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It appears the tumultuous state of the Jets organization left a lasting impression in the minds of players, as one impending free agent is wary about taking his talents to the Big Apple.
Appearing on SiriusXM NFL Radio with Adam Schein Monday, running back Mike Tolbert was asked about who he’d like to play for next season, and gave a not-so-flattering answer when Gang Green was mentioned as a possible destination.
Tolbert on Jets: “They need a running back but I’m not sure about the circus.”
— Adam Schein (@AdamSchein) March 12, 2012
On the other hand, the Jets’ MetLife Stadium co-tenants are a more respectable option to Tolbert, who feels he could fill the void for left by Brandon Jacobs, and “raved” about quarterback Eli Manning.
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by Adam Carman, BGB Assistant EditorBig Blue Nation was rocked this past weekend when the Giants announced they were cutting longtime running back Brandon Jacobs. The widespread emotion seems to be one of rage and sorrow, but this writer believes that the Giants move was long overdue and the team will be better off in the long run. Here are the top three reasons why.3. Finances...
Twitter is abuzz with Mario Manningham’s quotes from today and for those of you who didn’t get a chance to listen to them on the video on Cleveland.com, here is a transcript of the inanity.
Branson Wright “Have you put any thoughts into the Browns at all?”
Manningham “No, not really.”
(Silence… laughter from Chuck and Branson)
Chuck Yarborough – “We’ve heard rumors...
Brandon Jacobs became a free agent after the Giants cut him last week, and he says he “would love” to sign with the Jets.
“I would love to do that,” Jacobs told the New York Post. “It would be an opportunity for me to not have to relocate. I got to do what’s best for my family. Whichever team it is, I think is going to be a lucky team. I got a lot left in me, got a lot...
Brandon Jacobs said goodbye to the New York Giants last week— after the team and the running back couldn't come to a contract agreement— but that doesn't mean the bulldozing Jacobs won't return to Big Blue, according to Justin Tuck.
It sounds like Tuck and a few of his teammates aren't convinced they've seen the last of Jacobs in the backfield for the Giants...
Despite the bad blood between him and Rex Ryan, Brandon Jacobs says he would love to sign with the Jets now that the Giants have released him.
Former New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs told the New York Post that he wouldn’t mind finishing his career with Rex Ryan and the New York Jets.
“I got about three good ones left in me, no question … guaranteed three more years left in me,” Jacobs told the Post.
“I would love to do that,’’ Jacobs said. “It would be an opportunity for me to not have to relocate...
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– Sarita is still in Japan and will be...
The NFL free agency period opens this afternoon at 4pm EST, but don’t expect the San Diego Chargers to be major players, chasing big name stars which become available today. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers are more likely to try to lock up some of their own players and perhaps sign some of the second or third tier free agents which will become...
BroncoTalk.net has learned through multiple sources that the Denver Broncos will target the following players in free agency –
RB Mike Tolbert.
Tolbert is coming off of a big season in San Diego (eight rushing touchdowns) but is not expected to re-sign with the Chargers. The Broncos’ backfield would instantly improve with the acquisition of Tolbert.
NT Paul Soliai.
Most people believe that wherever Peyton Manning decides to play in 2012, he is going to make his decision quickly. Over the weekend, Manning reportedly narrowed his choices down to two or three teams — the Cardinals, Broncos, and Dolphins. Of course, any other “mystery” team like the Titans could come charging in at any second, but for now the aforementioned teams have warranted...