Jets punter Jason Myers kicks a field goal against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 30, 2018, at TIAA Bank Field.

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Reports: Pro Bowl Kicker Jason Myers Leaving Jets For Seahawks

March 13, 2019 - 2:14 pm
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By WFAN.com

The Jets are now in the market for a kicker.

Jason Myers, who was selected to the Pro Bowl last season, intends to sign with the Seattle Seahawks, according to multiple reports.

Myers was with Seattle in training camp last season but was released after being beaten out for the job by Sebastian Janikowski. The Jets then picked him up, and he proved to be a pleasant surprise, making 33 of 36 field goal tries and 30 of 33 extra points.

Newsday reported that the Jets and Myers were unable to agree to terms on a new contract, making him an unrestricted free agent when the new league year began at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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Myers took to Twitter to say his goodbyes to Gang Green's fans.

"Thank you jets fans!" the Marist product wrote. "I had a hell of a year in New York. I’ll truly cherish my time there and It’ll always hold a special place in my heart. You welcomed me and my family with support and love, and I’ll forever be thankful!"

Myers spent his first three seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

In other Jets news, the team is not expected to re-sign Pro Bowl kick returner Andre Roberts, the Daily News' Manish Mehta reported. Roberts averaged 14.1 yards per punt return and 29.4 yards per kickoff return, bringing back one of each for touchdowns last season.