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Coffee with the Jets: The search for a free agent quarterback

By Luis Tirado Jr.
Aug 13, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) looks on against the Los Angeles Rams during the third quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 13, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) looks on against the Los Angeles Rams during the third quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
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Get all the latest news from across the internet about the New York Jets while enjoying your cup of coffee.

As the New York Jets head into the offseason, it’s always great to stay informed about the latest news while enjoying your favorite cup of coffee. Here are all the latest news and updates from the best sources across the internet.

Free-agent mission for Jets: Find a starting quarterback by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

Let’s be blunt: The quarterback situation hasn’t been this unsettled since early 2009 — the three-month window between Brett Favre‘s departure and Mark Sanchez‘s arrival in the draft. The big story this offseason will be Hackenberg, who didn’t see the field as a rookie.

Darron Lee Makes NFL.com’s All-Rookie Team by Eric Allen (New York Jets)

Following Todd Bowles’ initial plan, Lee came in an as the nickel ‘backer and became a three-down player. He gave the Jets an infusion of speed and pursued well while showing progress in coverage. Lee says he can get better at everything and he’s anxious to become the game-changer he was with the Buckeyes.

‘Shocked’ ex-Jet just can’t believe this about Darrelle Revis by Mark Cannizzaro (New York Post)

“I’m not judging Darrelle at all, because I want to wait and see how everything plays out,’’ Woody added. “But from my perspective, this is definitely out of character for Darrelle, because I’ve never experienced Darrelle exhibiting any type of behavior that was talked about [from Sunday night].

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It’s time for the Jets, NFL to move on from ‘Revis Island’ by Marc Malusis (New York Metro)

There is no question that Darrelle Revis did a fantastic job of maximizing his value of a player. I can’t think of a player that used his leverage and the system better to make the most amount of money that he could over the course of his career. I give him all the credit for doing that and I never fault a player for making as much as he can because NFL careers can be so short lived.

Here’s an Explanation of the Franchise Tag Even Though the Jets Aren’t Likely to Use It by John B (Gang Green Nation)

These rules apply the first two times a player is tagged. The third time a non-quarterback receives a tag, his one year contract is at the amount a tag would cost for a quarterback. The third time a quarterback is tagged, his one year contract is at a 44% raise. If he is tagged a fourth time, he gets an addition 44% raise, another the next time he is tagged, and again and again.

Jets Free Agency Preview: Linebackers by Eric Allen (New York Jets)

A legendary competitor, Kevin Greene was hired to lead the Jets outside linebackers. In 15 seasons, the Hall of Famer registered 160 sacks and had double-digit sacks in 10 seasons.  He could be a great asset for Jenkins and Mauldin as they look to make pass-rushing jumps in their second and third pro seasons respectively.

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