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Coffee with the Jets: Salary cap purge could be in the works

By Luis Tirado Jr.
Dec 27, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker (87) catches a game winning touchdown pass from New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) (not shown) during overtime at MetLife Stadium. The Jets defeated the Patriots 26-20. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 27, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker (87) catches a game winning touchdown pass from New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) (not shown) during overtime at MetLife Stadium. The Jets defeated the Patriots 26-20. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports
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To get your day off right, it’s always good to make a hot cup of coffee and enjoy reading the latest on the New York Jets.

Coffee and reading go rather well together. Before you go out to get your day started, here are some of the latest news on the New York Jets to read through as you sip your coffee.

Jets could be ready to dump salary, get younger at wide receiver by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

Cap-wise, they’re top heavy with Decker and Marshall. Overall, the Jets have $20.6 million committed to receivers, fifth-most in the NFL. Decker, who turns 30 on March 15, could be asked to restructure his deal, which has two years remaining.

Notes & Quotes: Sutton Confident in His Ability by Ethan Greenberg (New York Jets)

Knowledge of the game, that’s the biggest thing,” Sutton said. “Knowing concepts, studying film, your preparation is always the key. Your mentality is something that should never change and how you carry yourself on and off the field.

Jets Free Agency Preview: WRs/TEs by Randy Lange (New York Jets)

TEs coach Jimmie Johnson has shown over the years he can coach his position regardless of what it’s asked to do, and new OC John Morton, although he has specialized in coaching WRs, has seen what top-10 TE groups can contribute to an offense, whether under Jon Gruden or more recently with the Niners and Saints.

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From Revis Island to Rikers Island: NFL agent explains how Jets might tear up star’s contract by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

“The Jets invoking this catch all to get out the $6 million guarantee is probably a grievance waiting to happen. The NFLPA would surely file one on Revis‘ behalf. While there was a pending dispute, 40 percent of the $6 million would count against the Jets salary cap ($2.4 million). It would remain until the parties settled or an arbitrator rendered a decision,” Corry said.

Darrelle Revis’s Real Value by Peter King (Sports Illustrated)

People are going to look at his tape from last year,” this personnel man said. “He looked heavy-legged and not the same competitive Revis for much of the year. Plus his age. And there’s going to be the question of motivation.

Jets Draft Stock Watch: Lattimore, Adams among potential targets by Ralph Vacchiano (SNY)

The ides of the Jets taking a cornerback sixth overall seemed logical even before Darrelle Revis was charged with four felonies and a misdemeanor after a street fight in Pittsburgh 10 days ago. He probably wasn’t coming back anyway, certainly not as a corner, but the incident amplified the need at his position.

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