Jets to interview Beloit native Caldwell

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NEW YORK (AP) - The Jets have interviewed former Colts and Lions coach Jim Caldwell for their head coaching vacancy.

The meeting was announced by the team Monday. It marks the fifth known interview New York has conducted since firing coach Todd Bowles last Sunday.

The Jets met with Dallas defensive backs coach/passing game coordinator Kris Richard on Sunday. Richard also interviewed with Miami and Tampa Bay for their vacancies.

New York has also interviewed former Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy , Kansas City offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy and former Miami coach Adam Gase.

The 63-year-old Caldwell was most recently Detroit's head coach, going 36-28 with the Lions from 2014-17. He also was 26-22 in three years with the Colts from 2009-11, including a Super Bowl appearance in the 2009 season. Caldwell also met with Cleveland and Green Bay for their openings.

The Jets are also scheduled to interview Tampa Bay offensive coordinator Todd Monken on Tuesday.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

AMES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa State junior running back David Montgomery is leaving for the NFL.

Montgomery announced Monday he is giving up his final year with the Cyclones to go pro. Montgomery, a first-team All-Big 12 pick in each of the past two seasons, will seek to become the first Iowa State back to be drafted since Troy Davis in 1997.

Montgomery ran for 1,216 yards and 13 touchdowns last season for the Cyclones, who finished 8-5 after losing to Washington State in the Alamo Bowl last month.

HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Former Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley is transferring to Southeastern Louisiana.

Because Southeastern Louisiana is an FCS program, he will be eligible immediately. The school is in Hammond, Louisiana, about 100 miles from his hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana. Kelley said on social media he is excited to be "going back home ."

Kelley had a 3-3 record in six starts the past two years. Last season, he filled in for the injured Austin Allen and led the team to wins against Ole Miss and Coastal Carolina.

PRO FOOTBALL

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills have signed D'haquille "Duke" Williams to a reserve-future contract after he led the Canadian Football League with 1,579 yards receiving.

The 25-year-old Williams spent the past two seasons with Edmonton before being released by the Eskimos last week to pursue his NFL opportunities. He also had 88 catches and finished tied for the CFL lead with 11 touchdowns last season.

Overall, he had 135 catches for 2,294 yards and 15 TDs in 31 career CFL games.

PRO BASKETBALL

HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Rockets have traded Michael Carter-Williams and cash considerations to the Chicago Bulls for a protected second-round pick in the 2020 draft. The Bulls then waived the guard following the trade.

The 27-year-old Carter-Williams saw limited playing time in his first season in Houston, appearing in just 16 games with one start. He averaged 4.3 points.

The 11th overall pick in the 2013 draft has averaged 11.1 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists in a six-year career that included stints with Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Chicago and Charlotte.

PRO BASEBALL

NEW YORK (AP) - Former New York Mets captain David Wright is becoming a special adviser to chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Brodie Van Wagenen.

In making the announcement Monday, the Mets said the 36-year-old third baseman would be placed on unconditional release waivers on Tuesday. His contract called for New York to pay him salaries of $15 million this year and $12 million in 2020, with $2.5 million annually deferred without interest.

Sidelined with leg, back and neck injuries, Wright did not play for the Mets from May 2016 until the final week of last season, when he announced his retirement.

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