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The New York Jets have re-signed linebacker Josh Mauga, one of the team's four restricted free agents, to a one-year contract.
Agent Michael Hoffman confirmed the deal on his Twitter page Saturday. Mauga is a key backup and special teams performer who missed 11 games last season with a torn pectoral muscle.
The Jets decided not to offer Mauga a low tender offer of $1.32 million, and instead were able to re-sign him at presumably an even lower amount.
The Jets' other RFAs are tight end Jeff Cumberland, who received the $1.32 million tender, long snapper Tanner Purdum and offensive tackle Austin Howard.
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According to Connor Orr of The Star-Ledger the Jets have reportedly "made a qualifying offer," to Jeff Cumberland at a "low-level tender that will cost the team $1.32 million." This type of low-level tender does not allow for the Jets to receive a draft pick if another team signs Cumberland, it would simply give the Jets the right to match any offer another team...
With free agency basically kicking off this weekend, the Turn On The Jets 12 Pack is going to submit predictions for the New York Jets off-season at each position. It won’t be a flashy off-season but it will be the beginning of a needed rebuild
1. Quarterback - The Jets are going to sign two veteran free agents, likely either David Garrard, Brady Quinn or Kevin Kolb if he is...
According to Kareem Copeland of NFL.com, the New York Jets have asked receiver Santonio Holmes to take a pay cut to help the team acquire some free agents. Good luck.
Holmes has been one of the more selfish players, arguing with quarterback Mark Sanchez in the huddle, trashing teammates in the locker room, so if he agrees it will come as a big surprise. Copeland writes:
According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, the Jets have asked wide receiver Santonio Holmes to take a pay cut.
The two sides are still talking, according to a source, with the Jets insisting that he reduce his $11 million base salary. The team needs the cap space as it heads into free agency.
It’s a bit complicated because Holmes is guaranteed $7.5 million whether he’s on...
According to Jeff McLane of Philly.com, a rumor has been circulating that the Eagles are getting ready to make an offer to the Jets for cornerback Darrelle Revis. There’s already a rumor brewing in certain NFL circles that Eagles general manager Howie Roseman has been crunching the numbers and putting together an offer to bring the 27-year-old Revis to Philadelphia. Others around...
Jeff Cumberland, not Dustin Keller was the New York Jets' leading tight end in 2012. And Cumberland just might have a better shot at being on New York's roster this upcoming season.According to Connor Orr of the Star-Ledger, the Jets tendered Cumberland, a restricted free agent, Friday.They put the lowest-level tender on the second-year tight end, which is worth $1.32 million...
No one knows who is really interested in Darrelle Revis. So, many different factors to consider, that I am sure teams are going back and forth, if it is worth the risk.
If this was a 100% healthy Darrelle Revis it would be a no-brianer, but it isn’t, so teams are hesitant to give up draft picks and big money to him.
Broncos according to reports though, are inquiring.
Darrelle Revis could be changing shades of green next season.
Rumors abound that the New York Jets are frantically shopping their star cornerback. One team that’s rumored to be interested is the Philadelphia Eagles, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Jeff McLane reports Eagles general manager Howie Roseman is putting an offer together to bring Revis to Philadelphia.
To trade him or not to trade him, that is the multi-million dollar question. The Green and White Report podcast team takes a look at a few potential landing spots for the Jets' star cornerback and whether Darrelle Revis will ultimately leave the Big Apple this offseason.
Tim Tebow has been one athlete open about his Christianity and by doing so has received his share of backlash. His comments on Friday at Liberty University is sure to raise more talk.
“In the end, football is just a silly game. Greatness comes from serving,” Tebow reportedly told the crowd.
Tebow will continue his stay at the university this weekend to participate in the Wildfire...