Sparano, whose father served as the Jets’ offensive coordinator in 2012, spent the last two seasons with New York as a seasonal intern.
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.
Linebacker Calvin Pace is coming back to the New York Jets on a one-year deal, according to multiple reports.
Dawan Landry, the older of the two brothers, was cut by the Jaguars prior to the start of free agency. The former fifth-round pick played in all 16 games for the Jags in 2012, accumulating 100 tackles and an interception.
Strong safety Charles Woodson was released by the Green Bay Packers on February 15, and the eight-time Pro Bowler is looking for a job. Could he end up in New Jersey in 2013? It certainly appears to be a possibility.
Darrelle Revis is moving closer to getting back on the football field. Whether that’s with the New York Jets next season remains to be seen.
John Idzik can’t trade the former first-round pick until March 12, but according to a report he will attempt to shop him to other teams at the 2013 NFL Combine this week.
The New York Jets released veteran linebackers Bart Scott and Calvin Pace and three other players, clearing about $31 million in salary cap space.
Rex Ryan is sticking with Mark Sanchez as the New York Jets’ starting quarterback, but added that the coaching staff will look at “everything” during the bye week because the team has “no wiggle room.”
New York’s inactives are safety Eric Smith, defensive tackles Sione Po’uha and Kenrick Ellis, wide receiver Clyde Gates, running back Bilal Powell.
New York Jets backup running backs Joe McKnight and Bilal Powell did not participate in practice, and their availability for the team’s game on Sunday at New England is uncertain.
There will be no dramatic Super Bowl return for Darrelle Revis. Head coach Rex Ryan said Revis will have surgery next week to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, suffered almost three weeks ago at Miami.
Jets tight end Dustin Keller, wide receiver Stephen Hill, nose tackle Sione Po’uha and fullback John Conner are all doubtful.
The New York Jets are lean, and not in a good way. Excluding Santonio Holmes, who was placed on injured reserve following Week 4 with a Lisfranc injury to his left foot, the Jets have 19 players on their injured list — the most in the NFL.
Considering the Jets’ numerous mistakes, it’s hard to believe they beat the inferior Miami Dolphins.