In the New York Jets latest move, which shows that they are in full tank mode for the 2017 season, the team has parted ways with assumed number one wide receiver, Eric Decker. Two high-profile NFC East players, wide receiver Odell Beckham and quarterback Kirk Cousins, are both making plays to get their contract situations assessed. Finally, some minor NFL moves of the past day will be discussed.

Jets part ways with Decker

The New York Jets followed up the surprising release of defensive stalwart David Harris by parting ways with Eric Decker in their latest move to purge their roster of veterans.

Decker was signed away from the Denver Broncos to a 5-year, $36.25 million contract, but now leaves the Jets after three seasons. With these two cuts the team saves $13.75 million in cap room. In his first two seasons with the Jets, Decker had 154 catches for 1,989 yards and 17 touchdowns. Last season he only played three games before being put on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

Beckham and Cousins contracts

Sources have told ESPN's Adam Schefter that star New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham is not taking part in the team's organized team activities because he wants a new contract.

It is expected that Beckham will be part of the team's upcoming mandatory minicamp. Beckham is going to make $1.8 million this season and next year should get about $8 million after his fifth year option was picked up.

NFL sources have also told ESPN that contract talks between quarterback Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins have taken on an improved and encouraging tone. The two sides have until a July 15th deadline to come to a long-term deal or else Cousins will play under his second consecutive franchise tag.

If a deal is not struck the franchise tag is expected to cost around $24 million.

Minor moves around the NFL

The Dallas Cowboys waived undrafted quarterback Austin Appleby, who played college at Florida. In a corresponding move they picked up quarterback Zac Dysert off of waivers from the Arizona Cardinals. The Cowboys will become Dysert's seventh team as he enters his fifth season in the NFL. Dysert has never played in a regular season game.

The Buffalo Bills waived their 2016 sixth-round pick, receiver Kolby Listenbee, who spent all of last season on injured reserve. In return, the Bills picked up receiver Rashad Ross. The Bills will be the seventh team he has been on entering his fifth season in the league. For his career, Ross has played in 20 games and has 9 catches for 192 yards and 1 touchdown.

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