Jets sign Sauce Gardner

NFL: APR 28 2022 Draft
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The first of the Jets’ three first-round picks has signed his rookie contract.

The Jets announced that cornerback Sauce Gardner agreed to his deal on Saturday afternoon. It’s a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth season for the fourth overall pick of this year’s draft.

Gardner is coming off a stellar career at Cincinnati that saw opposing receivers fail to score while he was in coverage. That run will be tough to continue at at the professional level as he’ll be tested by the likes of Stefon Diggs and Tyreek Hill in the AFC East, but the Jets are confident that Gardner’s skill will translate well.

The Jets also took wide receiver Garrett Wilson and edge rusher Jermaine Johnson in the first round. With rookie minicamp underway, there may be news of more Jets signings in the near future.

35 responses to “Jets sign Sauce Gardner

  1. I can already see the GQ video “how I spent my first million”; wait, wait, I’m also catching a glimpse of a massive 2nd contract after his 3rd year that sets the market when he threatens to holdout.

    Revis Island 2.0

  2. Jets look like they may turn the corner if this draft pans out. Not a Jets fan, but I believe the NFL is a better place with a competitive Jets team

  3. Can’t wait until he gives up big play and see how he handles New York fans and media.. he will be called tomato sauce..

  4. Coming into the league with a nickname is fine, however he’d better excel or have a thick skin. The Sauce jokes write themselves…

  5. Good luck to the Jets we’ll see how the sauce turns out. My sources say 4-13

  6. After he faces Stefon Diggs and Josh Allen he’ll be changing name to Toast Gardner!

  7. I believe the last cornerback that came into the league with a nickname was called Prime.

  8. bigezkdeezy says:
    May 7, 2022 at 5:02 pm
    Jets look like they may turn the corner if this draft pans out. Not a Jets fan, but I believe the NFL is a better place with a competitive Jets team
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    Turn the corner? What? Zach Wilson is absolutely terrible. There were 33 QBs with at least 220 passing attempts last season. Of those, Wilson’s completion percentage was dead last. He wasn’t even close to number 32. He didn’t even average a TD per game. I’d like to see the Jets be competitive, but Drew Lock would be an upgrade to this guy.

  9. He should play the song by Lil George I got the sauce, as his intro. That one hit wonder might get some fame back lmao

  10. He’ll be looking for a bloated deal in 2 years.

    Bust material, low iq and huge self absorbed ego.

    We saw it pre draft.

  11. I like him, but he didn’t give up a TD in college because he played at Cinci, and not in the B1G or the SEC. I predict he gives up his first TD in the NFL pretty quickly (unless they play Jax and Chicago to open the season).

  12. I liked him a lot during the process. Mel Kiper had the Lions taking him at #2 probably because he was from Detroit. But after watching highlights the teams he faced were awful. He has skill but it’s not like he was an SEC player.

  13. Jets could go 4-13 and still show improvement. They won 4 games by a combined 18 points and lost 13 games by a combined 214 points. They were non-competitive in 7 of the losses. They are tied with the Giants for the worst record in the league since 2017. Nobody is going to believe or even say they will be an average team until they show it on the Field.

  14. bigezkdeezy says:
    May 7, 2022 at 5:02 pm
    Jets look like they may turn the corner if this draft pans out. Not a Jets fan, but I believe the NFL is a better place with a competitive Jets team

    9127Rate This

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    The league is better with the arrogant and obnoxious Jets doing well?

    What planet do you live on? They’re a disgrace to the league. It starts with their owner and trickles right down into the gutters of NJ.

  15. Don’t care if this guy ends up with a three year career or is a first ballot ballot famer, Sauce Gardner is she best name for a football player ever. Say a better one, I dare you.

  16. Who did he cover in college? Oh that’s right nobody who was any good

  17. supercharger says:
    May 7, 2022 at 7:44 pm
    I like him, but he didn’t give up a TD in college because he played at Cinci, and not in the B1G or the SEC.
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    No one says he will not give up a td in the NFL, but I don’t think people realize he didn’t give up a td in bowl games against Alabama and Georgia too. And it’s not like teams just picked on the other side of the field, his backfield mate was the Thorpe award winner this year and one of the safeties was drafted high. Sauce backed up the measurables with shut down play against plenty of Future NFL players.

  18. The people that say the NFL is better when the Jets are competitive are the same fans that say the thing about the NBA and the Knicks.

    I don’t get why. Can someone please explain this to me?

    The Jets and the Knicks are horrendous franchises. Sure they have had a couple of winning seasons in the past three or four decades but who cares. If these were public companies they would’ve been sold or bought out years ago. New owners would’ve brought new management in. Until this is done these teams and their fans willl be living the definition of insanity.

  19. Sauce….lol cannot wait till he gets burned and the opposing WR starts shaking an imaginary bottle of Tapatio on the ball. He’s more worried about branding himself than helping the team, Sauce your bottle will run dry soon enough.

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