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2021 New York Jets Free Agency

New York Jets Free Agency Breaking News: Gang Green Signs TE Tyler kroft

Kroft, a 3rd round pick out of Rutgers in 2015, has the opportunity to earn $3M with incentives and adds some elite blocking skills to the tight-end room. The signing was first reported by Tom Pelissero.

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New New York Jets tight end Tyler Kroft (81) reacts with former Buffalo Bills teammate Dawson Knox (88) after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle SeahawksSunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Tyler Kroft, the Tight-End who has thrived with the Buffalo Bills and the Bengals, will be having a homecoming of sorts as he inks a $2M deal with the Jets. Kroft, a 3rd round pick out of Rutgers in 2015, has the opportunity to earn $3M with incentives and adds some elite blocking skills to the tight-end room. The signing was first reported by Tom Pelissero.

Kroft has 85 career catches for 851 yards and 12 touchdowns in 42 starts. He scored 3 TDs last season for the Bills and really has the talent to score. He’s a great add to the roster and will add skills to a room containing Chris Herndon and Ryan Griffin.

With Mike LeFleur’s scheme and a new dawn of Jets football coming, it’s pretty evident the new regime is putting an emphasis on talented blockers. His skillset will complement Chris Herndon, but don’t be surprised if we see Ryan Griffin be moved or cut at this point. I would still look for the Jets to target a pass catching Tight-End in the draft.

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All in – I like this move a lot and feel like Tyler Kroft will make an impact in 2021 for the New York Jets.

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The Gang Green Guv’Nor has faith in The Johnson, Douglas and Saleh connection and is excited for 2021. Chris loves fan content and debate between all fans unless you celebrated winning those 2 games. He’s looking forward to seeing who the Jets select at #2 and is ready to get back into his seat at Metlife. Debate with him on Twitter at @WeRetaliate1st and chat Tech, Music, Start-Ups or Pets.

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