FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets on Saturday released Nick Mangold, the longest-tenured member of the team.
An 11-year pro and a leader in the locker room, Mangold, 33, has said he does not plan to retire. Mangold, a first-round draft pick by the Jets in 2006, is a two-time All-Pro and a seven-time Pro Bowl player. He posted a farewell message on Twitter.
Releasing Mangold saves New York about $9.1 million against the salary cap.
The team’s owner, Woody Johnson, lauded Mangold…