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Jets won’t pick up Terrence Brooks option

New York Jets v Washington Redskins

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 16: Running back Martez Carter #22 of the Washington Redskins carries the ball against defensive back Terrence Brooks #23 of the New York Jets in the third quarter of a preseason game at FedExField on August 16, 2018 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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After two seasons with the Jets, safety and special teamer Terrence Brooks will become a free agent.

A league source tells PFT that the Jets have informed Brooks they won’t pick up his option for 2019. He will become a free agent on March 13.

Brooks would have had a $2.1 million cap hit for the Jets if he had remained on the roster.

Last year Brooks played just 6 percent of the Jets’ defensive snaps but was on the field for a team-high 79 percent of special teams plays. He’ll likely draw interest from teams looking to bolster their special teams this offseason.