Taylor signs with Jets

Jason Taylor is a New York Jet. He used to be hated by many Jets fans…now he’s on their side. The deal is a two-year deal worth $13 million. According to NFL.com’s Steve Wyche, the contract is essentially for one year, worth between $2.5-$3.75 million.

This is a very good move (yet again) for Rex Ryan & the Jets, because it adds depth and strength to their defensive line–a position they may have address (and may still address) with their first round draft pick. I said they would Jared Odrick at pick #29 if he’s still there, and I think they will still do that. They drafted their franchise quarterback last year, and are stacked at every position across the board. Now it’s a question of adding depth to that d-line. With the acquisition of Taylor, the Jets have even more flexibility to draft at any position in Thursday’s draft.

If you don’t think inter-division trades/signings are interesting, think about this: Jason Taylor vs. Jake Long at least twice a year. Sounds good to me.

Stay tuned for my coverage and analysis on Thursday night’s first round of the NFL draft.

Thanks for reading.

-Mike

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One response to “Taylor signs with Jets

  1. frank

    Taylor is gonna have a suprise year and dominate on defense until he gets injured late in the season

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