The New York Jets have signed WR Logan Payne to the practice squad and have released RB Xavier Omon from the practice squad.
Payne (6-2, 205) was released from the Minnesota Vikings practice squad on Oct. 6 after joining the team's practice squad on Sept. 5. Payne has played and started in two career games, both in 2008 for the Seattle Seahawks, and made three catches for 39 yards. He entered the league as a rookie free agent in 2007 with Seattle and has also spent time on the practice squads of the Detroit Lions and Kansas City Chiefs. Payne played at the University of Minnesota and hauled in 96 career receptions.
Omon was signed to the New York Jets practice squad on Sept. 29 after being waived by the Seattle Seahawks on Apr. 4. Omon spent most of his first two seasons with the Buffalo Bills. Originally a sixth-round draft pick by Buffalo in 2008, he has played seven games in his career, all with the Bills. He has 11 carries for 27 yards and has returned one kick for 26 yards. He was signed to the Seahawks practice squad on Nov. 17, 2009, after being waived by Buffalo on Nov. 11, 2009. Omon rushed for 7,073 yards at Northwest Missouri State University and is one of only two players in college football history to rush for 1,500 yards in each of his four seasons.