Jets Free Agent Signings

  • Ryan Kalil comes out of retirement, joins Jets

    C Ryan Kalil, a 2-time first team All-Pro and 5-time Pro Bowler with the Carolina Panthers, has announced that he's coming out of retirement and joining the New York Jets. Kalil, 34, retired at the end of last season after spending his entire 12-year career with the Panthers. He started in all 16 regular season…

    August 1, 2019

  • Jets bring back Bilal Powell

    RB Bilal Powell, who suffered a season ending neck injury last season, is coming back to the Jets for his 9th season in green and white. He had an impressive workout with the team earlier today and has reportedly agreed to a 1-year deal. Powell, 30, was selected by the Jets in the 4th round…

    June 7, 2019

  • Catanzaro returns for second stint with Jets

    PK Chandler Catanzaro, who played for the Gang Green in 2017, has been signed to a 1-year contract to replace departed Pro Bowl PK Jason Myers. Catanzaro, 28, converted 25 of 30 field goal attempts for the Jets 2 years ago. He was also a perfect 29 of 29 on extra points. Last season, he…

    March 15, 2019

  • Jets add Brian Poole, release Crowell

    It didn't take long for the Gang Green to find a replacement for departed CB Buster Skrine. The Jets signed CB Brian Poole, formerly of the Atlanta Falcons, to a 1-year $3.5M deal. He was a restricted free agent who wasn't tendered by his former team. Poole, 26, joined Atlanta as an undrafted free agent.…

    March 14, 2019

  • Jets keep McLendon

    DT Steve McLendon has re-signed with the New York Jets, agreeing to a 1-year deal worth $2.5M. The maximum value of the deal is $3.5M. McLendon, 33, will be entering his 10th year in the NFL. He's a locker room leader with an unquestionable work ethic. Last season he started in 14 games for the…

    March 14, 2019

  • Jets to sign Le'Veon Bell

    Well, unless we'll see another change of heart in the next 24 hours, the Jets have reportedly grabbed the biggest prize of this year's free agency. According to ESPN, RB Le'Veon Bell has agreed to terms with the Gang Green, adding a multidimensional threat to the struggling Jets' offense. The deal is $52.5M for 4…

    March 13, 2019

  • Jets keep Henry Anderson

    DE Henry Anderson, who tied for team lead in sacks last year, has reportedly agreed to remain in green and white. He's going to sign a 3-year deal worth $25.2M. According to the NY Daily News, the agreement has a maximum value of $33M. The Gang Green acquired Anderson last year in a trade with…

    March 12, 2019

  • Barr changes his mind, stays with Vikings

    Well, looks like the earlier reports turned out to be premature, as LB Anthony Barr has apparently changed his mind and decided to stay with the Minnesota Vikings. Apparently, Minnesota upped their initial offer overnight, prompting Barr to make a 180 degree turn. So, the Jets' search for an edge pass-rusher goes on. Earlier today…

    March 12, 2019

  • Jets bolster defense by adding CJ Mosley

    The Gang Green made another splash in free agency this morning, as they agreed to terms with LB C.J. Mosley, a 4-time Pro Bowler with the Ravens. The deal is reportedly for 5 years, $85M, including $51M in guaranteed money. $17M per years is the most committed to an inside linebacker in the NFL. Mosley,…

    March 12, 2019

  • Jets add Anthony Barr, Josh Bellamy

    After agreeing to terms with WR Jamison Crowder earlier today, the Jets also made a deal with LB Anthony Barr who spent the first five seasons of his NFL career with the Minnesota Vikings. Barr, who will turn 27 in one week, started in 71 games for the Vikings. He recorded 237 solo tackles, 13.5…

    March 11, 2019

  • Jets agree with Crowder, lose Skrine to Bears

    The New York Jets have agreed to a 3-year $28.5M deal with WR Jamison Crowder, who spent his entire career with the Redskins. The deal includes $17M in guaranteed money. Crowder, who turns 26 in June, was limited to just 9 games in 2018 due to an ankle injury. He finished the season with 29…

    March 11, 2019

  • Jets re-sign Mo Claiborne

    According to various sources, the New York Jets are bringing back CB Mo Claiborne who became an unrestricted free agent at the end of last season. Claiborne, 28, has agreed to a 1-year $7M contract to return to the Gang Green. Last year the Jets brought Claiborne in to replace departed CB Darrelle Revis. Claiborne…

    March 16, 2018

  • Jets to sign Avery Williamson and Spencer Long

    As the start of free agency is just a few hours away, the Jets have reportedly agreed to terms with a couple of more free agents. LB Avery Williamson of the Titans and C Spencer Long of the Redskins are both expected to sign with the Gang Green. Williamson, 26, will sign a $22.5M 3-year…

    March 14, 2018

  • Jets add Teddy Bridgewater and Trumaine Johnson

    The Gang Green continued being active on the eve of free agency, reportedly reaching agreements with CB Trumaine Johnson and QB Teddy Bridgewater. Johnson was ultimately the best free agent cornerback available on the market, while Bridgewater's 1-year deal is an attempt to sign a potential starter without jeopardizing the future in case if he…

    March 13, 2018

  • Jets agree to terms with Isaiah Crowell

    The New York Jets have reportedly agreed to terms on a 3-year contract with RB Isaiah Crowell of the Cleveland Browns. Crowell, 25, ran for 853 yards (4.1 yards/carry) last season and scored 2 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 28 passes for 182 yards. Over the course of his 4-year career Crowell has averaged 4.2…

    March 13, 2018

  • Jets bring back McCown, in talks with Bridgewater

    As the coveted prize of this year's free agency, QB Kirk Cousins, went to the Vikings, the Jets had little choice but to re-sign QB Josh McCown. McCown, who will turn 39 later this year, had a career season last year with the Gang Green. He completed 67.3% of his passes for a total of…

    March 13, 2018

  • Jets sign QB Josh McCown

    The New York Jets addressed one of their many needs today by signing an experienced quarterback, QB Josh McCown. McCown, 37, has played for 7 teams over his 14-year career. He is 18-42 as a starter and will most likely start for the rebuilding Jets in Week 1. Last season McCown started 3 games for…

    March 20, 2017

  • Jets finally make moves in free agency

    Long gone are the days of splashy free agent moves that the Jets were known for under Rex Ryan and Eric Mangini. The Gang Green made a couple of low profile free agent signings yesterday, hopefully filling up the glaring holes at the tackle and kicker positions. LT Kelvin Beachum, formerly of the Jaguars and…

    March 11, 2017

  • Jets sign Jarvis Jenkins, finalize deal with McLendon

    The New York Jets signed DE Jarvis Jenkins, formerly of the Chicago Bears, to a 2-year contract worth $7M, which includes $3M in guaranteed money. Jenkins, 27, was a second round pick by the Washington Redskins in 2012. After spending the first 3 years of his career with the Redskins, he signed with the Bears…

    March 16, 2016

  • Jets ink Matt Forte to 3-year deal

    Following RB Chris Ivory's departure to Jacksonville, the Jets promptly filled the void with RB Matt Forte, formerly of the Chicago Bears. Forte, 30, is expected to sign a 3-year deal worth $12M with $8M in guaranteed money and an additional $4M in escalators. Forte has spent his entire 8-year NFL career with the Bears…

    March 10, 2016