Antonio Allen, New York Jets' Seventh-Round Pick, Reportedly Signs Four-Year Deal

The New York Jets have signed seventh-round draft pick Antonio Allen, according to the New York Post.

A source told the Post that the deal is for four years with a signing bonus of $45,896.

Allen played both linebacker and safety during his career at South Carolina, but projects as a safety in the NFL. The Jets were excited that he was still on the board when they picked at No. 242 because they feel he has the talent of a mid-round selection.

With the Allen signing, the Jets have now inked five of their eight picks from the 2012 NFL Draft. Quinton Coples, the team's first-round choice out of North Carolina, has yet to sign.

For more coverage on the Jets, be sure to check out Gang Green Nation and SB Nation New York for all your needs. Also return to this StoryStream for updates on 2012 New York Jets offseason news.

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