Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links March 28, 2014
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- Eagles Release WR DeSean Jackson, Will NY Jets Show Interest
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced they’ve released Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson: After careful consideration this offseason, Eagles decide to part ways with DeSean Jackson. The team informed him of his release today. — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) March 28, 2014 The talented on-the-field Jackson (27) had a career season in 2013 under new head […]
- Eagles Release Desean Jackson: Points To Ponder
After weeks of reports and speculation, the Eagles released star wide out Desean Jackson this afternoon. Jackson is coming off a season where he caught 82 passes for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns. He was due to make around $10 million this season and a little over $12 million the following two seasons. Recent reports …
- Sanchez would’ve been ‘excited’ to return
Mark Sanchez, introduced Friday as the newest member of the Philadelphia Eagles, took no parting shots at the New York Jets. In fact, he said he wanted to return.
“I told them I was excited to be back if that was the plan,” Sanchez told a news conference at the Eagles’ facility. “If that wasn’t the plan, absolutely no hard feelings. I had an incredible run there. We had an incredible run, more importantly.
“Some incredible times. Fun playoff races, come-from-behind wins, that kind of stuff.
- 2014 NFL Draft: The Wide Receiver Fables Part 1
Wide receivers are fun to scout, especially considering that the Jets will likely be looking at one early this May. Yet the process of scouting them is often abbreviated or done is haste when playmaking ability is evident. I see this often today and I have major issues with it for many reasons. I believe …
- For a change, no pressure on Sanchez
A few takeways on former New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez signing with the Philadelphia Eagles:
1. Money matters: In the Jets-Eagles quarterback swap, the Jets ended up paying almost twice as much for Vick (one year, $4 million) as the Eagles did for Sanchez (one year, $2.25 million). Sanchez can earn another $1.75 million in playing-time incentives, but he’d have to play 90 percent of the offensive snaps to bring his total to $4 million. It amounts to a massive pay cut for Sanchez, who was to make $11.
- The Idzik 12: The Jets’ 2014 draft choices
Now that the compensatory picks have been doled out, the NFL draft order is complete. The New York Jets own the following 12 selections (including the player chosen last year in that slot):
Round 1 (18) — San Francisco 49ers S Eric Reid, LSU
Round 2 (49) — New York Giants DT Johnathan Hankins, Ohio State
Round 3 (80) — Dallas Cowboys S J.J. Wilcox, Georgia Southern
Round 4 (104) — Miami Dolphins OLB Jelani Jenkins, Florida
Round 4 (115) …
- New York Jets – Go Get DeSean Jackson
Joe Caporoso on why the New York Jets should go get DeSean Jackson