Jets Host Veteran OT Duane Brown on Team Visit: Report

Duane Brown


New York Jets free-agent target Duane Brown earned his largest contract with the Seattle Seahawks.

It’s no secret — the New York Jets are still looking for help at offensive tackle.

Like last offseason, the theory is that general manager Joe Douglas would prefer to enter Week 1 with some veteran depth behind George Fant and Mekhi Becton. After all, the Morgan Moses move was a tremendous success in 2021 so why not repeat that same strategy this summer?

The first potential free-agent target was Riley Reiff, who emerged as a candidate in early June. Unfortunately, Reiff chose to sign with the Chicago Bears on July 26.

There have been a couple of other names tossed around, like Eric Fisher or Jason Peters, but next on the wishlist of most fans has been Duane Brown — a five-time Pro Bowler and one-time first-team All-Pro of the Houston Texans and Seattle Seahawks. Well Gang Green nation, he’s expected to be in the building tonight on August 6.

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Brown Visiting Green & White Scrimmage

ESPN’s Rich Cimini broke the story that spread like wildfire across Jets Twitter. “Free-agent OT Duane Brown is visiting the Jets and will attend the Green & White scrimmage tonight, per source,” he informed. “Brown is a former Pro Bowler who started every game last season for the Seahawks [and] turns 37 on Aug. 30.”

At the height of his career, Brown inked a $53.4 million deal with the Seahawks in 2012 and remains a premier name within the OT market