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Jets have room to make moves

May 1st, 2003
The latest salary cap figures are out and according to ESPN.com the Jets are currently $4.3MM under the cap. This gives Gang Green more than enough money to sign their rookies and add some more depth... The latest salary cap figures are out and according to ESPN.com the Jets are currently $4.3MM under the cap. This gives Gang Green more than enough money to sign their rookies and add some more depth...

Although the Jets rookie salary pool allowance is $4.1MM, based on our calculations the Jets will only use around $2.3MM or so to lock up all the rookies. This leaves around $2MM in cap space to add more depth to the roster. The Jets need more depth at the WR, LB and S position. Another OL or two wouldnt hurt either. The Jets are reportedly looking at several remaining FAs on the market and there should be some more talent available after the June 1st cutdowns.

Former Bears and oft injured WR Marcus Robinson, who recently was cut in a salary cap move and had been mentioned as possiblility to join the Jets, signed a one year deal with the Ravens yesterday for $700K that included a $100K signing bonus.

The Jets are reportedly looking at several possibilities at WR including Dolphins FA Oronde Gadsden who is still available. There are also rumors that the Jets are still interested in 49ers RFA Tai Streets.

The team will release the full list of undrafted rookie free agents on Friday. As soon as we get it we will post it on the site.

Check back to Jets Insider.com often for all of the latest Jets minicamp news and rumors!

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