The Jets signed tight end Kellen Davis Wednesday.

The 6-7, 265-pound Davis was cut by the Giants at the end of training camp last year and signed with the Detroit Lions in October. The 29-year-old was a fifth-round pick of the Bears in 2008. He played five seasons in Chicago and was most productive in 2011 and 2012, totaling 37 receptions for 435 yards and seven touchdowns.

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Davis was with the Browns briefly in 2013 before joining the eventual Super Bowl champion Seahawks later that season.

The Jets have four other tight ends on their roster: Jace Amaro, Jeff Cumberland, Zach Sudfeld and Chris Pantale. But the team appears to have found the blocking tight end it needed.