Cole joins Corey Davis as free agent broad receivers added by the Jets.
Cole had 159 catches for two,242 yards and 12 touchdowns over the previous 4 seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars — essentially the most yardage and second-most receptions and TD catches of any participant on the crew throughout that span.
The 27-year-old Cole not solely made the crew as an undrafted rookie out of Kentucky Wesleyan in 2017, however he led the Jaguars in receiving yards (748) and was second with 42 receptions. He acquired off to a scorching begin in 2018 with 17 catches for 225 yards within the first 4 video games — together with seven receptions for 116 yards and a landing towards the New England Patriots in Week 2 — earlier than struggling an terrible stretch through which he dropped 5 passes and misplaced two fumbles and was benched.
He had simply 9 catches within the closing eight weeks of the 2018 season.
Cole caught simply 24 passes in 2019, however the crew prolonged him a second-round tender as a restricted free agent that paid him $three.2 million in 2020. Cole bounced again and completed second on the crew in receptions (55) and receiving yards (642) final season.
ESPN’s Michael DiRocco contributed to this report.