Former New York Jets DE/OLB Vernon Gholston has passed through waivers unclaimed, a source confirmed.
Gholston, who was waived Wednesday by the Jets, passed through waivers on Thursday.
Gholston, who didn’t post a single sack during his three seasons with the Jets, was scheduled to earn $555,000 in base salary next season along with a $2.565 million roster bonus and a $250,000 workout bonus. He was signed through the 2012 season.
Gholston was selected with the No. 6 selection in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Jets.