Source: Wilson, Jets agree to deal

Updated: August 1, 2010, 1:32 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Jets signed their cornerback, but not that cornerback.

All-Pro Darrelle Revis remains embroiled in a contract dispute as the team prepares for training camp Sunday, but the Jets agreed to terms Saturday night on a five-year deal with first-round pick Kyle Wilson, according to a league source. That means all four draft picks are under contract.

Wilson's deal is worth $13 million and includes $7.12 million guaranteed, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

"I'm a millionaire!!!! And headed to camp," Wilson tweeted Saturday night.

The former Boise State star, the 29th overall choice, will have prominent roles this season. He's slated to be the starting nickel back, and he's also a strong candidate to be the No. 1 punt returner. If Revis doesn't show for camp, a distinct possibility, Wilson could see first-team reps with the defense.

Wilson, who had 11 interceptions at Boise State and returned three punts for scores, was slated to go higher on many draft boards, but ended up being the fourth cornerback selected after Florida's Joe Haden (Cleveland, No. 7), Alabama's Kareem Jackson (Houston, No. 20) and Rutgers' Devin McCourty (New England, No. 27).

Wilson's contract compares favorably to that of McCourty, who received $13.2 million with $7.825 million guaranteed. The 28th pick, Miami Dolphins defensive end Jared Odrick, signed for $13 million over five years, including $7.1 million in guarantees.

Wilson was a standout cornerback and wide receiver at Piscataway High School, and chose Boise State over late offers from Rutgers and Iowa. He became a starter in the second half of his freshman season and helped lead Boise State to a Fiesta Bowl victory over TCU to cap his college career.

The Jets report to training camp in Cortland, N.Y., on Sunday, with the first practice scheduled for Monday morning.

Rich Cimini covers the Jets for ESPNNewYork.com. Information from The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Rich Cimini

ESPN New York Jets reporter

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