Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links March 28, 2013
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- TOJ Bag – March 28th 2013
The TOJ Bag is here to answer your questions on the New York Jets
- Idzik trims the salary-cap fat
When GM John Idzik was hired two months ago, the Jets were close to $30 million over the 2013 salary cap. Now, according to the latest figures, they’re $13 million under the cap.
It has been a painful process. They cut several players, restructured two big contracts and watched as five starters walked out the door in free agency. At the same time, Idzik added five relatively inexpensive free agents.
As a result, the team’s salary structure isn’t as top-heavy as it was before.
- Jets Looking At Free Agents Dawan Landry And Fred Davis
The New York Jets are scheduling a couple of free agent visits: Former Washington Redskin’s tight end Fred Davis is planning on visiting the Jets in the near future: TE Fred Davis told Pro Football Central he will be visiting the Jets. Heard that is indeed the case. Not yet sure when. #Redskins — John [...]
- NFL Draft 2013: Frank Giasone’s Mock Draft 2.0
Turn On The Jets Staff Writer, Frank Giasone with an updated NFL Mock Draft. Who does he see the Jets landing at 9? Find out right here and be sure to check back daily for updated draft content right as we inch closer to the big night next month. 1- Kansas City Chiefs: Eric Fisher, …
- Jets QB coach scouts Barkley pro day
ne of the most anticipated pro days occurred Wednesday in Los Angeles, with QB Matt Barkley the featured attraction at the USC workout. The Jets dispatched quarterbacks coach David Lee to scout the event.
The Jets are performing due diligence on all the top quarterbacks. Barkley, coming off a disappointing senior year in which he injured his throwing shoulder, is generally considered the second-best quarterback in the draft, behind West Virginia’s Geno Smith.
- LaRon’s brother, Dawan, visits with Jets
To say the Jets have a need at safety would be the understatement of the week. They cut Eric Smith and lost starters LaRon Landry and Yeremiah Bell in free agency, leaving second-year players Antonio Allen and Josh Bush, neither of whom has played safety in the base defense.
So it comes as no surprise that the Jets are visiting Wednesday with former Jaguars S Dawan Landry, a source confirmed. It was first reported by NFL.com.
Landry, released in early March because he was due to make $5.