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Mike DeVito getting interest, including from Jets

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Jets defensive lineman Mike DeVito appears to have piqued the interest of several teams, according to multiple reports published Saturday.

Per Rich Cimini of ESPN New York, the Jets want to strike a deal with DeVito before free-agent signings can commence on Tuesday. Cimini reported that a “handful of teams” had looked into DeVito.

Conor Orr of the Newark Star-Ledger reported that six teams have “inquired” about the 28-year-old DeVito, who started 15 games for the Jets in 2012.

A defensive tackle in the Jets’ 3-4 front, the 6-foot-3, 305-pound DeVito has recorded more than 50 tackles in two of the last three seasons. He became a regular starter in 2010.

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9 Responses to “Mike DeVito getting interest, including from Jets”
  1. thegonz13 says: Mar 9, 2013 5:42 PM

    Every poster here is getting interest from 3, 4 teams…

  2. lrjets says: Mar 9, 2013 5:50 PM

    Solid, lunch pail type of player.
    Hope Jets re-sign him.

    Yikes, the Jets.

    Fingers out of your noses on three…

    Now type!!

  3. trojanwarrior007 says: Mar 9, 2013 6:24 PM

    re-sign with the JETS, Danny!!!

  4. tdubdizzle says: Mar 9, 2013 6:28 PM


  5. tackleberries says: Mar 9, 2013 7:14 PM

    Correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t Devito primarily a DE?

  6. patriots61 says: Mar 9, 2013 7:39 PM

    There is no way he goes back to the JETS, last year he had an opportunity in the last game to meet his incentive for % of snaps played, and they sat him down right before he could make it. He just bought a house in Bangor ME, and would look great in a PATS uniform.

  7. eventhorizon04 says: Mar 9, 2013 9:21 PM

    “Correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t Devito primarily a DE?”

    Devito spends most of his time as a 3-4 DE, but can play DT as well.

  8. mianfr says: Mar 9, 2013 10:47 PM


    Yup, you are correct. He never really played nose tackle prior to this season, if I recall. Pouha and Ellis having injuries at the same time gave rise to all his playing time there.

    He’s really pretty mediocre or worse at nose, but he’s a phenomenally useful 3-4 DE.

  9. peytonsneck18 says: Mar 10, 2013 9:37 AM

    wouldnt mind my colts snagging him for the low

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