Jeff Otah Fails Physical, Trade Voided

Jeff Otah Fails Physical, Trade Voided

The New York Jets have announced that Jeff Otah has failed his physical and the trade to bring the OT has been rescinded.

MMehtaNYDN I’ve been told that the Jets will not be keeping OT Jeff Otah. #nyj 7/31/12 11:08 AM
JennyVrentas Jets parting ways with injured Jeff Otah a week after trade: Had been acquired to compete for starting right tackle job 7/31/12 11:54 AM

Jeff Otah’s brief stint with the Jets is over, the Jets announced today.
The Jets traded for Otah last week to compete with Wayne Hunter for the starting right tackle job, but the trade with the Panthers for the former first-round pick was contingent upon Otah passing a physical by today. Otah failed his physical today, according to a team spokesman, and will return to Carolina. – Read More

We are in Cortland for the next three days, and while we were out last night, we saw Jeff Otah out and judging by his body language (and his limp) I didn’t think he was going to be a Jet for long.  Just from what I’ve been hearing all week and what I saw last night, I didn’t thing Otah looked like a player who was resting for his big physical the next day.

Check out the latest podcast where I talk about it with my brother: