The Jets are by no means a great football team. But they have all the makings of being one some day because they are physical and impose their will in the places that matter most: the trenches.
Over the next 48 hours, New York Jets general manager John Idzik will have the chance to prove that he was the right hire seven months ago to finally reverse the curse on this franchise.
“No, I don’t think they needed a quarterback,” Namath said. “They needed the other positions filled. Possibly offensive line. They got some defensive line. The safeties are still questionable. The outside linebackers are still questionable.”
According to Yahoo! Sports, the Jets and offensive lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson are set to restructure his deal, saving the Jets $5.128 million in cap space.
If Revis decides after next year that he wants another big payday, then the Jets will be left with no Revis and no compensation were he to depart via free agency.
Tannenbaum delivered a farewell address on Monday to the group of men he signed, traded for or drafted over the last seven years as the team’s GM. And he choked back tears as he read it.
In an otherwise forgettable season, the Jets did get some good news on Wednesday as it was learned that two of the members of their secondary were named to the Pro Bowl.
It isn’t one moment or mantra or mistake that felled the Jets this year, or any of the last 43 years. There is a systemic sickness in them, and it’s hard to find a cure.
This is purgatory for Jets fans like me. Look, I’m thrilled that the line was rejuvenated, if only for a week. But I don’t see how it will be enough to get New York to the postseason tournament.
“I have to take full advantage of it,” Howard said. “When you get a new chance, you always have to have a positive outlook. I have the mindset to show what I can do.”
As the Jets’ general manager, there’s always plenty to think about — especially when the pressure’s on to put together the team that finally returns the franchise to the Super Bowl.
t’s no secret that the New York Jets offense lacked consistency last year and it has carried over into the first two games of this preseason, most recently in last night’s grotesque 26-3 loss to the New York Giants.
Sanchez or Tebow? It just doesn’t matter! Because no matter who they pick, the Patriots are STILL the better team and this will be ANOTHER year without a Super Bowl!
“It’s our job as a team to find it here,” Sanchez said of Cortland. “This is the best place for us to shut the doors, focus on us, focus on football and really start something special.”
After last year’s Super Bowl boasts and disappointing 8-8 finish, Jets coach Rex Ryan quit the guarantee-making business. But look who has taken the baton.