Post-draft free agency is underway, so let's update the New York Jets' list of free agents:
Ryan Fitzpatrick, quarterback: You may have heard that he's locked in a staredown with the Jets. They say they want him back, but the two sides are far apart on a new contract. People who know Fitzpatrick believe he's not going to budge on his demands. If neither side moves, the opening-day quarterback probably will be Geno Smith. Fitzpatrick has no other suitors.
Muhammad Wilkerson, defensive end: Based on the franchise-tag rules, he's allowed to speak to other teams until July 15. No team will sign him to an offer sheet and a sign-and-trade is highly unlikely, meaning he'll be back with the Jets. If they fail to negotiate a long-term agreement by then -- the likely outcome -- he'll play the season for his franchise tender ($15.7 million). The question is, will he stage a training-camp holdout?
Willie Colon, guard: The retirement rumors have been swirling for months, but the fiery veteran leader, 33, is getting in shape and hoping to play in 2016 if his balky knee cooperates.
Calvin Pace, linebacker: He's 35-years-old and has earned $47 million in his career, but he's not ready to walk off into the sunset just yet. Coach Todd Bowles said he hasn't dismissed the idea of re-signing Pace, who would bring savvy and experience to a young group of outside linebackers.
Antonio Cromartie, cornerback: Bowles said Cromartie's play slipped last season, one of the reasons he was released. Cap considerations also were a factor. At 32, he hasn't generated much interest on the open market (he had an early visit with the Buffalo Bills), but he still hopes to play. He could be a fallback for the Jets if they get hit with injuries.
Leger Douzable, defensive end: Douzable was the fifth/swing lineman last season, contributing 10 to 15 snaps a week off the bench, but he was replaced by Jarvis Jenkins. Douzable, who turns 30 on May 31, will land in somebody's camp.
Jamari Lattimore, linebacker: The Jets performed major surgery at inside linebacker, making Lattimore expendable. They lost Demario Davis, re-signed Erin Henderson, signed Bruce Carter and drafted Darron Lee in the first round. Lattimore, 27, can help somebody on special teams.
Randy Bullock, kicker: He replaced the injured Nick Folk for the second half of the season, missing a big kick in the season finale. Right now, there's no room at the inn. Folk is back and rookie Ross Martin was signed as an undrafted free agent.
Chris Owusu, wide receiver: He's only 26, but his career is in doubt because of at least five concussions since college. He finished last season on injured reserve.
Jaiquawn Jarrett, safety: It's all about his health, as he finished the season on IR with knee and shoulder injuries. The Jets could use another body at safety, so his return isn't out of the question.
Stephen Bowen, defensive end: At 32, Bowen is near the end of his career. He was a good locker-room presence, but didn't play much last season.