Jets pick up fifth-year option for Sheldon Richardson

The New York Jets picked up their fifth-year option for defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. Drafted 13th overall, Richardson is due a $8 million salary in 2017. Richardson served a four-game suspension last season for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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