New York Jets Restructure Veteran Trio

The New York Jets might have a big move in mind as free agency approaches. Per ESPN's Field Yates, the team has restructured the contracts of guard Laken Tomlinson, cornerback D.J. Reed, and tight end Tyler Conklin, clearing $15.2 million in cap space.

Tomlinson, Reed, and Conklin all joined the Jets as free agents in 2022. Tomlinson signed a three-year, $40 million deal in 2022 and delivered 17 starts and a 56.8 overall grade from Pro Football Focus. Reed inked a three-year, $33 million deal and held opposing passers to an 81.9 passer rating on throws in his direction. Conklin signed a three-year, $20.25 million pact and nabbed 58 receptions for 552 yards.

The restructures assure Tomlinson, Reed, and Conklin will all be on the 2023 squad and should bring the Jets to approximately $14 million under the 2023 salary cap. The Jets have been linked to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in recent weeks, but they'd likely have to do more to fit the four-time MVP under the cap.

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