Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Just three years after finishing up a five-year, $40 million contract, wide receiver Braylon Edwards can’t even find a tryout with an NFL team. After an injury plagued 2011 season saw him catch only 9 passes for a total of 181 yards, he was given his outright release from the San Francisco 49ers last Christmas. Since then, there have been a multitude of reports of teams that have had “rumored interest” in the free agent, but none seem to ever materialize. The Bengals were said to be at the top of the list, but as far as anyone knows, a visit never occurred and things have gone all quiet on that front. Then, it appeared that a reunion with the New York Jets were on the horizon. But today head coach Rex Ryan came out and said that the team is happy with its group of young receivers led by Santonio Holmes, rookie Stephen Hill, Chaz Schilens and Jeremy Kerley. At just 29 years old, one would assume that Edwards still has some tread on his tires. He is just one season removed from leadi...
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