The Jets cut Calvin Pace two months ago and now they're bringing him back, according to a report. Pace was scheduled to earn $11.6 million before he was cut. Terms of his new deal were not disclosed, but it's safe to say the Jets are paying much less for the 32-year-old outside linebacker.
On Tuesday, the Jets began dumping salaries to get under the salary cap. Bart Scott, Calvin Pace, Eric Smith,and Jason Smith were released, saving some $32 million. This is just the beginning, of course.
The Jets announced Tuesday that they've released high-priced tackle Jason Smith and high-priced linebackers Calvin Pace and Bart Scott (along with safety Eric Smith) -- which will save the team more than $24 million in salary-cap space.