2019. White, 28, may have backers in New York, however. Both Adam Gase and Joe Douglas were with Chicago when the franchise drafted White.

As a senior at West Virginia, White surged onto NFL radars with a 109-catch, 1,447-yard, 10-touchdown season. But injuries quickly derailed White in Chicago. A shin injury cost White all of his rookie season, and White’s 2016 featured a high ankle sprain and a broken leg. In September 2017, White broke a bone in his shoulder and missed 15 games. White played in nine Bears games in 2018 but caught only four passes in Matt Nagy‘s first season.

White’s workout follows the Jets’ Donte Moncrief audition. With Denzel Mims on the mend with a hamstring injury and Josh Doctson opting out, the Jets are shorthanded at receiver.

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