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Jets are signing WR Mike Williams to one-year deal worth up to $15 million

The Jets have landed their No. 2 wide receiver to pair with Garrett Wilson. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Jets are signing former Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams to a one-year deal worth up to $15 million.

The Jets were in the market for a new wide receiver threat to go with Wilson after their deal for Allen Lazard blew up big time last season. Now the Jets have a legitimate No. 2 wide receiver threat alongside Wilson for quarterback Aaron Rodgers to throw to.

The Jets had Williams in for a visit and wasted no time catching their big fish after Williams was cut by the Los Angeles Chargers before free agency as a salary cap casualty.

The Jets entered the day with about $8 million in cap space. It’s likely the Jets will add void years on this contract to spread the cap hit around but the bottom line is the Jets now have a legitimate pairing at wide receiver now with Garrett Wilson and Mike Williams.

Injuries limited Williams to just three games last but when healthy, he is still one of the most dynamic receivers in the league and still just 29 years old — he turns 30 in October.

The Jets have had a strong offseason that just got even stronger. All options are on the table now in the draft but on paper, this offense looks as formidable as any.

Story originally appeared on Jets Wire