By Glenn Naughton
Following earlier reports of the Jets coming to terms with running backs Bilal Powell and Khiry Robinson, Tom Pelissero is reporting the details of each signing via twitter.
#Jets running back deals: 3 years, $11.25M for Bilal Powell with $6M fully guaranteed. 1-year, $1.175M for Khiry Robinson, $80K guaranteed.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 11, 2016
According to Rich Cimini of ESPN.com, the Jets were sitting at $5.3 million in salary cap space prior to yesterday’s signings.
Jets have $5.3M in cap room, per NFLPA. Doesn't include Forte, Powell, Robinson deals. They've got some trimming to do. #nyj
— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 10, 2016
Even with the revamped backfield, the Jets are still in a staring contest with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick who has reportedly been contacted by the Denver Broncos.