Jets cut Baker; TE could return
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets released veteran tight end Chris Baker on Friday.
Baker, who signed a three-year contract extension last September, had 145 career receptions for 1,505 yards and 12 touchdowns since being drafted by New York in the third round in 2002.
The 29-year-old tight end was due $9 million in guarantees over the next three seasons if he remained on the roster on March 5. There's a chance the Jets could re-sign him for less money in free agency.
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