New York Jets: Pay Up Or Miss The Party in 2014

May 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson recently lobbied for a 2014 New York Super Bowl along with Giants owner John Mara. Obviously the thought of a home Super Bowl for Jets fans is extremely exciting, but don't bank on it. The Jets have invested a grand total of $119,546,244 in the 2010 season. And contracts expiring before 2014? Don't even think about it. Unless Woody Johnson dishes out quite a lot of money, the Jets won't be remotely the same team come Super Bowl XLVIII. 
So let's say the Jets don't renegotiate any contracts just so I can give you an idea of who they would risk losing each year. Under their current contracts, Nick Mangold will be a free agent after this season along with Shaun Ellis, Tony Richardson, Brodney Pool, and Braylon Edwards. Fortunately, Richardson has already been replaced. But the best center in the league is going to want a huge contract. Similarly, if Pool can get it done at free safety and Braylon stops dropping so many balls, the duo will likewi...

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