The New York Jets are signing former Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McClendon to a three-year contract.
McClendon will replace nose tackle Damon Harrison, who signed a five-year, $46 million deal with the New York Giants.
McClendon met with the Jets last Friday.
McClendon is coming off a three-year, $2.25 million deal in Pittsburgh.
Mcclendon, 30, had 14 tackles and one sack last year.
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