Jimmy Raye, who has 27 years of NFL coaching experience, has joined Norv Turner's Oakland Raiders…
Bring Them Home?
Another potential home town product who was released by the New York Jets on Thursday is cornerback Lito Sheppard, who attened Raines high school and the University of Florida. Sheppard was made expendable with the Jets posturing for a trade to land San Diego Chargers cornerback Antonio Cromartie. Sheppard isn't considered "old" yet, but he is no spring chicken as the former Gator will turn 29 this April. Sheppard likely isn't a starting corner in the NFL anymore, but he could provide good veteran depth at the nickel position, which hasn't been settled in Jacksonville since Terry Cousin left the team. Like Coles, Sheppard should not cost all that much to obtain considering his age and the fact that he has battled injuries the past couple of seasons.
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