Posted by Mike Florio on August 1, 2011, 6:55 AM EDT
If cornerback Antonio Cromartie was upset by the Jets’ flirtation with Nnamdi Asomugha, it didn’t keep Cromartie from telling the Jets he didn’t want to play for them in 2011 and beyond.
Then again, the Jets gave him 32 million reasons not to have a stick stuck in a place where sticks ordinarily aren’t stuck.
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily Newsreports that the Jets have re-signed Cromartie to a four-year, $32 million contract.
The move gives the Jets a pair of its highest-profile acquisitions from 2010, providing continuity at a time of compressed preparation for the coming season. They also have swapped out Plaxico Burress for Braylon Edwards. The only significant free-agent loss to date was receiver Brad Smith, who signed with the Bills.