Allen Hurns Rumors: Free-Agent WR to Visit Jets After Being Cut by Jaguars

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistMarch 21, 2018

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 10:  Allen Hurns #88 of the Jacksonville Jaguars watches from the sideline in the third quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
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The New York Jets will have an opportunity to make a free-agent pitch to wide receiver Allen Hurns.

Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, Hurns will meet with the Jets on Wednesday as he searches for a new team.

The Jets could be in the market for a wide receiver after Robby Anderson was arrested in January on nine charges.

The Jacksonville Jaguars released Hurns on Tuesday. He was due to count $7 million against the salary cap next season, per Spotrac.

After going undrafted out of Miami in 2014, Hurns signed with the Jaguars as a free agent. He led the team with 677 receiving yards and six touchdowns as a rookie.

During the 2015 season, Hurns set career-highs with 64 receptions, 1,031 yards, 16.1 yards per reception and 10 touchdowns. The Jaguars rewarded him with a four-year contract extension with $20 million in guaranteed money.

Injuries have knocked Hurns off course over the past two seasons. He's been limited to just 21 games during that span, including a career-low 10 in 2017. His 12.4 yards per reception last season was also the worst mark of his career.

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