Jets signal Vinny Curry as defensive position overhaul continues


The Jets proceed so as to add to their defensive position.

The crew signed veteran defensive finish Vinny Curry to a one-year, $1.3 million contract on Wednesday after he visited with the crew. Curry turns 33 in June and is coming into his 10th season within the NFL. He spent eight of them with the Eagles and one with the Buccaneers. 

Jets basic supervisor Joe Douglas noticed Curry up shut in Philadelphia when he was within the Eagles entrance workplace, which chosen Curry within the second spherical of the 2012 Draft. He has been a rotational participant for many of his 123-game profession however did begin all 16 video games and three playoff video games within the Eagles’ 2017 Tremendous Bowl run. He has 32 ½ profession sacks.

Curry made three begins and performed in 11 video games final 12 months for the Eagles. He had three sacks and 10 quarterback hits. 

Curry is the newest addition to the defensive position, which the Jets clearly are working to enhance below new coach Robert Saleh. They signed defensive finish Carl Lawson final week to a three-year, $45 million contract and defensive sort out Sheldon Rankins this week to a two-year deal value as much as $17 million. They may be part of Quinnen Williams, an rising star for the Jets. 

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Vinny Curry
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Saleh’s defenses in San Francisco at all times had good defensive strains and it’s clear he needs that to be a energy of his protection with the Jets, too.

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