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Jason Taylor to sign with Jets

Jason Taylor will sign a contract with the New York Jets as early as Wednesday.

Talyor wants to sign as soon as possible with the Jets as he knows he may lose a spot on the team if the Jets draft someone in his position.

The $13 million contract for one year is likely to give Taylor only $4 million as part of the  original number includes roster incentives that the Jets are unlikely to pay. Due to the Final Eight rules the Jets cannot pay Taylor more than they did waved kicker Jay Feely.

The Dolphins have refused to sign a new contract with Taylor after the 2009 season until after the draft. In the meantime the Dolphins made strong off season moves by trading Ted Guinn Jr. and acquiring Brandon Marshall.

Taylor was to meet with Tony Sporano after his return from a tirp to Costa Rica but the meeting was canceled and never rescheduled.

No one in the Dolphins organization, be it Tony Sporano, Bill Parcels or Jeff Ireland, have given a statement on why Taylor has been continously ignored by Miami.

Taylor is said to be hurt by the team's actions as he hoped to finish his career in South Florida where he has local ties including many charitable organizations.

Taylor may see in the Jets, who have made strong off season trades with Santonio Holmes and Ladanian Tomlinson, as a chance to return to the playoffs and possibly win a Super Bowl.

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Taylor has the most sacks in the NFL since 2000 and had returned last year to the Dolphins after playing one year with the Washington Redskins.


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