Sep 8, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman (5) is sacked by New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace (97) and New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (91) during the fourth quarter of a game at MetLife Stadium. The Jets won 18-17. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Free Agency: New York Jets re-sign Calvin Pace


The New York Jets have been active in free agency with their marquee move being the signing of former Denver Broncos’ wide receiver Eric Decker.

They’ also signed offensive tackle Brent Giacomini, but have lost a few of their own free agents, including offensive tackle Austin Howard, who signed with the Oakland Raiders, walk away.

On Sunday, the Jets kept one of their own when they re-signed veteran linebacker Calvin Pace, according to Pro Football Talk.

 

Pace was originally selected with the 18th overall pick in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals. The former Wake Forest Demon Deacons’ star spent the first five years of his career in Arizona before joining the Jets.

Pace has been a good player for the Jets and actually set a career-high with 10 sacks in 2013. He also had 57 tackles and two forced fumbles.

He has 52.0 sacks in his career.

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