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Ryan Spadola signed to Dolphins practice squad

New York Jets wide receiver Ryan Spadola (85)

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The Jets apparently wanted Ryan Spadola back.

But instead of returning to Florham Park, the New Jersey-born wide receiver decided to join the Dolphins’ practice squad instead.

Spadola, who graduated from Freehold Township (N.J.) High School and played at Lehigh, was released by the Jets on Oct. 5. After clearing waivers, he was free to sign with any team he wanted. And, on Tuesday night,...

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Goodson, Campbell added to active roster; Sapp, Spadola released

Running back Mike Goodson runs the ball during

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Mike Goodson officially is a Jet.

The running back was moved to the active roster on Saturday after completing his four-game suspension for an offseason arrest. The Jets are anxious to see Goodson showcase his speed on the field, but how much work he’ll get Monday night against the Falcons remains to be seen.

Goodson – who already was being eased into the flow of things – suffered hamstring...

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Clyde Gates battles the 'dropsies'

Jets wide receiver Clyde Gates is seen during

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On Thursday, coach Rex Ryan said quarterback Geno Smith’s numbers and the outcome of a 13-10 loss at New England might look a lot different had Jets receivers not dropped six passes. When the attention shifted to the receivers on Friday – particularly Clyde Gates, who had three drops – Ryan gave Gates a vote of confidence heading into Sunday’s game against Buffalo.

“Every receiver has drops,”...

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