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More cuts and more players on market: Jets releasing Sione Pouha.

 

 

I liked what Ellis showed, but we'll need another DT/NT now depending on the defense.  Could this be medical or is it strictly financial?

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look for him to resign at a lower rate. He wont find work anywhere else imo.

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Maybe those whacky mock drafts that have the Jets going Lotuleilei have merit.

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He is a solid player. Plus just like saying that name out loud!

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More cuts and more players on market: Jets releasing Sione Pouha.

 

 

I liked what Ellis showed, but we'll need another DT/NT now depending on the defense.  Could this be medical or is it strictly financial?

 

I think it's a combination of both age/health and money.  Ellis certainly cannot be counted on to handle that role all by himself.  He's looked good at times, but is still a bit of a question mark and has some health concerns.  Makes you wonder if the Jets see themselves close to a new contract with DeVito.

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Maybe those whacky mock drafts that have the Jets going Lotuleilei have merit.

 

Ha!  I was about to say...that might change up my opinion of who the Jets 1st pick could be.

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Totally competing in 2013, you guys.

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This is nit completely unexpected. Resign the cheaper between DeVito and Pouha. Accelerrating the turnover a little bit as hes an obvious 2014 cut. They probably tried to trade him and found no interest.

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Is the UDFA period a Mini-Draft? I expect a bunch of those.

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RichCimini Rich Cimini
Po'uha was to count $6.2 M on cap. #Jets will get hit with $2.33M. Savings: $3.8M. Back trouble, age big factors. They lose a class act.
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look for him to resign at a lower rate. He wont find work anywhere else imo.

Of course he will. He's a solid player. The jets are tearing it all down.

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2012 Jets Starter Dead Pool:

Pace- X

Scott- X

Landry

Revis

Pouha- X

Keller

Slauson

Moore

Bell

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List of players who were significantly injured last season:

-Revis

-Holmes

-Keller

-Pouha

-Baker

 

List of players who have been, will be, or threatened to be released:

-Revis

-Holmes

-Keller

-Pouha

-Baker

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RichCimini Rich Cimini
Po'uha was to count $6.2 M on cap. #Jets will get hit with $2.33M. Savings: $3.8M. Back trouble, age big factors. They lose a class act.

Pouha, when healthy, was a good player for the Jets, but BG and Cimini point to the truth-health and age are a killer in the NFL.  The Jets had to cut him.  In a rebuilding situation, a team can't afford to keep an older, injured player, especially one making $6m. 

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Could mean they think highly of Damon Harrison too.  He looked okay in spurts.

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2012 Jets Starter Dead Pool:

Pace- X

Scott- X

Landry

Revis

Pouha- X

Keller

Slauson

Moore

Bell

 

They all suck.  Remember?

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They all suck. Remember?

Is that the smell of rebuilding on your breath?

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They all suck. Remember?

One admittedly it doesn't suck, he just doesn't make an impact. Great player, but not an impact player. See what I'm saying? I know he's a great player, probably a HOFer in his prime and the best ever at his position, but is that an IMPACT player? Is that worth my friend Woody's money? Revis is a thief in the night, operating in shadows and guerrillaing my friend Woody, and it's just not right. Mr. Johnson should have good boys working for him who will take what they get and know they can be dropped when hinting at being finished. Someone just has to calm him down and show him what's what. Nobody steals from my friend the Jets and my friend the owner Woody Johnson.

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I wouldn't be surprised at all to see him land in New England next to Wilfork.  Just because that's how it goes.

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I wouldn't be surprised at all to see him land in New England next to Wilfork. Just because that's how it goes.

That's what happens when you release good players. Good teams will pick then up.

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Is that the smell of rebuilding on your breath?

 

I dont believe I ever argued against that the Jets are rebuilding.  Its clearly obvious.  That said, it doesnt mean they cant be competitive if they find the right replacements for these starters. 

 

The only players on your list that will be tough to find an equivalent replacement are Revis and Landry.   The rest really shouldnt be difficult to replace this season.

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Is that the smell of rebuilding on your breath?

Teams turnover their roster all the time. The Jets have been doing it for 2 years already and are good to go again next offseason just by cutting the worst contracts left.

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So what do you guys think...9-7 next year? Rex gets a 5-year extension?

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I dont believe I ever argued against that the Jets are rebuilding. Its clearly obvious. That said, it doesnt mean they cant be competitive if they find the right replacements for these starters.

The only players on your list that will be tough to find an equivalent replacement are Revis and Landry. The rest really shouldnt be difficult to replace this season.

They're going to replace 8-9 starters with no cap space, integrate them into a new system, and compete? C'mon son.

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