Found January 31, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
The New York Jets are in salary cap hell. There are a lot of holes to fill on their roster, but unfortunately due to their precarious financial situation, they are not exactly in the position to acquire great players through trades or free agency. Combine that with the fact that several must-have players are going to be free agents, and it’s like former general manager planned this disaster intentionally. But we all know that’s silly—he couldn’t have had this as a plan, because it worked and nothing Mike Tannenbaum did went as planned... Read more
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