They called him a long shot to make the team, but I think Aaron Maybindid enough to stick with the New York Jets. What baffles me about the Jets waiving the LB is that he showed flash and speed for a team that claims they are going to wreak havoc on offensives but has not shown a decent pass rush in the past.
Jets fans were falling in love with 51 and the reaction I’m seeing across the Interwebs is of disappointment. I wonder if Aaron will land with another team, but it seemed that Rex was NEVER in love with the idea of keeping Maybin. I wonder if he reminded him too much of our own bust who never panned out.
“Certainly, he did have some moments in that Philly game,” Rex Ryan said on Saturday night. “Certainly he played well. He was one of those guys that we talked about. … I thought his play rushing the passer, that’s what landed him on the roster.”
Ellis Lankster has tweeted that he is very grateful to be back with the New York Jets and specifically playing for Rex Ryan. Ryan is known as a players coach, and to hear a player say (or tweet) this sediment is really no surprise.
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It must have been New York Jets day and New York Yankees spring training on Monday. Joe Namath tweeted a picture of him greeting Derek Jeter, and Rex Ryan was seen in the crowd at the game and interviewed during the broadcast.
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