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Jets Placing C Nick Mangold On Injured Reserve, Future With Team “Up In The Air”

Update:

Rich Cimini of ESPN confirms the reports and adds that the Jets are placing C Nick Mangold on injured reserve.

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Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Jets are shutting down C Nick Mangold for the rest of the season, due to an ankle injury.

  • Rapoport adds that with Mangold entering the final year of his contract in 2017, his future with the Jets is “up in the air.

Earlier in the day, Rapoport reported that Mangold was visiting specialist Dr. Robert Anderson on Thursday because he has been frustrated with the slow healing of his ankle.

Mangold, 32, is a former first-round pick of the Jets back in 2006. He’s currently in the seventh year of his eight-year, $57.4 million contract that included $25 million guaranteed and stands to make base salaries of $5.6 million and $6.075 million over the next two years.

According to OverTheCap.com, releasing will free up $9,075,000 in available cap space while creating no dead money.

In 2016, Mangold appeared in eight games for the Jets and is rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 24 center out of 37 qualifying players.

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