Coffee with the Jets: Team continues major salary cap cuts
Enjoy your afternoon cup of coffee with the latest news and updates on the New York Jets. Looks like Gang Green is doing everything possible to be major players come free agency.
Ah yes, reading and a fine cup of coffee can make any day better. Especially on a sunny afternoon in the city that never sleeps with content solely around the New York Jets. Here are the latest news and updates from the top sources across the internet on Gang Green.
Jets have dumped nearly $40 million in major roster purge by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
The Jets released two future Ring-of-Honor members, Darrelle Revis and Nick Mangold, in a span of five days. There could be more cuts in the coming days, but this is a good time to take stock of where the Jets stand in relation to the salary cap.
Cutting Darrelle Revis a no-brainer after $39 million mistake by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
The once-great Revis got cut because of a bloated $15.3 million cap charge. Because he’s 31 years old, going on 35. Because he couldn’t shut down pedestrian receivers (Marquise Goodwin, anyone?), let alone elite wideouts. The idea of moving him to safety was pure folly. He didn’t like to tackle at cornerback, so why would he be better at safety?
Live at the NFL Combine – Day 1 by New York Jets (NewYorkJets.com)
Senior Reporter Eric Allen Talks with Brian Costello from the New York Post, Albert Breer from Monday Morning Quarterback and Kimberly Jones from NFL Network/NFL.com at the 2017 Combine in Indianapolis
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Jets add former Pro Bowl DT La’Roi Glover to coaching staff by Pro32 (Jefferson Post)
Glover spent the last seven seasons with the Rams as the team’s director of player engagement. He made six consecutive Pro Bowls from 2000-05 during his 13-year NFL career.
Glennon still a possibility at QB for Jets by theJetsBlog (SNY)
Licht said the Bucs’ would like to keep Glennon as a backup to starting QB Jameis Winston “in a perfect scenario.” But he admitted a lot would depend on what type of openings Glennon might find on the open market.
Behind the scenes with Darrelle Revis at his best – and most broken by Brian Costello (New York Post)
All professional athletes have a certain level of crazy self-belief that can sometimes be called arrogance or at least bordering on it. They have to in order to get to the highest level of their sport. Revis’ belief in himself might have been greater than anyone I have ever been around.