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New York Jets clear leader to sign Antonio Cromartie

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The New York Jets are dominating a corner of the market.

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A day after landing cornerback Darrelle Revis, Gang Green is poised to reunite the cornerback with running mate Antonio Cromartie.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Jets are the clear leader for Cromartie's services and he is expected to sign in New York.

Not surprisingly, Revis was the primary recruiter to bring Cro back to the Big Apple, per Rapoport.

In reality, the only recruiter that was necessary is made of paper and dyed green. Cromartie has openly discussed his desire to return to the Jets since the season ended.

Cromartie and Revis formed a deadly, physical corner duo under Rex Ryan from 2010-2012. Cro's size, speed and ability to shift positions are a perfect mesh with Revis' physical trail-corner attributes.

Add in the signing of Buster Skrine, who can seamlessly kick inside as a slot corner, and the Jets could go from having a dearth at corner to an embarrassment of riches.

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