Jets & DE Kony Ealy Have Discussed Extension
Jets DE Kony Ealy stated on Wednesday that his reps and the staff have mentioned a possible contract extension.
“Our individuals have had conversations, potential no matter,” Ealy stated, through Darryl Slater of NJ.com. “But on the finish of the day, the whole lot will settle itself. It’s not a very a prime fear of mine.”
Ealy did say that he wish to be again with the Jets subsequent yr.
“Definitely,” Ealy stated. “Just acquired to attend and see. You by no means know what occurs. It’s a good distance from that now. Just acquired to fret about ending out the yr.”
Ealy, 26, is a former second-round choose of the Panthers again in 2014. He’s presently within the third yr of his four-year, $three.546 million contract that included $1.249 million assured and stands to make a base wage of $803,660 for the 2017 season.
The Panthers traded Ealy and a 2017 third-round choose to the Patriots in alternate for a second-round choose again in March. However, it didn’t work out for Ealy in New England and he was waived popping out of the preseason.
The Jets later claimed him off of waivers.
In 2017, Ealy has appeared in 13 video games for the Jets and recorded 14 tackles, one sack, an interception and 9 cross defenses. Pro Football Focus has him rated because the No. 50 edge rusher out of 115 qualifying gamers.