FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have signed linebacker Jordan Jenkins, their third-round draft pick, to a four-year contract.
The deal, announced by the team Friday, is worth $3.06 million with a signing bonus of $723,920.
The 6-foot-3, 259-pound Jenkins had 19 career sacks at Georgia, including five last season as a senior despite playing with a torn groin and abdominal wall that sapped some of his burst off the line.
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After Jenkins was drafted, Jets coach Todd Bowles said he envisioned him being both an edge setter and a pass rusher.
First-rounder Darron Lee, a linebacker from Ohio State, is the only one of the Jets' seven draft picks who remains unsigned.
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