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Both players were released in March 2004

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- The New York Jets signed former
linebackers Mo Lewis and Marvin Jones on Monday so they can retire
as members of the team.

Lewis and Jones were released in March 2004 and never signed
with another team. They officially will retire Tuesday and will be
honored at a home game during the upcoming season.

"The Jets are proud that Mo and Marvin are retiring as New York
Jets," general manager Terry Bradway said. "It's rare today to
have one player play his entire career with one team, and in this
instance, the Jets have two and it's a tribute to both gentlemen."

Lewis was the Jets' third-round draft choice in 1991, and served
as defensive captain from 1997 until his final season in 2003. He
played in 200 regular-season games, ranking sixth on the all-time
Jets list for most career games. He also ranks fourth on the
all-time list with 52.5 career sacks and second with 1,370 career
tackles.

Jones, the fourth overall pick in the 1993 draft, played in 142
games in his 11 seasons and ranks third in team history with 1,200
tackles.