FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — A day after the Jets officially announced the signing of cornerback Darrelle Revis, a source confirmed Thursday that Antonio Cromartie agreed to a four-year deal, including a yearly base salary of $8 million.
In less than 72 hours, the Jets have retooled their secondary, turning it from one of the league's worst to potentially one of its best.
After two seasons in which former general manager John Idzik hoarded money at the expense of filling roster holes — namely at cornerback — the new Jets regime refused to make the same mistake. But the massive overhaul has put a huge dent in the team's salary cap stash.
Since Tuesday, the Jets have committed...