Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder runs with the ball at...

Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder runs with the ball at the Green and White practice in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Aug. 7, 2021. Credit: Corey Sipkin

The Jets’ most productive receiver over the past three seasons is going to one of their AFC East rivals.

Jamison Crowder will sign a one-year deal worth up to $4 million with the Buffalo Bills, a league source confirmed. The reliable slot receiver wasn’t expected back with the Jets, who got him to take a pay cut last season.

The Jets signed Crowder to a three-year, $28.5 million contract in 2019, but that was a different management team and coaching staff, and a different offense. The Jets drafted Elijah Moore last year and re-signed Braxton Berrios so they have depth at slot receiver. Moore is someone who can play outside as well.

Crowder, 28, caught 188 passes for 1,979 yards and 14 touchdowns in 40 games as a Jet. He also threw a touchdown pass. Despite missing five games last season, Crowder led the Jets with 51 catches for 447 yards and two touchdowns.

The Jets have to add to their receiver room, though. Corey Davis, Moore and Berrios are considered the starters at this point with disappointing Denzel Mims, Jeff Smith, D.J. Montgomery and Tarik Black also on the roster.

They could sign a veteran in free agency and are expected to use one of their early-round draft choices (they have four picks in the top 38) on a receiver.

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