The New York Jets and free agent operating again Dalvin Prepare dinner agreed to a one-year contract price as much as $8.6 million, NFL Community and ESPN reported Monday.
After being launched by the Minnesota Vikings on June 9 following his fourth straight 1,000-yard season, the four-time Professional Bowler will staff up with an ex-NFC North rival, Aaron Rodgers.
Prepare dinner confirmed the deal by reposting social media posts concerning the information.
Prepare dinner, 28, visited with the Jets final month and in addition confirmed curiosity within the Miami Dolphins. He was linked to one more AFC East staff, the New England Patriots, who wound up signing free agent operating again Ezekiel Elliott earlier Monday.
Prepare dinner was slated to earn $11 million in 2023 with Minnesota, the place he rushed for five,024 yards and 43 touchdowns the previous 4 seasons.
In 73 profession video games (72 begins) because the Vikings drafted him within the second spherical in 2017, Prepare dinner has 5,993 dashing yards, 47 dashing touchdowns, 221 receptions, 1,794 receiving yards and 5 TD catches.
He’s coming off surgical procedure on Feb. 14, the newest in a sequence of main shoulder points that embrace a dislocated shoulder and torn labrum.
The Jets‘ backfield consists of Breece Corridor, who averaged 5.8 yards per try throughout seven video games as a rookie in 2022 earlier than tearing his ACL; Michael Carter, a fourth-round decide in 2021; and rookie Israel Abanikanda, a fifth-round decide final April who has carried out properly within the preseason.
—Discipline Stage Media