Kerry Rhodes will be back with the Jets

Safety Kerry Rhodes had been the subject of various trade rumors over the last few months.

On Friday, New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum put all of the speculation to rest.

Per Dave Hutchinson of the Newark Star-Ledger, Tannenbaum said that Rhodes will receive the $2 million roster bonus he is due on March 12 and will be back with the team next season.

Rhodes was drafted by the Jets in 2005 and has spent all five years of his career in New York. He started 14 games for the Jets in 2009, recording 63 tackles (55 solo) and intercepting three passes.

The veteran safety signed a five-year $33.5 million contract extension with the Jets in 2008, but made headlines this past season when he was benched by head coach Rex Ryan.

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