The Jets and wide receiver Quincy Enunwa are discussing a new deal, according to Manish Mehta of the Daily News. Enunwa is set to hit free agency in March after playing out his one-year, $2.914MM tender.
Enunwa, 26, bounced back from a scary knee injury to lead the Jets in targets (55) and receptions (29) this year. He may also lead the team in receiving yards by the end of the season – he’s only one yard behind Robby Anderson for the top spot.
Before the lost season, Enunwa had 58 catches for 857 yards and four touchdowns, so the Jets know what he’s capable of when fully healthy. With upwards of $100MM in cap space this offseason, the Jets can surely spare a couple of bucks to keep one of their best offensive players.
The Jets have other receivers to consider beyond Enunwa as Jermaine Kearse is a fellow unrestricted free agent and Anderson can be retained with a restricted free agent tender.
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