Jets’ Pay Cuts Foreshadow Big Offseason Move

March 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The possibility of the Jets making a big offseason move is increasing rapidly.
Thomas Jones is on the way out. His $3 million roster bonus will not be paid.
Lito Sheppard will be following. His $10 million roster bonus will not be paid either. Don't let the door hit them on the way out.
With an uncapped 2010 season on the way, I started wondering why the Jets won't hold on to a running back coming off a career year and a veteran corner back who is better than anyone else on the roster (obviously excluding Darrelle Revis).
That's when I realized they might be clearing some space for someone with a big contract to come in. Who that player may be is unknown and I can only speculate as to what the Jets will do this offseason, but I'll offer some possibilities.
I mentioned in a previous article that the Jets should sign Antrel Rolle. As of now, they have been fairly quiet as to what Kerry Rhodes' fate will be, but if you hear anything about him being released, bank...

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