The New York Jets have waived wide receiver Bruce Ellington after he failed his physical, a day after they claimed him off waivers from San Francisco.
Ellington missed the 2016 season with a hamstring tear.
A fourth-round draft pick from the Gamecocks in 2014, Ellington dealt with smaller injuries -- hamstring strains and ankle sprains -- in his first two seasons.
Ellington led the Gamecocks his final season at USC with 49 receptions for 775 yards and eight touchdowns.
The Associated Press contributed