Report: Jets working on a multi-year deal for Austin Howard

According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News,  the Jets are working on signing right tackle Austin Howard to a contract extension before free agency opens up on March 11th.

One month before the official start of free agency, the Jets are taking steps to lock up its most important in-house free agent. The Daily News has learned that Gang Green has started negotiations to sign impending free agent right tackle Austin Howard to a multi-year deal.