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Jets sign K Nick Folk to a multi-year deal

Nick Folk reacts after kicking the game-winning field

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Nick Folk finally got more than a one-year deal.

The veteran kicker signed a multi-year deal, the Jets announced Tuesday.

The team placed the franchise tag on Folk almost two weeks ago – the franchise-tag amount for kickers is projected $3.55 million – but both sides were able to reach a long-term deal.

Folk, who made $780,000 last season, had a career year in 2013. He connected...

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Jets place franchise tag on K Nick Folk

Nick Folk (2) kicks a field goal during

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The Jets announced Friday that they placed their franchise tag on kicker Nick Folk.

It’s the first time the Jets have exercised their franchise tag since 2011, when they placed it on linebacker David Harris.

Folk, who had a career year in 2013, made $780,000 last season. But the franchise-tag amount for kickers is projected to be $3.556 million.

Since joining the Jets in 2010,...

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No Jets selected to the Pro Bowl

Muhammad Wilkerson of the Jets celebrates his fourth-quarter

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Rex Ryan had hoped his team would be well represented in Hawaii.

But not one Jet – not even defensive stud Muhammad Wilkerson – was named to the 2014 Pro Bowl. Instead, center Nick Mangold and Wilkerson, a third-year defensive end, were selected as first alternates. Cornerback Antonio Cromartie, who has been battling a nagging hip injury all season, is a second alternate.

The Pro Bowl...

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K Nick Folk named AFC's Special Teams Player of the Week

Nick Folk kicks the game-winning field goal in

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For the second time this season, Nick Folk has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

The Jets kicker converted all four field-goal attempts (39, 21, 47 and 45 yards) in the Jets’ 26-20 win over New Orleans. H is now 23-for-23 to start the season -- the longest streak of field goals made in the NFL. It's also the longest in franchise history.

Folk was named the AFC's ST...

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