Reporting Juliet Papa
NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — Braylon Edwards has been a star for the Jets, and he wants to keep it that way.
The free agent emphasized Monday that he wants to stay with the team and said he believes the interest was mutual. He spoke as he left a Manhattan courthouse after a brief appearance in a drunken-driving case. He denies the charges and is due back in court in May.
Edwards said he wants to return to the Jets and work on a championship, 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa reports
“I definitely want to come back and maybe take advantage of the AFC championship. This year maybe we’ll win one,” Edwards said. “I love being a Jet.”
Edwards says he felt “the interest is there” among Jets officials in keeping him on the team.
“There is interest on their side, there is interest on my side. We have to wait and see what happens,” he said.
Meanwhile, he’s challenging the basis for his September drunken-driving arrest, the reliability of breath tests and other aspects of the case. Authorities say his blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit.
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