Stephen Bowen signs with New York Jets

Former Washington Redskins defensive lineman Stephen Bowen has signed with the New York Jets.

Photo by Brian Murphy.

Photo by Brian Murphy.

Bowen took to Instagram to post a photo of him signing his new contract.

Bowen wrote: “As a kid you always dream of playing for the home team. Feels good to be a NY Jet. #GangGreen” He also changed his Instagram avatar to the Jets logo.

Photo via Instagram/stevebo72.

Photo via Instagram/stevebo72.

The nine-year veteran spent the last four seasons with the Redskins. His last two years were marred by injuries, having only played a combined 18 games in 2013 and 2014. He was released by Washington in late February.

The 30-year-old logged 96 tackles and seven sacks during his time in D.C. He played collegiately at Hofstra.

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