Austin Howard, Jets Talking New Deal


The Jets have opened contract negotiations with free-agent-to-be Austin Howard, reports Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. According to Mehta, the Jets hope to lock up Howard to a multiyear contract before free agency begins on March 11.

Earlier today, Rich Cimini of suggested that the Jets would likely make a “strong push” to re-sign Howard, and it seems that push is already underway.

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