The New York Jets re-signed veteran protective lineman Solomon Thomas to a one-year agreement Saturday.
The 27-year-old Thomas had 26 deals with, 2 deals with for loss, 4 quarterback hits and a half-sack while working as a backup in New York’s D-line rotation.
Thomas is entering his 2nd season with the Jets after signing a one-year offer last offseason. The group didn’t reveal terms, however Thomas’ brand-new agreement deserves $3.9 million, according to reports.
Thomas will assist balance out the losses of protective linemen Sheldon Rankins (Texans) and Nathan Shepherd (Saints), who signed somewhere else today as totally free representatives.
Thomas was the No. 3 general choice of San Francisco in 2017 out of Stanford. He had 6 sacks in 4 years with the 49ers, with his 2020 season restricted to 2 video games after tearing an ACL in a video game versus the Jets. Thomas signed with Las Vegas the following offseason and had a career-high 3 1/2 sacks prior to signing up with the Jets.
In 82 NFL video games, consisting of 30 starts, Thomas has 10 sacks, 39 quarterback hits and 21 deals with for loss.
Thomas, who’s greatly associated with charity work off the field, was the Jets’ candidate for the Walter Payton Award last season.
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Dennis Waszak Jr., The Associated Press