Found March 18, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Photo Via The New York Jets have signed unrestricted free agents wide receiver Chaz Schilens and quarterback Drew Stanton. According to league sources, Schilens signed a one-year deal worth $765,000 and Stanton inked a one-year deal worth $1.25 million. The announcements were made Friday by Jets’ general manager Mike Tannenbaum, according to the team’s press release. Chaz Schilens was originally selected in the seventh round by the Oakland Raiders in the 2008 NFL Draft, a pick received from the Jets in exchange for defensive end Bobby Hamilton, now retired, in 2004. “I had just really a positive day today,” said Schilens. “It was just too good a place to leave [without signing a contract]. It was a combination of everything that impressed me.  The two most important things were the mindset of the coaching staff on where the team is going, and the overall feeling of the commitment of the team to want to win with this great facility.” “I just always liked playing t...

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