Jets release starting C Long

The New York Jets released starting center Spencer Long on Tuesday, a day before he was due a $3 million roster bonus.Per reports, the team could bring Long back at a lower price in the future.The 28-year-old joined the team on a four-year, $27.4 million contract in free agency last March, but the deal included no guaranteed money beyond 2018 or a signing bonus. Without any bonus prorating over multiple years, the Jets don’t owe any dead money against the cap with his release, saving $6.5 million in 2019.

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