While no one is disputing whether Dee Milliner should be starting for the Jets, the assignments he draws during the 2014 season may very well depend on what John Idzik does starting Thursday at the NFL Draft.
It’s pretty obvious that the Jets desperately need a starting cornerback, but what’s just as apparent is they never really wanted Antonio Cromartie to return.
Big Blue continued its impressive offseason revamping on Monday, agreeing to terms on a five-year, $39 million contract with free agent Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, ESPN reported.
The Jets made a big splash Wednesday night by signing free-agent wide receiver Eric Decker. Thursday wasn’t as kind to GM John Idzik. And Friday hasn’t been much better.
Are you ready for Dee Milliner and whoever manning the corners of the Jets’ secondary? Probably not.
There was a time when Santonio Holmes was beloved by the Jets’ fan base. He was as clutch as they come. Now, he’s as unemployed as they come.
The move with Antonio Cromartie could be just the first of a few high-profile players being released this offseason by the Jets.
His cap figure for 2014 was set to be around $15 million. His release would create about $9.5 million in cap space.
Antonio Cromartie’s comments raised a few eyebrows, specifically those of Boomer and Carton, who added their two cents on the controversial topic.
Outspoken Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie says the NFL attempting to crack down on marijuana use by players is just a waste of time.
Antonio Cromartie will be in Hawaii on January 26. The Jets’ cornerback will take the place of Patriots star Aqib Talib, who injured his knee in the AFC Championship Game against the Broncos on Sunday.
“I think I am,” the veteran said. “Just because my cap number is very high. And I had one of the worst seasons of my career this past year. I was banged up. I got hurt in Week 2, but that’s not an excuse.”
As far as Antonio Cromartie is concerned, Jets general manager John Idzik should not be putting too much effort into looking for a quarterback this offseason. That’s because Cromartie sees Geno Smith as the present and future of the franchise.
Antonio Cromartie has started a movement to make sure he remains with the Jets for the rest of his career. He’s doing it because he’s honestly fearful the team may not want him next season.
Following the Jets’ 20-7 victory over the Miami Dolphins, Jets owner Woody Johnson announced that head coach Rex Ryan will return in 2014.