When it was announced that the deal was for $10 million, it made a bit less sense as there was unlikely to be any team offering him anywhere close to that much money.
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Whether or not this means the Jets do not draft a quarterback sixth overall is yet to be seen. Signing Bridgewater will not stop the Jets from drafting a quarterback at No. 6, and perhaps that's the point in him being their "first choice" now.
Bridgewater hasn't started an National Football League game since the playoffs in 2015 due to a major leg injury suffered days before the 2016 season. However, a non contact knee injury kept him out of action for that entire season. Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg are likely both goners. Following that, McCown signed, putting the possibility in question, but it looks like Bridgewater is coming to NY nonetheless. ESPN also first reported Tuesday that the Jets and former Browns running back Isaiah Crowell were in contract discussions.
The Jets also appeared poised to make a big splash on defense, with multiple reports saying Tuesday night that NY was close to signing both former Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson and former Titans linebacker Avery Williamson.