Jets officially sign Mason

Wide receiver Derrick Mason makes a catch in front of Browns cornerback Sheldon Brown in Cleveland,...

Wide receiver Derrick Mason makes a catch in front of Browns cornerback Sheldon Brown in Cleveland, Ohio Dec. 26, 2010. (AARON JOSEFCZYK/Reuters)

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - The New York Jets have officially reached a contract with wide receiver Derrick Mason.

Mason revealed the news on his Twitter account on Saturday, but the transaction became official Sunday night.

A 14-year veteran, Mason spent the past six seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and had 61 catches for 802 yards and seven touchdowns last season.

A fourth-round draft pick of Tennessee in 1997, he has grabbed 924 balls for 11,891 yards and 66 touchdowns over 218 games with the Ravens and Titans. He is a two-time Pro Bowl selection.

Mason, 37, joins Plaxico Burress and Santonio Holmes as the Jets' top receivers.

The Jets also signed long snapper Wilson Raynor and tight end Keith Zinger. They waived linebacker Cody Brown and tight end Collin Franklin to make room on their roster.


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