NY Jets news: Quinnen Williams contract demands, Jets mock trade down

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NY Jets defensive tackle Quinnen Williams is hoping to land a historic extension this offseason that will, in all likelihood, make him the highest-paid player in franchise history.

With the defensive tackle market exploding this offseason, Williams figures to become the second-highest-paid player at his position in the league, behind only Aaron Donald. But how much money are we talking about?

ESPN's Rich Cimini revealed on Saturday that Williams is likely looking for a contract that would pay him somewhere between $23 and $25 million per year. I'd expect the deal to be closer to $25 million than $23 million.

Daron Payne and Jeffery Simmons' extensions this offseason will pay them $22.5 and $23.5 million per year, respectively. Williams is likely looking to make more than both players — and he should get it.

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Mock trade down lands the Jets a new center and a future first-round draft pick

The folks over at The 33rd Team proposed a mock trade-down for the Jets on Saturday that many fans could probably get behind. The Jets traded down from pick No. 13 to No. 23, allowing the Minnesota Vikings to move up 10 selections and pick Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson.

In return, the Jets received pick No. 87 overall in the third round as well as a future first-round pick in 2024. The Jets used the 23rd overall pick to select Wisconsin center Joe Tippmann.

Tippmann fills an obvious need for the Jets, and while many have Minnesota's John Michael Schmitz ranked higher, it's not unreasonable to suggest Tippmann could be the first center taken.

If the Jets don't love the options on the board at 13, it would make sense to trade back and recoup extra draft capital. Picking up a future first makes this deal very intriguing.

Chosen (Robbie) Anderson signs with the Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins seem to have a type. After already signing former Jets Mike White, Braxton Berrios, and Dan Feeney earlier this offseason, the Dolphins agreed to a one-year deal with former Jets wide receiver Chosen Anderson.

The artist formerly known as Robbie, or Robby, Anderson spent last season with the Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals. He joins one of the speediest wide receiver corps in football and will look to make the roster out of training camp.

Anderson's career has tanked since his 1,000-yard season in 2020. He was traded by the Panthers last season after a falling out with interim head coach Steve Wilkes. In 10 games with the Cardinals, Anderson caught just seven passes for 76 yards.

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The Dolphins continue to re-stock their offense with former Jets, and Anderson is the latest addition.