Jets add Seferian-Jenkins after DUI arrest, release by Bucs
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have claimed tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who cut him last week after he was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence.
Seferian-Jenkins, in his third NFL season, was a second-round draft pick out of the University of Washington in 2014.
The Florida Highway Patrol said in a news release Friday that Seferian-Jenkins was driving between 75 and 80 mph on Interstate 275 when his vehicle cut in front of a trooper's cruiser and weaved back and forth. Sgt. Steve Gaskins said Seferian-Jenkins was charged with DUI and violation of an ignition interlock device restriction from an arrest in Washington in 2013.
Seferian-Jenkins refused a breath test at the Hillsborough County Jail and was released by the Buccaneers later that day.
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