Safety Kindred claimed by Jets after being waived by Colts

Safety Derrick Kindred, who was waived by the Colts on Monday, has two interceptions, 12 passes defensed and 148 total tackles in 42 career games with the Browns.
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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets have claimed safety Derrick Kindred off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts, giving them some experienced depth in the secondary.

The team also announced Tuesday it waived cornerback Montrel Meander to make room on the roster for Kindred.

Kindred spent the past three seasons with Cleveland, where current Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams served in the same role the past two years. The 2016 fourth-round draft pick out of TCU was waived by the Browns in April and claimed by the Colts, who waived him Monday.

Kindred has two interceptions, 12 passes defensed and 148 total tackles in 42 games, including 17 NFL starts. He can play both safety and cornerback.

Meander was the first player acquisition by Jets general manager Joe Douglas, claiming him off waivers from Oakland in June. He also spent part of last season with Cleveland.