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The Jets Blog:
"To me, I went from Baltimore to here [the Texans]. I don’t know what you’re talking about when you mention that other place, but this place here I’m excited about.
The two teams that I’ve played for — Tennessee and Baltimore — that’s all I care about. They respected what I did as a player — inside the locker room, on the field and outside the locker room. That’s all I care about.
"What went on with that other team . . . it won’t tarnish my career, not one bit."
Derrick Mason on his time with the New York Jets
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Following back-to-back lopsided losses to the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots, wide receiver Derrick Mason had a few choice words for New York Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer and was subsequently traded to the Houston Texans. The always professional but sometimes outspoken Mason wasn’t getting the targeted passes he was looking for, and now hopes...
Derrick Mason on the New York Jets?Never happened.At least that’s what Mason thinks.“To me, I went from Baltimore to here [the Texans],” Mason told The New York Post after the Ravens beat his new team 29-14 in which Mason caught 3 … [visit site to read more]Derrick Mason says time with Jets never happened - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan Site - News,...
If the Jets didn’t have faith in Mason’s production, it’s possible they thought he was a better fit in Houston’s system. The “conditions” of the draft pick they received from the Texans are as follows:
If Mason catches 33 or more passes, the Jets receive a seventh-round pick in exchange for the veteran wideout. If Mason catches 32 or less passes while with Houston this...
BALTIMORE -- The record books will tell you Derrick Mason debuted for the fourth team of his NFL career when he played for the Texans against the Ravens yesterday at M&T Bank Stadium.
Mason will tell you the Texans are his third NFL team.
As far as...
So what exactly happened within the team to send Derrick Mason packing? If you buy the Jets’ official line, and what Mike Tannenbaum has said, then it’s merely a question of performance and money. Tannenbaum’s quote soon after the deal was made was that Mason “just didn’t play the level that he had hoped and we had hoped.” And so Derrick Mason was demoted against the...
NEW YORK - One of the reasons Derrick Mason came to the Jets was his hope of pursuing a broadcasting career in...
Two mid-week trades and plenty of injury news highlight another busy week in the NFL. With so many surprise teams playing well this season, every win and loss is magnified this season, even as early as Week 6.
Here are some news and trends to take into account for this week’s NFL betting action.
Derrick Mason and Aaron Curry will start right away
Did the Jets trade Plaxico Burress, too?
For most of last night's 24-6 victory over the Dolphins, it seemed like Burress had been exiled like his buddy Derrick Mason. Burress had one catch for 16 yards in the game, and it didn't come until there was 2:02...