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WR Jeremy Kerley has been given a contract extension with the team that drafted him in 2011.
We have signed WR Jeremy Kerley to a 4-year extension. pic.twitter.com/VAgxsZS5XA
— New York Jets (@nyjets) October 21, 2014
According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, the deal is worth $16 million with $5.4 million guaranteed.
#Jets WR Jeremy Kerley’s 4-year extension is worth $16 M with $5.4 M guaranteed.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) October 21, 2014
This contract effectively ties Kerley with the Jets for quite some time.
Kerley has led the Jets in receiving yards in each of the last two seasons – not very much considering that his totals were only 827 yards and 523 yards in 2012 and 2013 respectively.