The Jets chose to not offer linebackers Harvey Langi or Frankie Luvu one year tenders. Both players now will become unrestricted free agents.
Neither LB Harvey Langi nor OLB Frankie Luvu received a qualifying offer or minimum tender from the #Jets as RFAs - making them both unrestricted free agents.— Dennis Waszak Jr. (@DWAZ73) March 17, 2021
If the Jets had offered either player a one year tender, they would have been restricted free agents, giving the team the opportunity to match any offer. It still is possible the Jets could bring back either player on a contract cheaper than the requirements of the tender.
Langi and Luvu have both been depth players during their Jets careers. Langi has been a core special teams player and was pressed into starting linebacker duty during the 2020 season showing a few flashes against the run but really struggling in coverage.
This caps another afternoon of inactivity for the Jets in free agency. The only moves of note aside from re-signing running back Josh Adams (which was reported Monday) were not offering these two players contracts. The fact the news of the day involves the Jets doing nothing seems like a microcosm of the free agent period since Monday night.
We will see what the evening brings. The GGN Twitter widget is embedded below with updates. Discuss Luvu, Langi, and the rest of free agency below.