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Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:34 AM

I will miss seeing Chaz Schilens like I missed seeing him in the 2012 season.

THAT much...

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

Previewing Patriots' top free agents

Pro Bowl receiver Wes Welker obviously is the biggest name. But that's not the only key player the reigning AFC East champion New England Patriots could lose in free agency.

Here is an early look at New England's top players who are scheduled to hit the open market this offseason :



Posted ImageTalib came to the Patriots with a lot of baggage, but he was their best cornerback when healthy.

Aqib Talib, cornerback
2012 stats: 19 tackles, one interception, one touchdown

Analysis: Talib will be a very interesting case for the Patriots. He was a good midseason addition to New England's defense. The Patriots acquired Talib in a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who wanted to get rid of the often-troubled corner. But Talib was a model citizen for several months in New England, and the Patriots must decide if that is enough to warrant offering him a long-term contract. On the field, Talib was easily New England's best cornerback. It was obvious when the Patriots’ pass coverage fell apart following Talib’s first-quarter injury in Sunday’s playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens. The Patriots need Talib or another corner of his caliber in the secondary, or it could be another long year for the pass defense.

Sebastian Vollmer, right tackle
2012 stats: 15 starts

Analysis: Vollmer is one of the most underrated players in the NFL. He is extremely steady and does an excellent job protecting the front side for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Vollmer also is tough and plays through pain. I think he’s the best right tackle in the AFC East. Vollmer has been a bargain find for the Patriots and he deservedly will look to get a sizable raise this offseason. New England must consider his injury history before committing to him with a long-term contract.

Julian Edelman, wide receiver
2012 stats: 21 receptions, 235 yards, three touchdowns

Analysis: The Patriots could have an interesting cat-and-mouse game in free agency with Edelman and Welker. These are New England’s best slot receivers, and the Patriots need to bring one back in the fold. However, the team may use one player against the other in order to get the best value in free agency. Most likely, the Patriots will re-sign Edelman because he is younger and much cheaper. Edelman split time with Welker in the slot this year and did pretty well. Edelman also is great on special teams. Welker had 112 receptions last year and made $9.5 million. His asking price could be too much for the Patriots.

Patrick Chung, safety
2012 stats: 44 tackles, two interceptions

Analysis: Chung was a disappointment this season. He continued dealing with injuries and was not consistent in pass coverage. The Patriots kept waiting for Chung to stay healthy and turn the corner, but he never developed into the playmaking safety they envisioned. In a contract year, Chung slid down the depth chart behind converted corner Devin McCourty and veteran Steve Gregory. It’s probably best for Chung and the Patriots to part ways.

:love0040:Danny Woodhead, running back
2012 stats: 301 rushing yards, four touchdowns

Analysis: Woodhead is the type of player the Patriots like. He’s dependable and won’t make many mistakes. Woodhead has proved to be a valuable backup behind tailbacks Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen. Woodhead also will come relatively cheap. So I wouldn’t be surprised if the Patriots bring him back with a team-friendly contract.

Kyle Arrington, cornerback
2012 stats: 74 tackles

Analysis: Arrington may have played his last game as a Patriot. He has good hands, as evidenced by his seven interceptions in 2011. But Arrington struggles mightily in man-to-man coverage. Often, Arrington was a liability this season that the Patriots tried to hide. New England played a lot of zone before the Talib trade and moved Arrington to the slot after the trade. Arrington also failed to step up when Talib was injured in Sunday’s AFC title game. The Patriots need better cover corners.

Deion Branch, wide receiver
2012 stats: 16 receptions, 145 yards

Analysis: Branch is at the point of his career where he won’t be a priority for the Patriots, but he’s usually on the waiting list. I don’t expect New England to re-sign Branch early in the offseason. He may get a job somewhere else. But the Patriots would only bring him back next season if they need his leadership. Branch doesn't bring much value in terms of production at this stage in his career. New England needs to find youth and athleticism at receiver.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:16 PM

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:21 PM

Other than Welker, Talib is the only real player and he is a lunatic. On the bright side, I'm glad I wasn't around on the 18th for Denver and Gato playing the worst game of password ever.
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Posted 22 January 2013 - 05:01 PM

No thanks.

no thanks ? ?...ok , in that case ; i hope we make some outstanding trades & draft picks :deshade:
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Posted 23 January 2013 - 09:41 AM

Video : Players to keep eye on in free agency

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 12:30 PM

Other than Welker, Talib is the only real player and he is a lunatic. On the bright side, I'm glad I wasn't around on the 18th for Denver and Gato playing the worst game of password ever.

Sebastian Vollmer is pretty good...& he's better than what we presently have in our ORT dept. :winking0001:
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:43 PM

How would Osi look in green?
Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, making the media rounds Thursday at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, said he'd be interested in the Jets if he doesn't re-sign with the Giants. He will be an unrestricted free agent and, unless he's willing to accept a cut-rate deal, the chances of re-upping with the Giants appear slim.



Posted ImageListen to Umenyiora's appearance with Colin Cowherd on Thursday.

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"Rex Ryan, when I was coming out of college he was with Baltimore at the time and he came down to work me out at Troy, he came to Atlanta, just me and him," Umenyiora told the New York Post. "We had a pretty good time out there so I've always enjoyed him as a coach and as a person. That might be a good fit. Hopefully it will be with the Giants.''

Obviously, the Jets desperately need an edge rusher like Umenyiora, but he's not a scheme fit for them. At 6-foot-3, 261 pounds, he's better suited as a 4-3 end, not a 3-4 end. The Jets could use him as a situational rusher, but he probably wouldn't be happy in that role. It also wouldn't be cost-effective to give a significant contract to a 31-year-old, part-time player.

Besides, the draft is filled with Osi-type players, and there's a chance the Jets could snag one with the ninth pick and make him an outside linebacker. Possibilities include Jarvis Jones (Georgia), Demontre Moore (Texas A&M), Barkevious Mingo (LSU) and Bjoern Werner (Florida State).

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:00 PM

5 Free Agents the Jets Should Look Into...

Let’s have some more fun this morning, Jets fans. Time to play some more fantasy GM. At the time this goes up, we may know who our general manager is, but no matter who it is, we know that improvements have to be made with this football team. “Pro Football Focus” has posted an excellent free agent tracker, and with that, we bring you five free agents, restricted or UFA’s, that the Jets should look into this offseason, in no particular order :

CHRIS IVORY, RB(RFA) :
This is a guy that Jets fans wanted the team to go after in 2012, and after his performance this past year, the want for him remains. In his 3 years in the league to date, he has averaged 5.1 yards per carry. In limited work in 2012, he carried the ball 40 times for 217 yards, a 5.4 yard per carry average. His best work came in week 10 against the Falcons, when he carried the ball 7 times for 72 yards. The Jets are in need of play makers, and this guy is a play maker. Make the call.

REGGIE BUSH, RB :
He hasn’t ever been talked about much for the Jets, but why not? He’s only 27 years old, and has only recorded more than 200 carries in two of his seven NFL seasons, so he clearly doesn’t have a lot of mileage on him. He has come into his own since joining the Miami Dolphins, with 15 touchdowns scored over his two seasons with the Jets rivals. He also is quite good catching the ball out of the backfield, averaging 53.1 receptions per season. He had the Jets attention when they played the first time, if you remember, he was averaging over 6 yards per carry on the game, and there were reports that the Jets looked to “take him out”, whatever that meant. He also has experience in the punt return game. The Jets would be acquiring a versatile football player for their buck, and if he is willing to come to a team that he had a trash talk war with, the Jets should at least inquire. Make the call.

DENNIS PITTA, TE(RFA) :
Another guy that hasn’t been talked about, but should be. Conventional wisdom is that the Jets will let Dustin Keller walk. Assuming that comes true, the Jets will be in need of a big time pass-catching TE. Anthony Fasano, who is also a free agent, is a guy that Jets fans talk about a lot, and might be an easier get. Dennis Pitta, however, has out-performed Fasano. He had his coming out party in 2012, with 61 receptions for 669 yards and 7 TDs, a statline that is on the edge of top tight end status. Pitta has only been in the league for three years, as opposed to Fasano’s seven, so he has much less mileage on him. It might be tough to convince him to leave a team in two straight AFC championship games, but not impossible. This guy would fit the Dustin Keller role admirably, and the Jets would be silly not to explore it. Make the call.

MATT MOORE, QB :
This is a guy that has been talked about a lot amongst Jets fans, and with good reason. In the quest to find competition for Mark Sanchez, if the Jets can’t land a bigger fish such as Matt Flynn or Alex Smith, they need to go ahead and look into Moore. He’s only 28 years old, and hasn’t been a full time starter, so has a lot of gas left in the tank. However, when he has had the chance to be a starting quarterback, he has performed well. In 2011, Moore started 12 games, and threw for 16 TDs against only 9 INTs. He started 5 for Carolina in 2009 and threw for 8 TDs vs only 2 INTs. When Moore has the chance to play, he plays well, and that chance is not coming in Miami. Staying in Miami he will be a career backup, with Ryan Tannehill there for the long haul. It is certainly worth a try, he wouldn’t hurt to have in training camp. The Jets should absolutely make the call.
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ANTHONY SPENCER, OLB :
Anybody remember the last time the Jets had a player with double digit sacks? I don’t. Yes, we probably have one on his way their(Coples), and likely two (Wilkerson), but they are not there yet. Could you imagine how good these guys would look if they could add an established edge pass rusher to the mix ? Anthony Spencer could be that guy. He had a career high in 2012 with 11 sacks, and has recorded 22 sacks over the last three seasons. He is only 28 years of age, he’s got something left. It can’t hurt. Make the call.

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Matt Moore is the only realistic guy on that list. Maybe Bush, but probably not.

Jets have absolutely no business at all going after RFAs this year. They need to draft players with their picks, not trade them for much more expensive free agents. Can't imagine the Jets being able to afford Spencer, either, forget whether he's worth it or not.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:17 PM

I wouldn't mind going after Chung at all.

Some FAs the Jets SHOULD look at:

Chung/Delmas/Moore/Landry/BYRD S
F. Jones/Medenhall/Hillis?/Greene RB
F. Davis TE
A. Smith/A. Levitre OT/OG
Michael Johnson DE/OLB?

Some (LeVitre, Smith, Vollmer, Johnson, Landry, Moore) might be out of the Jets' price range.
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:48 AM

Matt Moore is the only realistic guy on that list. Maybe Bush, but probably not.

Jets have absolutely no business at all going after RFAs this year. They need to draft players with their picks, not trade them for much more expensive free agents. Can't imagine the Jets being able to afford Spencer, either, forget whether he's worth it or not.

spencer is gonna be lookin' for some " major coin "...oh well :frown: ....i would like to have him on our roster though :winking0001:
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Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:58 PM

Polian ranks the free-agent class
 
ESPN analyst Bill Polian, a former general manager, released his free-agent rankings this week (Insider). He breaks them down into three categories -- A, B and C free agents.

Polian's definition of the three tiers :

A Players: Worth paying big, starter-caliber money.

B Players: Guys I would sign but only if the value made sense.

C Players: Guys I'd sign for low-salary, short-term (one or two years) value, with low bonuses.

Polian mentions only five Jets in his rankings, which is interesting
because he was invited by owner Woody Johnson to participate in some of
the team's recent general-manager interviews.   :frown:  ~ ~ SAYS SOMETHIN' ABOUT OUR ROSTER FOLKS ~ ~ :frown:

Anyway, here you go :

'A' FREE AGENTS

S LaRon Landry:
Landry had a good year for a bad team. He's a striker, a big hitter.
While he is a little older, he's still a pretty serviceable player.
We're closer to B territory now, but for a team looking for a safety, he
could do a good job.

'B' FREE AGENTS

DT Mike DeVito: He's a hard-playing run-defender, and teams that play the 3-4 will take a look at him as a valuable role player.

Other B free agents  : RB Shonn Greene, TE Dustin Keller, RG Brandon Moore
 

 


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Posted 11 February 2013 - 04:12 PM

The Buffalo Bills made their first significant moves on new coach Doug Marrone's watch Monday,

releasing veteran starting linebacker Nick Barnett and safety George Wilson.


Barnett, who will turn 32 in May, signed a three-year contract with
the Bills in 2011. He recorded back-to-back 100-tackle seasons. However,
Buffalo's run defense has gotten progressively worse and was 31st in
the NFL last season.Wilson was a respected leader and voted a five-time team captain

during his eight seasons in Buffalo. He was also the team's NFL Players
Association representative.

 

"Moves like the ones we've made today are never easy, but we have to

do what's best for our team and keep moving forward," Bills general
manager Buddy Nix said in a statement. "We've got some good young
players on our roster who we feel are ready to take the next step and
they will now have the opportunity to do so."We thank both Nick and

George for everything they've given the Billsorganization and wish them

nothing but the best for the future," he
said.


The Bills are expected to have a drastic makeover at linebacker, and
cutting Barnett was the first move. The group was pushed around too
often last season and needs to get bigger and more physical.

Wilson, who will turn 32 next month, played 92 career games with

the Bills and posted more than 100 tackles each of the past two seasons,including 104 last season.

 

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:11 AM

The Dallas Cowboys franchised Anthony Spencer
last year in the hopes that he'd have a big contract year and they'd
get the best out of him. They got their wish. Unfortunately, because of
that, they may not be able to keep him.Stephen Jones offered this not-overly-optimistic analysis of the team's chances
to retain Spencer, who is eligible for unrestricted free agency while
the Cowboys are projected to be about $18 million over the salary cap.

 

Per the Dallas Morning News :
 

The Cowboys can do some things to clear cap room. They can extend Tony Romo's contract, restructure the deals of Brandon Carr and Miles Austin. They can cut some players, like Marcus Spears and Doug Free.
They likely could, if they wanted to, clear enough room to allow them
to re-sign Spencer to play defensive end in their new 4-3 scheme. The
problem is, they likely wouldn't be able to add any other pieces of
significance, and they need help on the offensive line as well.Spencer is going to cost. He made $8.8 million in 2012 on thefranchise tag and is likely looking at an eight-figure average salary on
the open market. He has the ability to play outside linebacker in a 3-4
or defensive end in a 4-3, which increases the size of his market and
likely will lead to a bigger deal. He's not likely to do the Cowboys any
favors by taking a below-market deal to stay in Dallas, and he
shouldn't. The team-friendly way in which NFL contracts are structured
takes loyalty almost completely out of the equation. These NFL careers
are short, and Spencer needs to get the best possible deal for himself.
No one will or should begrudge him that.

So while the Cowboys may want to keep Spencer and he may, in a
vacuum, want to stay, I don't see how they can field a competitive offer
to keep him. They can't afford to franchise him again. Their only hope
of fitting him under this year's cap, even if they did all of that
aforementioned work, would be a long-term deal with a prorated signing
bonus and a low 2013 base salary. The franchise tag is the opposite of
that.If they do lose Spencer, the Cowboys are likely going to be on the
hunt for a pass-rushing defensive end, and those are hard to find. They
might end up needing to take one in the first round of the draft.
There's some thought that Jason Hatcher
could play that spot, and it's possible he can, but he's not a
prototypical 4-3 pass-rushing end, and a move like that could leave them
thin on the interior of the defensive line. Tyrone Crawford
likely isn't ready to be a starter at that position. Losing Spencer
could alter the Cowboys' offseason priority list in a major way.But they and their fans need to be prepared to lose Spencer. Becausethe right thing for him to do is to hit the open market. And when he does, I think he'll quickly work his way out of the Cowboys' pricerange.

 

“Unfortunately you’ve got to make difficult decisions,”
Jones said. “What that will entail we don’t know quite yet. We’ll be
moving forward in a quick way. But obviously Anthony Spencer represents
everything we want to be about. He plays hard. His leadership is
tremendous. And then on top of that, he’s a great football player.”

 

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 12:00 PM

Doug Free might make for interesting OL help.

I begrudge Spencer's attempts to get paid. It's unfair he should take up a chunk of a teams cap without being a super elite player (and even then...). Players are just greedy and should stop trying to screw over owners and their friends, the fans.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:19 AM

Doug Free might make for interesting OL help.
I begrudge Spencer's attempts to get paid. It's unfair he should take up a chunk of a teams cap without being a super elite player (and even then...). Players are just greedy and should stop trying to screw over owners and their friends, the fans.


Yeah I was offered a raise and was like " are you serious?" I'm just not worth that kind of coin! No way I was going to screw over my employers just because they wanted to keep me working for them. I told them to keep their money and offered to extend my hours and shovel the walkway when it snows. Because that's how we roll in America, maaaan.
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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:29 PM

The Jets have picked a defensive player with their last three
first-round draft choices. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper suspects they'll
do it again this year with the ninth overall pick.

"I still think the front seven on the defensive side is the way to go," Kiper said Wednesday on a media conference call.

Obvious follow-up question: The Jets had one of the worst offenses last season,
so why would they draft defense? The reason is, the draft is top-heavy
with defensive linemen and linebackers, with no offensive skill players
worthy of a top-10 pick, according to many pundits.

Kiper, who believes the Jets have "so many needs," identified three
possibilities for the Jets at nine -- Oregon DE/OLB Dion Jordan, LSU DE
Barkevious Mingo and Georgia LB Alec Ogletree."(Jordan) could be the ideal edge rusher as a 3-4 outside
linebacker," Kiper said. "He can be a combo guy; you can use him up and
down. He had a great finish two years ago, when he had six sacks late in
the year. He wasn’t as dominant this year, but he was the guy you had
to identify and handle. But he has enormous upside and potential."

Kiper said Mingo is in a "similar category" as Jordan because his
production tailed off last season, adding, "He didn't play as dominant
football this year as he did last year, but he's got an awful lot of
ability." Kiper called Ogletree a versatile playmaker whose stock is
rising."It’s going to be hard to pass one of those linebacker-types up," he said.

Here's the issue :

All three players are questionable scheme fits for
the Jets. In his 3-4 scheme, Rex Ryan prefers the defensive ends to be
290-plus pounds and he likes his outside linebackers in the 255-to-265
range. At 6-foot-6, 243 pounds, Jordan is built like a basketball
player. Mingo is 6-foot-4, 240 pounds and Ogletree is 6-foot-3, 234
pounds.

The Jets also are in the market for a quarterback. No quarterback is worthy of the ninth pick, according to Kiper and many draft experts. Kiper mentioned three late-round possibilities for the Jets -- Zak Dysert
(Miami, Ohio), Sean Renfree (Duke) and Brad Sorensen (Southern Utah).

 

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:51 PM


Matt Moore is the only realistic guy on that list. Maybe Bush, but probably not.

Jets have absolutely no business at all going after RFAs this year. They need to draft players with their picks, not trade them for much more expensive free agents. Can't imagine the Jets being able to afford Spencer, either, forget whether he's worth it or not.

 

 

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:18 AM

8 in the Box : Must-keep free agents

 

Welcome to "Eight in the Box," a new NFL Nation feature that will
appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: Which free
agent is essential for each team to keep from its 2012 roster ?

buf.gifBuffalo Bills : Safety Jairus Byrd. The Bills are undergoing a defensive makeover. They recently released three veterans on defense -- Nick Barnett, George Wilson and Terrence McGee
-- but Buffalo cannot lose Byrd. He is Buffalo’s best defensive
playmaker. Byrd has 18 interceptions and 10 forced fumbles in the past
four seasons; he will get a lot of interest if he hits the open market.
But Buffalo most likely will use the franchise tag if both sides cannot reach a long-term agreement.
mia.gifMiami Dolphins: Wide receiver Brian Hartline.
The Dolphins have various quality free agents. But out of a deep group,
Hartline would be the most important. Miami needs to add receivers, not
lose them. Hartline led Miami in receptions (74) and yards (1,083) last
season. The Dolphins will look to sign a true No. 1 receiver, possibly Greg Jennings or Mike Wallace. Re-signing Hartline would be a solid No. 2 option. As usual, it's going to come down to money.
nwe.gifNew England Patriots: Wide receiver Wes Welker. The Patriots have several important free agents. Sebastian Vollmer is a top right tackle. Aqib Talib
is easily New England’s best cover corner. However, none of them
matches up to the production of Welker. He is the glue that makes New
England's offense work. He recorded his fifth 100-catch season for the
Patriots, and it's hard to see anyone making up for that kind of
production. It's probably a 50-50 chance Welker stays. The Patriots have
played hardball with Welker for more than a year now and most likely
won't overpay to keep him.
nyj.gifNew York Jets: Tight end Dustin Keller.
Keller is not New York's best free agent, but he is the most important.
New York's passing game was mostly horrendous last season without
Keller in the lineup as the quarterback's safety valve. Keller missed
eight games due to injury in 2012 and had a career-low 28 receptions. He
should be more affordable after a down season, which is good news for
the salary cap-strapped Jets. Safety LaRon Landry made the Pro Bowl last

season and is New York's best free agent. But the Jets' defense was fine

before Landry and should be fine after. The same can't be said for New

York's offense without Keller.

 

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:48 AM

we ned to keep our oline, ducasse needs to go and go fast we draft K. Long in the 2nd and keep Moore for a year .Howard played well, a season as a starter will be good for him and we can sing him for cheap now and draft a backup in later rounds


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:16 AM

Dwight Freeney is going to hit FA. I would be a little interested if he's not asking for big money.
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Posted 22 February 2013 - 09:56 AM


Dwight Freeney to Jets is a pipe dream
nyj.gifFormer Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney says it would be great to play in New York, either as a member of the Giants or the Jets.

"Big Blue" seems reasonable, considering the Giants’ love for
pass-rushers. But Freeney to the Jets is nothing more than a pipe dream.

The Jets just barely got under the cap this week by cutting five veterans.
How are they going to afford a seven-time Pro Bowler like Freeney? The
Jets most likely can't afford their own free-agent Pro Bowler: safety LaRon Landry.

In addition, Freeney doesn't fit well in a 3-4 defense the Jets
mostly run under head coach Rex Ryan. That is one of the reasons the
Colts let go of Freeney.

Freeney says he's likes Ryan. That's par for the course with many
players, because Ryan is charismatic and very much a players' coach.
However, new general manager John Idzik is making the Jets' decisions,
and the money and scheme don't match.

The Jets are in the middle of a long, hard rebuild. Spending the
little cap room they currently have on an aging pass-rusher doesn't make
a lot of sense. The Jets need to get younger, not older.
 

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:02 AM

I read somewhere that Geoff Schwartz has dealt with hip problems after hip surgery. Otherwise he sounds like an excellent player to target. 


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Posted 25 February 2013 - 01:45 AM

Pauline wrote on his blog that the Jets are interested in the Texans' S/DB Glover Quin. The obvious problem is that, like any player the Jets will target, he's not going to be easy to land. The Texans will probably be able to outsmart the Jets with their super special Hansel tactics.

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 12:03 PM

Changes in Atlanta as 3 key players are out

 

The Atlanta Falcons started their youth movement Friday by ditching
three key players from the most successful era in franchise history.

The Falcons released running back Michael Turner, defensive end John
Abraham and cornerback Dunta Robinson, moves that were not unexpected
given their age (all in their 30s) and hefty salaries.

 

~ ~ The 30-year-old Robinson signed with Atlanta in 2010 and became a steady
figure in the secondary, known especially for his bruising hits.

 
rest of above article :
> http://jacksonville....tm_content=ESPN
 
 
 
* * ok ,..how 'bout this ;...we trade revis ( for draft picks and/or players ) & sign robinson....
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