Rumph played two seasons at the University of Georgia and totaled 18 catches for 297 yards and one touchdown.
This season, under new coach Todd Bowles' revamped secondary, Pryor will play closer to the line of scrimmage, allowing him to literally and figuratively make more of an impact, per NJ.com. Prior had no interceptions, forced fumbles or fumble recoveries last season.
"Yes, I feel like I'll be able to make more plays and make things happen for the defense," Pryor said. "I'm not really trying to think back on last year. I'm just trying to look forward and see what happens this year."
Colon is working hard this offseason with the
“I never want to go home and sit on the couch and wonder, ‘Maybe I could have done this better. Maybe I could have prepared a little better;’ I never wanted that feeling,’’ Colon said. “I want to feel like if anything ever happens [getting cut], it wasn’t due to my play, it was a decision that the front office made. I always want to feel like I gave it all I got.’’
The veteran guard has started every game for the Jets the last two seasons.
Marshall's contract, which was worth $24.3 million over the next three seasons, now has a maximum value of $26 million, including an additional $1.3 million in full guarantees.
Marshall was scheduled to earn up to $7.7 million this season, which included his base salary and a workout bonus. He will now earn $9 million.
Overall, Marshall's restructured deal allows him to earn $2.7 million more in the next two years, but he can potentially earn $1 million less in 2017 than he was previously scheduled.
Marshall signed with the Jets this offseason after catching 61 passes for 721 yards and eight touchdowns for the Bears last season.
Simms, who had no comment when reached, apparently saw little future with that team when it selected Bryce Petty in the draft. He wanted to test the free agent market before mandatory minicamps began in June. If he clears waivers, he can sign with any team.
The 26-year-old Simms has played in just four career games with a poor 48.7 completion rate.