Wesley Johnson

Jets release center Mangold, longest-tenured member of team

The New York Jets on Saturday released Nick Mangold, the longest-tenured member of the team.

An 11-year pro and a leader in the locker room, Mangold, 33, has said he doesn't plan to retire.

A first-round draft pick in 2006 who played his entire career with the Jets, Mangold is a two-time All-Pro and seven-time Pro Bowler.

"While this is a sad day to leave so many great coaches, teammates and executives, I look forward to seeing what the future holds for me," Mangold said. "I truly want to thank the fans for their amazing support over the past 11 years. It means a lot to see all the #74 jerseys in the crowd every Sunday. Thank you all for a fantastic...

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