Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 8/28/12
The Jets swapped disappointment tackles with the Rams when they sent Wayne Hunter to St. Louis for Jason Smith.  I was in the middle of recording a podcast with my brother so if you feel like hearing our reaction as it was happening, go give it a listen. Maybe I’m stating the obvious, but I am convinced this trade has nothing to do with replacing Austin Howard but everything to do with getting rid of Wayne Hunter.  I believe his mental state of mind was at the point that he wasn’t even going to be effective in his newly demoted role as a Jumbo TE.  Wayne Hunter was a dead man walking around Florham park, and the Jets did a nice guy a favor and shipped him to his former offenisve coordinator, Brian Schottenheimer. Hunter had nothing to Smile about with the Jets.   damienwoody I’ll say this about Wayne Hunter…..great teammate & true professional. Not a lot of ppl could’ve handled his situation the way he did 8/27/12 9:52 PM I think Jason Smith wasn’t targeted
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