NEW YORK (WFAN) — The Jets reportedly gained some much-needed wiggle room Thursday.
According to the New York Daily News, New York restructured their deal with offensive lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson to gain $7.5 million in cap space this season.READ MORE: 2-Year-Old Shot In Head In Newark Survives Emergency Surgery, Family Says
$9 million of the All-Pro’s $9.985 million base salary for 2012 was converted to a signing bonus, the paper reported.READ MORE: De Blasio Says Solution To Spike In Gun Violence Is Courts, Economy And COVID Recovery; Security Expert Throws 'The BS Flag' On That
The Jets, dangerously close to the projected 2012 salary cap, according to multiple reports, drafted Ferguson fourth overall in the 2006 NFL draft.
The three-time Pro Bowler has six seasons left on the eight-year, $73.6 million deal he signed in 2010.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
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