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Jets sign two of their own, including Doug Middleton

Miami Dolphins v New York Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 16: Tight end A.J. Derby #85 of the Miami Dolphins makes a catch for at touchdown against defensive back Doug Middleton #36 of the New York Jets in the second quarter during the first half at MetLife Stadium on September 16, 2018 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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The Jets took care of some paperwork before leaving for the weekend, signing a pair of their own.

The team announced they had signed safety Doug Middleton and offensive linemen Ben Braden to their one-year deals.

Both were exclusive-rights free agents, which means they couldn’t negotiate with other teams.

Middleton has ended up on injured reserve twice for torn pectoral muscles. He’s played in 11 games, and scored a heads-up touchdown by recovering a kickoff in the end zone against the Bills in 2016.

Braden has spent the last two years on the practice squad.