Posted February 27, 2014

Report: Jets expected to cut WR Santonio Holmes

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New York Jets receiver Santonio Holmes has played a total of 16 games in the past two seasons. (Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Jets receiver Santonio Holmes has played a total of 16 games the past two seasons. (Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

The New York Jets are expected to part ways with wide receiver Santonio Holmes, Pro Football Talk reports.

The team can save $9.25 million in salary cap money by releasing Holmes. He is due $1 million if he is on the roster on March 13 and carries a $10.75 million cap number.

Holmes, who turns 30 next week, signed a five-year, $45.25 million contract with $24 million guaranteed in 2011. In four seasons in New York, Holmes has 146 catches for 2,128 yards and 16 touchdowns, including 23 receptions for 456 yards in an injury-plagued 2013 season.

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