LB - FA
The Jets traded LB Avery Williamson along with a 2022 seventh-round pick to the Steelers in exchange for a 2022 fifth-round pick.
Williamson goes from the winless Jets to the undefeated Steelers on Sunday. The Steelers recently lost LB Devin Bush (ACL) for the season and allowed a season-high 265 rushing yards to the Ravens Week 8. Williamson will slot in as the Steelers’ starting inside LB role right away. The 28-year-old racked up 59 tackles and one interception over six games for the Jets this season.
Jets LB Avery Williamons recently agreed to a restructured contract worth $3.5 million in 2020.
$1 million is guaranteed while the total move could be worth $5 million in incentives. The move saves the Jets some cap space this season.
Jets linebacker Avery Williamson recorded six tackles (four solo) in Sunday’s 38-3 loss to the Patriots.
Williamson finishes 2018 with 121 tackles, three sacks, and one interception in 16 games. It was a solid first season in New York after spending four seasons with the Titans. He’s under contract with the Jets through the 2020 season.
Jets linebacker Avery Williamson recorded eight tackles (six solo) and two passes defensed in Sunday’s 44-38 overtime loss to the Packers.
Williamson is now up to 115 tackles, three sacks, and one interception in 15 games this season. The Jets close out the season with a Week 17 game in Foxboro .
Jets linebacker Avery Williamson recorded four tackles (two solo) in Saturday’s 29-22 loss to the Texans.
It was a fairly quiet evening for Williamson who is now up to 107 tackles, three sacks, and one interception in 14 games this season. The Packers are up next in Week 16.