The Jets locked down their defensive line by signing John Franklin-Myers to a lucrative four-year, $55 million extension with $30.2 million guaranteed.
It’s a sustainable contract, but a necessary one for the Jets to keep their defensive core intact for the foreseeable future. Franklin-Myers has played phenomenally in the past seven games with the Jets dating back to 2020. He’s wracked up five sacks over that span, including three in the first four games of this season.
Here are eight takeaways from Franklin-Myers’ new deal and how it affects the Jets’ future.