New York Jets acquire WR Allen Lazard on 4-year, $44M contract -- report says
Updated: 3:34 p.m. on March 14, 2023
NEW YORK (CBS 58) -- The New York Jets have acquired wide receiver Allen Lazard on a four-year, $44 million contract that includes $22 million guaranteed -- according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.
Can confirm four-year deal for Allen Lazard to #Jets, as @Schultz_Report said. Jets zeroed in on him early, and now two of the top receivers in free agency (Lazard and Jakobi Meyers) have agreed to terms at more than $10M per year.— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) March 14, 2023
Published: 11:10 a.m. on March 14, 2023
NEW YORK (CBS 58) -- The New York Jets are actively working to acquire free agent wide receiver Allen Lazard, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
The report says there is another team involved and no final decision has been made yet.
Schefter's sources say the Jets are trying to reunite Lazard and OC Nathaniel Hackett.
Jets are actively working to reach an agreement with Packers’ free-agent WR Allen Lazard, per league sources. There is another team involved, and no final decision, but the Jets are trying to reunite Lazard and OC Nathaniel Hackett. pic.twitter.com/rkzX17o5do— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2023
The Jets have a crop of good young wide receivers, and with the potential to bring on Lazard, there's speculation it's a move to lure Aaron Rodgers to New York.