Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

Jets agree to 3 year deal with Sione Pouha


44 posts in this topic

Posted (edited) · Report post

By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The New York Jets have reached agreement on a a three-year contract with defensive tackle Sione Pouha, a source said Monday.

Terms of the deal weren't immediately available. Pouha was considered the Jets' most important free agent to re-sign. He participated in 60 percent of the team's defensive plays.

The 6-foot-3, 325-pound defensive tackle has started 44 games for Rex Ryan on defense over the past three seasons. He had 58 tackles last year

espn.go.com/new-york/nfl/story/_/id/7676083/new-york-jets-dt-sione-pouha-agree-3-year-deal-source-says

Edited by RyanBe_Tweetin
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Registered members don't see this ad. Register today, it is free! If you already have an account you can log in here.

Registered members don't see this ad. Register today, it is free! If you already have an account you can log in here.

Posted · Report post

Finally some good news!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Showing some consistency. We need this guy if our locker room is going to improve plus it helps with the young guys on the DLine.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

YES!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

The New York Jets identified nose tackle Sione Pouha as a "priority" free agent, and they accomplished their goal of keeping him off the open market.

The two sides agreed to a three-year contract, according a source. Details weren't immediately available.

Pouha, 33, a three-year starter, isn't a dynamic pass rusher, but he's regarded as one of the better run stuffers in the league. He recorded 58 tackles last season, most on the team among the linemen, even though he only played primarily on first and second down. He also made one sack, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries.

He participated in 60 percent of the team's defensive plays last season and has started 44 games for Rex Ryan on defense over the past three seasons.

The long-term deal is a bit risky because of his age, but Pouha got a late start in the NFL and hasn't accumulated as much wear and tear as other interior linemen. Because he served a religious mission while in college, he didn't get to the league until he was 26. He was a third-round pick of the Jets in 2005.

It was important to retain the 6-foot-3, 325-pound Pouha because his backup, second-year nose tackle Kenrick Ellis, isn't ready to step into a full-time role. Ellis, a third-round pick from Hampton (Va.), appeared in only five games last season and made little impact.

Pouha, a captain last season, also is a positive locker-room presence. That, no doubt, factored into his value, considering the Jets' locker-room issues last season.

The Jets still have 10 unrestricted free agents, but they're not expected to re-sign any before the start of free agency. The group includes safeties Jim Leonhard and Brodney Pool, linebacker Bryan Thomas and quarterback Mark Brunell.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Guess we can check Poe off the list.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Showing some consistency. We need this guy if our locker room is going to improve plus it helps with the young guys on the DLine.

Definitely helps Kenrick Ellis development

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Any idea how much?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Any idea how much?

Naa the details havent been released yet

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

YES!!!! :yahoo:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

We are just moments from The SOJ's club from bashing The Jets for re-upping a cornerstone guy for the team

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Post image for Jets Resign NT Sione Pouha

According to Jenny Vrentas of The Star Ledger the Jets have agreed to contract terms with pending free agent nose tackle Sione Pouha:

Nose tackle
Sione Pouha
has agreed to a three-year deal with the Jets, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.

The Jets have taken care of their top priority by resigning Pouha before becoming a free agent.

Here is some additional information on Sione Pouha from the

di
di

aJUbHG3jw2Q

View the full article
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Naa the details havent been released yet

Either way, it's nice to get some good news.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Either way, it's nice to get some good news.

Definitely. I like how we got this out of the way before he hit the market and can focus on free agents now

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Good news! I hope he continues to work hard and stay consistent.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted (edited) · Report post

OK that's one good post-Sanchez move. More like this Tannenbaum!

When is FA...tmrrw?

Edited by SenorGato
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

OK that's one good post-Sanchez move. More like this Tannenbaum!

When is FA...tmrrw?

Yes it starts tommorow at 4:00 P.M.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Great news!

Keeping our best unit intact.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Good sh*t. Welcome back Pouha!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Key signing. Was the one guy we really couldn't let go. K. Ellis isn't a factor yet. I like the length, who knows about the numbers yet.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Nose tackle has become one of the premium positions in the NFL.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

I can't wait until Cimini starts bashing Kenrick Ellis next year when he doesn't start over Pouha.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

I want to see the terms of the deal.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Nose tackle has become one of the premium positions in the NFL.

If your running a 3-4 it is a must to have a good NT

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0