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With free agency right around the corner and with Antonio Cromartie’s recent release, there is a vacancy that needs to be filled opposite of Darrelle Revis. Internally, Marcus Williams may be able to handle the role but if the Jets look externally. there could be a few affordable options.
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Much has been made of the New York Jets free agent strategy to date. Some praise second year GM John Idzik’s meticulous approach. Others condemn him for lacking vision and ignoring blatant holes in the roster. Regardless of your opinion on the matter, some league wide perspective on this free agency period is in order.
NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal provides this list of teams and the number of players from other rosters that they signed. What can this list tell us?
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Joe Caporoso on why the New York Jets should go get DeSean Jackson
Despite public posturing earlier in the week, the relationship between DeSean Jackson and the Philadelphia Eagles has likely reached a point of no return. When there is this much chatter on a player leaving a team and the General Manager and Head Coach remain so noncommittal about his return, he is as good as gone. The Eagles hope to trade him but eventually just releasing him outright is not out of the question. There has been debate about whether the Jets should pursue him via trade or look to sign him if he is released. Considering the Jets financial situation, their need at the position, Jackson’s skill set and his fit into their offense…yes…the Jets should go get DeSean Jackson.
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Mike Donnelly of TOJ breaks down what the New York Jets should NOT do this offseason
March has arrived and the offseason rumor mill is in full swing. Free agency is just around the corner and then before we know it, the draft will be here. As we all know, it’s a lot of fun to speculate about what our favorite team will do to improve the roster, and everyone has their own opinion as to how the Jets and John Idzik should go about doing that. Whether it’s on Twitter, fan forums, blogs, or just chatting with buddies, everyone wants to tell you what the team should do. Well I’m not here to tell you what Idzik should be doing this offseason (ok, well, I kinda am…), I’m here to tell you what the the Jets SHOULDN’T do. That’s right, I present to you, the Anti-Offseason Plan! Continue reading “The New York Jets Anti-Offseason”
Dalbin Osorio wraps up his overview of the New York Jets ideal offseason
Dalbin Osorio with a free agency primer for the New York Jets on the safety position
With approximately $30-40 million in cap space, the New York Jets are pegged to be players when the new league year begins. Today, we look at free agent safeties. Check out cornerbacks here:
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A closer look at free agent LB Jason Worilds and Emmanuel Sanders with Neal Coolong, Managing Editor of Behind The Steel Curtain
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a pair of free agents who the New York Jets are rumored to have interest in this offseason. In order to get a better understanding of both players we reached out to Neal Coolong, who is the Managing Editor of Behind The Steel Curtain. Check out his commentary on both players below and make sure to give him a follow!
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Turn On The Jets with 10 predictions for NFL free agency
With NFL free agency rapidly approaching, I thought it was an appropriate time to throw out some NFL and New York Jets predictions. Here is my 30 pack of predictions on the Jets 2013 season and while some are quite cringe-worthy to look at now, on the whole they weren’t as bad as I expected. The 12 Pack was up and down this year, as always. Let’s see if I can manage a passing grade here and let’s hear your predictions in the comment section below or on Twitter.
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TOJ Staff Writer Dalbin Osorio breaks down possible free agents at Linebacker that the New York Jets may target.
With approximately $30-40 million in cap space, the New York Jets are pegged to be players when the new league year begins on March 3rd, 2014. Today, we look at free agent Linebackers. Check out our look at Defensive Linemen from last week here. Continue reading “New York Jets Free Agency Primer (Linebackers)”
A closer look at wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, a potential target for the New York Jets in free agency
One name that has been frequently associated with the New York Jets this offseason is Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, Emmanuel Sanders. With four seasons under his belt, Sanders is about to hit the free agent market for the first time in his career. In our roundtable last week, salary cap expert, Joel Corry, discussed the type of contract he is likely to receive:
I would look for upper echelon #2 WR money with the Brian Hartline neighborhood ($6-$6.25M per year/$12.5M guaranteed) as my target.
Should the Jets consider making a push for him at this type of money? Let’s take a closer look at Sanders:
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