Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Willie Colon has signed with the New York Jets, according to Jason La Canfora. The oft-injured Colon agreed to a one-year deal with the Jets, who will hope that the 29-year-old can stay healthy.
Colon missed the entire 2010 season with an Achilles injury and played just one game in 2011 after hurting his arm. It appeared as is he finally got healthy last season, starting 12 games, but a knee injury eventually landed him on injured reserve. Unsurprisingly, Pittsburgh cut him on Wednesday instead of paying him the $5.5 million he would have been owed in 2013.
Willie Colon signs 1-year deal with Jets, according to report
SB Nation | Mar 15