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Dimitri Patterson meeting with Jets


The Jets are hosting a veteran cornerback who knows the AFC East well.

Dimitri Patterson, who intercepted four passes in just six games for the Dolphins in 2013, is meeting with the Jets on Monday, PFT’s Mike Florio reported.

An eight-year pro from Tuskegee, the 30-year-old Patterson has started 20 games in the last four seasons in stints with Philadelphia (2010), Cleveland (2011-2012) and Miami (2012-2013). He was limited to just six games a season ago with the Dolphins because of a groin injury. Miami released him on March 10, one day before the start of free agency.

The Jets released cornerback Antonio Cromartie on March 9.

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16 Responses to “Dimitri Patterson meeting with Jets”
  1. monaghan34 says: Mar 31, 2014 2:02 PM

    Loved this guy when he was healthy…

  2. joemontanawasthegreatest says: Mar 31, 2014 2:05 PM

    Good player

  3. coltsreign says: Mar 31, 2014 2:19 PM

    Damn. Ive worked more hours than cromartie since march 1st.
    I cant also believe its been that long

  4. dolphansanity says: Mar 31, 2014 2:19 PM

    Guy is a great corner but cant stay healthy. Can’t help you win when he’s always on the bench.

  5. grimreaper12 says: Mar 31, 2014 2:23 PM

    Can’t wait to watch him get torched by Brady.

  6. quadya says: Mar 31, 2014 2:29 PM

    as a phins fan hate to see him go here. but if the jets are smart they’ll sign him immediately

  7. whiteknightblackheart says: Mar 31, 2014 2:50 PM

    Rex can keep these guys healthier than most [see: LaRon Landry].

  8. sclazo says: Mar 31, 2014 2:59 PM

    Good luck he cannot play more than 5 games a season.

  9. rasalas says: Mar 31, 2014 3:21 PM

    How well could he know the AFC East if he was out injured for most of the Dolphins’ divisional games?

  10. tarniman says: Mar 31, 2014 3:28 PM

    I really hope the Dolphin’s brain trust knew what they were doing when they released Patterson….because he and Grimes made a pretty good pair at corner. They have had to think he wouldn’t stay healthy. .because his play when healthy was pretty darn good. I hope we get the same results out of Fennigan without the injury part. The last thing I would want to see is a healthy Patterson terrorizing Dolphin’s WRs. Makes me wonder if he purposely going to the Yets to spite the Phins because his release

  11. squinn21 says: Mar 31, 2014 4:13 PM

    Awesome player but made of glass

  12. denverwally says: Mar 31, 2014 4:16 PM

    All the great and very good corners are already signed. There is a reason this semi healthy CB is still on the market. Think about it…

  13. pftfan says: Mar 31, 2014 4:40 PM

    Every year there’s a guy the Jets end up getting that no one thinks can stay healthy but ends up playing all 16 games (Alan Faneca, Jason Taylor, LaRon Landry, Kellen Winslow, Willie Colon).

  14. ncphinsfan says: Mar 31, 2014 4:40 PM

    The Dolphins let him go because he was due over $3.6M and the way he plays with injuries would be about 1 Mill a game. He is a good player, but a Groin injury never goes away. Also, his 4 ints were lucky, 1 right to him and 2 tipped balls. He has only 9 in his whole career with 5 teams, does this say something about luck. Not taking that from him, but basically saying he was to get Elite Money for an average CB.

  15. somethinghappeninghere says: Mar 31, 2014 6:30 PM

    I can see why the Dolphins didn’t resign this player that when healthy is very good…what I don’t understand is why the Jets want to sign ex-Dolphins. They are notorious for this (Lex Hilliard, Jason Taylor, Yeremiah Bell, Clyde Gates…and the Bills are just as bad). I could see if they signed ex-Patriots, players from a perennial winner. But the Dolphins? Perennial “meh” team that doesn’t seem to know how to finish seasons and get into playoffs…like they used to almost every year.

  16. ytownjoe says: Mar 31, 2014 8:07 PM

    When is the last time this guy played a full season?

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