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Jets stay in the Nick Folk business

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Nick Folk became a, pardon the expression, folk hero around New York after he hit a 32-yard field goal to beat the Colts in the first round of the playoffs.

He’ll get a chance to add to his burgeoning legend in 2011. Folk’s agents tweeted that their client and the Jets agreed to terms on a one-year contract Wednesday. No financial terms have been disclosed at this point.

Folk made 30-of-39 field goals during the regular season in his first season with the Jets. Folk kicked for the Cowboys before coming to New York, but lost his job in 2009 thanks to erratic kicking following offseason hip surgery. He’s the third member of the Jets to re-sign with the team, joining Santonio Holmes and Wayne Hunter.

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8 Responses to “Jets stay in the Nick Folk business”
  1. rambo08 says: Jul 27, 2011 5:53 PM

    Rex loves Folk’s foot.

  2. thereisalwaysnextyear says: Jul 27, 2011 5:58 PM

    Wohoo! A one year contract for a kicker. Now there is some news (and security for the kicker)….or not….

  3. eslamm11 says: Jul 27, 2011 6:02 PM

    Nick Folk likes this picture of him flexing

  4. goawayeverybody says: Jul 27, 2011 6:17 PM

    My these foot jokes are witty aren’t they? Especially after seeing them for the BILLIONTH TIME!

  5. iownyou2 says: Jul 27, 2011 6:25 PM

    Que 50 dumb foot comments…..now!!

  6. stupidpplburnwell says: Jul 27, 2011 6:29 PM

    Dude this guy has the leg of a 10 year old. The only good news is that they will move the kickoff down ten yards, he still won’t get it in the endzone on most kicks i bet.

  7. offsideburns says: Jul 27, 2011 6:39 PM

    his jersey is sending a subliminal message to “just go for 2″

  8. jetfanfolife says: Jul 28, 2011 5:27 AM

    This is Folking horrible! 30 for 39 last season and you re-sign him?! You couldn’t just find a soccer player looking for some cash?

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