The New York Jets have agreed to terms with second round NFL Draft pick Stephen Hill (via NJ.com). The former Georgia Tech wide receiver's deal is reportedly worth $5 million over four years. Hill is also reportedly going to make $2.8 million in guaranteed money. New York traded up to get Hill with the No. 43 overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.
Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano is confident in the selection the team made despite Hill having played in a triple-option offense in college.
"The biggest thing is going to be the amount of coverages that he sees, and those type of things, and how fast he can pick up our verbiage here because that will be different for him.," offensive coordinator Tony Sparano said. "But the good news is we spent a good amount of time with this player and doing our homework in the draft process. ... We had a good amount of time to spend with him, so we feel really comfortable there."
Hill is the first of the Jets' draft picks to agree to a deal.
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