This article is about the American football player. For the association football player, see Jay Richardson (footballer). For the American lawyer, see Julius N. Richardson. For the rock and roll musician and disc jockey, see [[
The Big Bopper]].
Richardson was signed by the New York Jets on April 16, 2012. Richardson was waived on August 31, 2012.
New Orleans Saints
Richardson had a strong performance during the Saints 2013 training camp but he was cut from the roster at the end of the preseason. After the Saints sustained several defensive injuries in their first regular season game, Richardson was brought back to the team on September 12, 2013. The Saints released him again on October 8, 2013, to make room for defensive end Keyunta Dawson.