NFL free agency
The Jets have signed former Redskin LaRon Landry to help improve their pass defense, the team confirmed on Monday. Landry will slide in as a starter in a secondary that was in serious need of help at the safety position.
Tebowmania, huh? Looks like that era may be over in Denver. According to CBSSports.com, the Broncos are close to signing all-time great Peyton Manning to be their quarterback.
Former Giants’ wide receiver Mario Manningham agreed to a two-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, adding to a talented receiving corps which could lure Peyton Manning.
The Jets are interested in bringing wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery back to East Rutherford, according to sources. Cotchery, who requested a release from the Jets in August of 2011, was one of Gang Green’s most productive and respected players from 2004-2010.
With NFL free agency now under way, and the Jets seeking a No. 2 gunslinger to back up Mark Sanchez, Gang Green has made a call to ex-Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne, according to sources.
The Jets have re-signed outside linebacker Bryan Thomas, who missed most of last season with a torn left Achilles tendon, to a one-year contract.
Thomas, the 27-year-old cornerback who was out all of last season with a torn ACL, is returning to Big Blue with a brand new contract.
The league informed the 32 teams Sunday that the cap has gone up by $225,000. All teams must be under the cap by Tuesday, when free agency begins.
A day after wide receiver Steve Smith signed with the rival Philadelphia Eagles, a very defensive Jerry Reese said the Giants made a responsible offer to keep Smith and tight end Kevin Boss
Derrick Mason has signed a two-year deal with New York Jets and said he was “blindsided” by their interest.
Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. That’s the rule of law in Jets Nation. Somehow, some way many of the fans always seem to forget just how good of a general manager Mike Tannenbaum is.