The NFL's free-agent signing period is open, so bookmark this page and keep checking back for frequent updates on what the Jets are doing with their own free agents and with free agents from other teams, and for updates on their available salary cap space and contract numbers.
JETS SALARY CAP SPACE
(As of Friday, March 24): $12,253,754
That is the official number released by the NFL Players Association, but it does not include the deal for T Ben Ijalana and WR Quincy Patton.
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (13)
S Antonio Allen
LB Bruce Carter
LB Mike Catapano
T Ryan Clady - Jets declined to pick up his 2017 option, making him an unrestricted free agent
TE Kellen Davis
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick
LB Erin Henderson - Jets declined to pick up his 2017 option, making him an unrestricted free agent.
T Ben Ijalana - Re-signed with the Jets for two years, $11 million.
LB Corey Lemonier - Signed a one-year, $775,000 contract with the Jets. … Roster bonuses: $80,000. … 2017 CAP HIT: $855,000.
LB Josh Martin -- Signed a two-year, $4.3 million contract with the Jets with $850,000 guaranteed, including a $450,000 signing bonus. … Salaries: $1.55 million (2017), $1.65 million (2018). … 2018 Option bonus (team): $150,000. … 2017 CAP HIT: $1.775 million.
LS Tanner Purdum - Signed a one-year, $980,000 contract with the Jets, including and $80,000 signing bonus and $320,000 in guaranteed money. … 2017 CAP HIT: $695,000.
QB Geno Smith - Signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Giants.
G Brian Winters - Signed a four-year, $29 million contract with the Jets with $15 million guaranteed and a $7 million roster bonus in 2017. … Salaries: $1 million (2017), $7 million (2018), $6 million (2019), $7 million (2020). … Bonuses of $31,250 per game in 2019-20 ($500,000 per season). … 2017 CAP HIT: $8 million.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (4)
TE Brandon Bostick - Non-tendered. Now an unrestricted free agent
C Wes Johnson - The Jets gave him a "second-round tender" worth $2.746 million for one year.
DT Mike Pennel - Non-tendered by the Jets, but then agreed to sign with the Jets on a one-year deal. Salary: $690,000 (2017).
CB Marcus Williams - The Jets gave him a "second-round tender" worth $2.746 million for one year.
EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS (0)
ROSTER CUTS (5)
K Nick Folk - Signed a one-year, $1.75 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
T Breno Giacomini
C Nick Mangold
WR Brandon Marshall - Signed a two-year deal with the Giants worth approximately $12 million.
CB Darrelle Revis
FREE AGENTS SIGNED FROM OTHER TEAMS (6)
T Jeff Adams (from Houston) - Signed a one-year, $540,000 contract. 2017 salary: $540,000. 2017 CAP HIT: $540,000.
LT Kelvin Beachum (from Jacksonville) - Signed a three-year, $24 million contract. $12 million guaranteed, including a $4.5 million signing bonus. … 2017 Roster bonus: $2 million. … Salaries: $1.5 million (2017), $8 million (2018), $8 million (2019). … 2017 CAP HIT: $5 million.
K Chandler Catanzaro (from Arizona) - Signed a one-year deal with the Jets. … Salary: $900,000 (2017).
CB Morris Claiborne (from Dallas) - Signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Jets that includes a $2 million guaranteed signing bonus. … Roster bonus: $31,250 per game on the active roster (Total: $500,000). … Salary: $2.5 million (2017) … 2017 CAP HIT: $4.5 million.
QB Josh McCown (from Cleveland) - Signed a one-year deal with the Jets that could be worth as much as $13 million. … Includes $6 million in guaranteed money. … Receives a $125,000 bonus for every game in which he takes 50 percent of the snaps ($2 million total). … Receives $2 million if the Jets make the playoffs, $1.5 million more if they reach the Super Bowl, and $1.5 million more if they win the Super Bowl (as long as he has played 65 percent of the team's snaps). …. Signing bonus: $3 million … Salary: $3 million (2017). … 2017 CAP HIT: $6 million.
WR Quincy Patton - Signed with the Jets. Terms undisclosed.
RESTRUCTURED CONTRACTS (0)
None so far.