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Report: Jets Decline Fifth-Year Option on Calvin Pryor

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By Glenn Naughton

 

File this one under “least surprising developments” as the Jets will reportedly decline to pick up the fifth-year option on safety Calvin Pryor.

Kimberly Martin of Newsday says a source has told her that the team won’t be picking up Pryor’s option just days after the team drafted LSU safety Jamal Adams and Florida safety Marcus Maye.

Following the draft, GM Mike Maccagnan was asked if the team would in fact decline the fifth-year option, but declined comment as neither Pryor nor his agent had been made aware of the team’s decision.

Rumors surfaced during the draft that Pryor, along with defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson were being made available via trade but neither player garnered enough interest to make a trade worthwhile.

This Article Was Written By Glenn Naughton

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Glenn was Born in the Bronx, New York and has followed the Jets religiously despite being stationed in several different countries and time zones around the world. He now resides in England and has been a JetNation member since 2005. Glenn will bleed green with the rest of us through the highs and lows.