New York Jets
The end of the Santonio Holmes era with the Jets is reportedly about to happen. The volatile wide receiver could be cut over the next few days, freeing the Jets from their $8.25 million commitment to him in 2014.
As far as the fans and many in the media go, it is almost a foregone conclusion that Mark Sanchez will not return to the Jets for a sixth season. And yet it may not be that simple. Nor, frankly, should it be.
Teams are “exploring” the market for Revis and “rival executives believe a deal could be possible,” Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reported.
For all those who believe the Jets need a legitimate veteran quarterback to push incumbent Geno Smith in training camp, there might be a solution in the works. Michael Vick, anyone?
According to a report, general manager John Idzik is interested in free-agent-to-be Josh McCown, who was excellent for the Bears after Jay Cutler went down with an injury.
“Let’s just let it play out,” Ryan told reporters on Thursday at the NFL Combine. “I always want guys back … (Would) I want him back? Absolutely.”
This could be as good a time as there has ever been for an openly gay player in the NFL. The league will be watching.
With only Jeremy Kerley standing tall in Geno Smith’s arsenal, the Jets could use a stud pass-catcher. And if there is any year to find one in the high rounds, this would be the year.
Brett Favre admittedly hasn’t seen much of the player known simply as Johnny Football. But the three quarters or so he watched was enough to draw comparisons to a certain NFL great — himself.
The Jets have a lot of work to do if they plan on taking the next step off a surprising 8-8 season. It appears as if they want to begin their pivotal offseason in the trenches.
According to the report, the future Hall of Famer told police that he stopped at two banks. At the second one, the alleged suspect smashed Reed’s passenger window and stole the money.
“I lived with Michael Sam,” Richardson said. “Regular guy, has his own sexuality. Didn’t take nothing from him. He was a great teammate, a great person. Everything you wanted out of him, you got out of him.”
Sparano, whose father served as the Jets’ offensive coordinator in 2012, spent the last two seasons with New York as a seasonal intern.
The New York Jets have adjusted their ticket prices, dropping the cost of some tickets in MetLife Stadium and increasing others.
According to a report, the Jets are interested in potential free-agent wide receivers Jeremy Maclin and Emmanuel Sanders.