Originally posted on The Jets Blog  |  Last updated 1/3/12
When Rex Ryan came to New York, one of the most important players that he brought with him to help impart his defensive mentality was Bart Scott.  After three years though, Scott’s game has started to suffer, and with a high cap number facing hin, the Jets seem to be ready to move on from their loquacious linebacker. Via Rod Boone of Newsday. A source close to the situation told Newsday that Scott likely played his final game for the Jets on Sunday. Scott took a pay cut in training camp and hasn’t been on the field as much this season as he was in his first two years with the Jets, giving way to Josh Mauga in certain situations. The Jets faced a tough situation with Bart Scott this year, it’s become clear that he’s starting to break down.  We saw it when he was isolated in space early in the season – missing some tackles dreadfully.  To help him out, the Jets reduced his role, and his play improved for it.  The Jets would take Scott off the field in third down situations in favor ...
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