Jets give rejuvenated Thomas five-year extension
Often considered a disappointment in the past, Bryan Thomas is suddenly a big part of the New York Jets' future.
The Jets on Friday signed Thomas, a one-time defensive end who has flourished this season playing a hybrid role in the team's new 3-4 front, to a five-year contract extension through the 2011 campaign. Without the extension, Thomas, a first-round choice in the 2002 draft, would have been eligible for unrestricted free agency next spring.
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