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George Fant agrees to terms with the Jets

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The Jets have their first addition of the offseason, and it is Seahawks offensive lineman George Fant.

Seattle signed Fant as an undrafted free agent in 2016. As a depth player, Fant accumulated 24 starts during his time with Seattle where his play was up and down.

This is the first move of the offseason for the Jets so I think it is a bit difficult to judge. I’m not entirely certain what the plan is with Fant. It is the first in a series of moves. I tend to doubt this addition will prevent the Jets from trying to address tackle in the NFL Draft. The team also is presumably hoping Chuma Edoga makes a big leap between years one and two.

$10 million a year for somebody like Fant seems like a lot of money at first, but I’m less certain of that when I factor in the lack of quality on the offensive line in the NFL and the likely rise in the salary cap going forward.


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