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Jets Sign Former Steelers NT Steve McLendon

So much for Deon Simon being the "next Snacks"

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Jets have a Snacks replacement, as they signed former Steeler Steve McLendon. The deal is said to be 3 years with a maximum value of $12 million dollars. How to get to $12 mil, we don't know at this time.

McLendon started 9 games last year and played in all 16. He recorded 14 tackles and a sack. However, the true value of a nose tackle isn't in his stats but how well he clogs the middle, and by all accounts he's very good at doing that. It seems like Pittsburgh Steelers fans wanted him back, but instead he decided to join the good guys. If he can help free up Muhammad Wilkerson, Sheldon Richardson, and Leonard Williams on the line, we will once again be extremely stout up front.

Let's all welcome Mr. McLendon to Gang Green.