Free Agents New York Jets Should Avoid at All Costs

January 30, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the New York Jets go free-agent shopping this offseason, new GM John Idzik will operate with a limited budget. He must avoid mistakes. He can’t afford them.
If the Jets cut Calvin Pace, Bart Scott, Eric Smith and Jason Smith as projected, he’ll have $10 million to allocate between free-agent signings and the draft. Cutting Sione Pouha and Tim Tebow gives him $5 million more.
To make more cap room, Idzik will have to restructure or extend the contracts of veterans like Santonio Holmes and Darrelle Revis.
A limited budget means that the actions Idzik avoids are as significant as the actions he takes.
Idzik must avoid free agents seeking expensive long-term contracts. Idzik must avoid free agents who can’t adapt to Marty Mornhinweg's West Coast offense. Idzik must avoid free agents with a history of injuries. Idzik must avoid free agents who might stir up the locker room. Idzik must avoid free agents who play positions in which the Jets are str...

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