Even on their day off, the Jets are still making headlines. This time, news again came courtesy of cornerback (and BFF of Bill Belichick) Antonio Cromartie.
Cromartie, who — albeit scantly — is expected to double as a wide receiver this season, appeared on ESPN’s First Take Tuesday and gave himself some major props, saying he’s the Jets’ second-best wideout.
“I think I’d put myself as second,” Cromartie said, via ProFootballTalk.com. “I haven’t really played it in the past four or five years, but I can put myself as the second just with raw ability and talent going out there, I think, me separating and being a more physical guy out there on the outside.”
That is an acknowledgment to Santonio Holmes, the team’s (unofficial) $45 million mouthpiece. However, it doesn’t say much about the other guys — Jeremy Kerley, Stephen Hill, and Chaz Schilens.
“Kerley is a more of a slot receiver, he’s a slot guy,” Cromartie said. “Stephen Hill is a younger guy that can get down th