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2017 NFL Free Agency Live Tracker: Latest moves by the Jets

By Luis Tirado Jr.
Jan 3, 2016; Orchard Park, NY, USA; A general view of a New York Jets helmet and an NFL football during the game between the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 3, 2016; Orchard Park, NY, USA; A general view of a New York Jets helmet and an NFL football during the game between the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports
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Get all the latest 2017 NFL free agency moves by the New York Jets from legitimate and verified sources from the internet.

In case you missed it, here’s a complete 2017 NFL Free Agency primer for the New York Jets. In our live tracker, we here at The Jet Press will only post tweets/ from official, verified, and legitimate sources. Only confirmed moves and news about the Jets and their free agency moves/rumors will be posted live here as we encourage our readers to also follow us on Twitter and Facebook as we’ll be posting there as well.

Remember, don’t fall for any bogus or fake news from unverified sources as this is the time of year they pop up and cause all sorts of confusion. We will be sure to avoid that here in our live free agency tracker. Enjoy everyone!

Last Update: 3/13/2017 @ 1:09 AM Eastern Time

Details of the @NYJets deal with offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum includes one interesting wrinkle… https://t.co/i5pf1pIHCq pic.twitter.com/YAsYaS9FKe

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) March 12, 2017

Could the #Jets be making a push to sign a player away from the #Patriots? https://t.co/5feadMe80X

— FanSided (@FanSided) March 12, 2017

Source: Jets have interest in Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower https://t.co/IVr0EAUhxA

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 12, 2017

Report: Jets interested in former Cowboys CB Brandon Carr https://t.co/PnshtaWGIq

— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) March 12, 2017

Five questions facing the Jets heading into second wave of free agency https://t.co/SHhJjQDn7o via SNY Desk #Jets #NFL

— Brian Bassett (@Brian_Bassett) March 12, 2017

Patriots and Jets are the front-runners to sign Dont'a Hightower, per @JasonLaCanfora https://t.co/8PZhAbumW4 pic.twitter.com/HlK1OnX5Xo

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 12, 2017

#Jets in running for #Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower, report says https://t.co/sIR6oYmxaT

— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) March 12, 2017

Report: Jets a Leading Contender for Dont’a Hightower https://t.co/BTjuWe7lIN

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 12, 2017

Report: Jets Have Interest in Free Agent Cornerback Brandon Carr https://t.co/vYR5sThTl8

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 12, 2017

UFA RB Travaris Cadet has visited with the team.https://t.co/hNREWFtvOP

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 11, 2017

Could this work? Let's talk about it. #Jets https://t.co/4diTmqycgP

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 11, 2017

Twitter approves after Kelvin Beachum signs with Jets https://t.co/YFxtobtsGJ

— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) March 11, 2017

Kelvin Beachum got $4.5M signing bonus. He can void the final year of 3-year deal if he makes Pro Bowl in '17 or '18 https://t.co/JWapwphqTY pic.twitter.com/qIFlIhzRjW

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) March 11, 2017

A career 84.8% FG kicker.

Welcome the #Catmanhttps://t.co/0zGxHULPr0 pic.twitter.com/MRJblegzDt

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 11, 2017

#Jets Chat: How are things going in free agency so far? https://t.co/26uFp1Dtsu

— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) March 11, 2017

The #Jets signed OT Kelvin Beachum to a 3-year deal worth $24M with $12M guaranteed, source said.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 11, 2017

"I'm excited about playing in cold weather games again."

Glad to bring you back to the Northeast, @KelvinBeachumJrpic.twitter.com/eP1t5low1B

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 11, 2017

Here Are Some Details on Kelvin Beachum’s Contract With the Jets https://t.co/qkvAUIzfto

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 11, 2017

Grade + analysis right here. #Jets https://t.co/DreKgMgD5M

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 11, 2017

We have re-signed LS Tanner Purdum.

DETAILS → https://t.co/ifXmXFdb6W pic.twitter.com/X1vrI1Q2HH

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 11, 2017

Jets announce they re-signed long snapper Tanner Purdum. They had expressed interest in retaining him. https://t.co/DQfbA8dVLX

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 11, 2017

@nyjets Already feeling the love. Shout out to Jets Nation! #GangGreen #Jets https://t.co/TtpHPt6KVW

— Kelvin Beachum (@KelvinBeachumJr) March 11, 2017

5 things to know about new #Jets left tackle Kelvin Beachum https://t.co/GjeQZomrRu

— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) March 11, 2017

Meet the new leg! pic.twitter.com/aBAFt9YX7l

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 11, 2017

Welcome, Kelvin! #FollowFriday@KelvinBeachumJr pic.twitter.com/JmWGC602KP

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 11, 2017

Jets sign LT Kelvin Beachum https://t.co/UvNRiwQtlv

— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) March 11, 2017

NFL free agency 2017: Jets sign left tackle Kelvin Beachum https://t.co/5kQtWMfmoj

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 11, 2017

Jets Sign Kicker Chandler Catanzaro https://t.co/55sUGFGxwo

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 11, 2017

J-E-T-S Jets! Jets! Jets! ✈️✈️✈️

This just in! Congrats to @KelvinBeachumJr on signing with @nyjets today. #GangGreen #NFLFreeAgency pic.twitter.com/ErDOpcLexA

— FOX Sports: PROcast (@PROcast) March 10, 2017

We have signed OT Kelvin Beachum.

MORE → https://t.co/Apc7uiyt6O pic.twitter.com/BOaY4ERC4A

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 11, 2017

Jets Sign Offensive Tackle Kelvin Beachum https://t.co/HdX4kD0ORO

— JetNation.com (@JetNation) March 11, 2017

We have signed K Chandler Catanzaro.

DETAILS → https://t.co/0zGxHUuezs pic.twitter.com/IUx4Ud7iDi

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 11, 2017

Beachum is projected as the Jets' left tackle. Ben Ijalana, who just signed a two-year, $11M deal, will compete at right tackle with Shell.

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 11, 2017

Report – Jets To Sign Tackle Kelvin Beachum #NFLFreeAgency #Jets #NYJ https://t.co/mqJBVja2O3 pic.twitter.com/1xzwGkt1yT

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 11, 2017

And the Jets join the party. They have signed former JAX LT Kelvin Beachum, he announced on social media. #Jets

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 10, 2017

Have the Jets already given up on 2017? https://t.co/Gdqpi4KlEU via SNY Desk #Jets #NFL

— Brian Bassett (@Brian_Bassett) March 10, 2017

Corey Lemonier contract: one year, no SB, $775K salary, $40K initial roster bonus, $40K more if on roster Week 1. https://t.co/td5yAuKMup

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 10, 2017

Jets officially announce the free agent visit of RB Benny Cunningham. Here is some information about him: https://t.co/RW8aqZs6BZ

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 10, 2017

UFA RB Benny Cunningham has visited with the team.

https://t.co/rfWmELLakL

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 10, 2017

Josh Martin Jets deal: $3.8M, $850,000 gtd, $450K signing bonus, salaries $1.55M, $1.65M; $400K of 2017 base gtd, $150K 2018 team option

— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) March 10, 2017

Jets Offered Jefferson More Money Than Baltimore – "I love the game way too much to let money be my leading factor" https://t.co/z1MtU5pyAy

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 10, 2017

Is Mike Maccagnan Falling For The Sunk Costs Fallacy? https://t.co/LP8DdHnBmC

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 10, 2017

S Tony Jefferson told @Andy_Benoit the Jets and Browns offered $1.5M/yr more than Balt. He signed with Balt — 4 yrs/$36M. #Jets

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 10, 2017

#Jets fans should have a simple plea for the team’s front office: Don’t sign Jay Cutler #NFLFreeAgency #JetUp https://t.co/y2FEsfACzn pic.twitter.com/0JoKB52c5k

— NFL Spin Zone (@NFLSpinZone) March 10, 2017

Browns Release RG3 – Interested In Playing For The Jets – Why the Jets should pass! https://t.co/N9OE8EamTk pic.twitter.com/DSYXxrqHFb

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 10, 2017

Could RG3 be headed to the #Jets? Reportedly, he wouldn't mind that union: https://t.co/EKIuVVzB8D

— FanSided (@FanSided) March 10, 2017

Robert Griffin III interested in playing for the #Jets https://t.co/2yZ0DO3jj9

— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) March 10, 2017

Source: Robert Griffin III interested in playing for #Jets https://t.co/llZbCr0ISE

— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) March 10, 2017

NFL free agency 2017: Jets still need cornerback, but could they draft one? Some thoughts on that: https://t.co/bM4HLoSiLp

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 10, 2017

Jay Cutler to Jets? It's a bad fit in a rebuilding situation https://t.co/ffj5OFechL

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 10, 2017

https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/840236383272914944

Jets salary cap update after Ben Ijalana & Josh Martin re-sign https://t.co/brDUq0QnpS

— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) March 10, 2017

Good? Evil? Misunderstood? How the @NYJets really feel about Jay Cutler… https://t.co/WIRLkkRqNn pic.twitter.com/aw1MZfWVmI

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) March 10, 2017

Jets set out on familiar road, hoping to avoid another dead end https://t.co/mUpMBIOPx0

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 10, 2017

In case you were wondering – #Jets are the overwhelming favorites to land Jay Cutler according to oddsmakers https://t.co/ODcLnq3sQO pic.twitter.com/UAD5NbdTNE

— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) March 10, 2017

Ben Ijalana gives Jets' offensive line depth chart a boost https://t.co/dkmW6HcqIE

— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) March 10, 2017

The @nyjets’ most & least desirable free-agent quarterback options… Broadway Joe is not walking through that door. https://t.co/O9XudDjJkX pic.twitter.com/LNjcG9pAAe

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) March 10, 2017

#Jets UFAs: Fitzpatrick, Geno, Catapano, Purdum, Clady, Carter, Antonio Allen, Kellen Davis. Re-signed Winters, Ijalana, Martin, Lemonier.

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 10, 2017

Leftover housekeeping from yesterday: Sheldon Richardson's $8.069M base now fully gtd. His fifth-yr option. Still can be traded. #Jets

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 10, 2017

I've always wanted to like the talented Jay Cutler, even tho this may belie the fact. That said, @nyjets: You've been warned. https://t.co/727LjqAqwI

— Rich Eisen (@richeisen) March 10, 2017

Jets Re-Sign LB’ers Martin & Lemonier https://t.co/nT9gG2KlFL pic.twitter.com/CEsg4GLpjR

— JetNation.com (@JetNation) March 10, 2017

Just a ballpark guess, but I'd say #Jets have about $22M-$24M in cap room after today's transactions. Not a whole lot.

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 10, 2017

We have re-signed OLB Josh Martin.

DETAILS → https://t.co/mA2tsrbMDJ pic.twitter.com/TRcY2Jc7rO

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 10, 2017

We have re-signed OLB Corey Lemonier.

DETAILS → https://t.co/Z3YI3Hy69Q pic.twitter.com/QQ6LWNY1fA

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 10, 2017

Breaking Down Jets Free Agency News and Rumors, Mike Glennon, Tony Romo, Brock Osweiler, and More https://t.co/uq50lpHnvr

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 10, 2017

#Jets may face the reality of seeing a familiar face—but that’s actually not the worst thing #JetUp https://t.co/Dw5S3g4lrB pic.twitter.com/7Y6edyRZGy

— NFL Spin Zone (@NFLSpinZone) March 10, 2017

Jets re-sign special teams standout Josh Martin, source confirms, after re-signing Ben Ijalana earlier Thursday https://t.co/FHbyBiMGHO

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 10, 2017

NFL free agency 2017: Jets re-sign special teams ace Josh Martin, reports say https://t.co/1EVuk9JaCu

— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) March 10, 2017

The @nyjets’ most and least desirable free-agent quarterback options… Johnny U is not walking through that door. https://t.co/mVQUUuRBHg pic.twitter.com/8nqg16hYjM

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) March 10, 2017

Jets QB situation still unclear with start of free agency https://t.co/6eT715w8AQ via SNY Desk #Jets #NFL

— Brian Bassett (@Brian_Bassett) March 10, 2017

Jets Waive Khiry Robinson https://t.co/W8jdXycb7w pic.twitter.com/jTYlILnQt9

— JetNation.com (@JetNation) March 10, 2017

NFL free agency 2017: Jets hosting RB Benny Cunningham on visit, source confirms https://t.co/vRip9eJAd5

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 9, 2017

Just hear me out: Why pursuing Brock Osweiler isn't the worst idea for #Jets https://t.co/ESkNmTvduX

— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) March 9, 2017

Brock Osweiler? Jay Cutler? Who are the #Jets options at quarterback? https://t.co/iYG3828d0P

— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) March 9, 2017

RB Benny Cunningham To Visit #Jets #Jetup #NFLFreeAgency https://t.co/EnJgHgc20O

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 9, 2017

LB Nick Perry got five years, $60M to stay with Packers, including $39M in first three years. #Jets never were gonna go that high.

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 9, 2017

.@NYJets make it official: Darrelle Revis has been released. Revis Island closed for business in NY/NJ… https://t.co/aWdXKVF2aZ pic.twitter.com/4KYg1N1XdZ

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) March 9, 2017

We have released RB Khiry Robinson.

MORE → https://t.co/7OxpA2lo1s pic.twitter.com/0qi23RUJIm

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 9, 2017

How The Brock Osweiler Trade Could Impact #Jets #Jetup https://t.co/PikNoxIREs pic.twitter.com/hD9hlvKrte

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 9, 2017

The Jets have released RB Khiry Robinson, who suffered a broken leg late in the season. #Jets

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 9, 2017

Source: Jets show interest in former Bears QB Jay Cutler https://t.co/nmRj0GTKQL

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 9, 2017

Soon-to-be former #Bears QB Jay Cutler does have interest in the #Jets, I’m told.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 9, 2017

WATCH: #Jets set to re-sign OT @TheBiggerBen on two-year deal

READ: https://t.co/kgbWjyqKKW #JetUp pic.twitter.com/cTLUZ5wdQW

— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) March 9, 2017

Jets re-sign Ben Ijalana, who replaced Ryan Clady last season: https://t.co/mlkcbWwvUT

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 9, 2017

Jets To Sign Ben Ijalana On 2 Year $11 Mill Deal https://t.co/HhmkmtYIEr pic.twitter.com/yiO3BmQ4Hp

— Gang Green Nation (@GangGreenNation) March 9, 2017

Jay Cutler to the #Jets is the most likely, stop-gap scenario. Neither Petty nor Hackenberg are ready to start. Team may still draft someone

— Jason Cole (@JasonColeBR) March 9, 2017

Source confirms Jets re-signed LT Ben Ijalana on a two-year contract worth a maximum value of $11 million.

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 9, 2017

Jets are retaining OL Ben Ijalana, source says. Two years, $11m. Versatile guy who filled in at left tackle last year.

— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 9, 2017

#Jets talking to #Broncos about trade for QB Trevor Siemian, report says https://t.co/yJivXVIexb

— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) March 9, 2017

Would ex-Bears QB Jay Cutler to Jets make sense? Some thoughts on that: https://t.co/f9Nk6Xkyyk

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) March 9, 2017

Don't think Cutler-to-Jets would be slam dunk if they make an offer. Retirement rumors a couple of wks ago. #Jets might not appeal to him.

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 9, 2017

#Jets have expressed interest in Jay Cutler, per sources. Already called him. As @mortreport said, also talking to DEN about Trevor Siemian.

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 9, 2017

#Bears releasing Jay Cutler, and the #Jets are interested | Time to panic? https://t.co/0WKyWupelk

— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) March 9, 2017

Jay Cutler and the New York media is the marriage you want if you're interested in watching things burn

— Jonathan Jones (@jjones9) March 9, 2017

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