Found March 16, 2012 on
The New York Jets are continuing their search for a backup quarterback. Heading into free agency, it was speculated that the Jets organization would pursue free agent QB Chad Henne. Henne was a logical connect-the-dots option given that Henne’s former head coach, Tony Sparano is is the Jets current offensive coordinator. Henne stayed in Florida, signing a two-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars worth a reported $6.75 million dollars. The Jets need an experienced backup for QB Mark Sanchez. The organization has decided to move on from aging veteran Mark Brunell who will turn 42. On Thursday, the Jets reportedly brought in Detroit Lions backup QB Drew Stanton. It is being reported by New York media outlets this morning that the Jets will bring in Denver Broncos backup Brady Quinn. Between the duo, Quinn has more starting experience in the NFL. Stanton, has appeared in 13 regular season games, starting just four in his career. In his career, Stanton has thrown just fiv...

New York Jets: Getting Closer To Action

It is easy to be frustrated at the moment if you are a New York Jets fan. The Buffalo Bills signed Mario Williams and have already been crowned the best defense in the AFC East but you should know better than anybody not to buy into March coronations, right? While your anger is justified at right tackle until a player not named Hunter or Ducasse is starting, the Jets do appear to...

New York Jets Would Be Foolish To Sign Meriweather

Nobody is more aware or in support of the New York Jets upgrading their safety position than this website. However, signing free agent safety Brandon Meriweather is far from the right approach when it comes to fixing arguably the team’s weakest spot. If you are looking to sign a player who has seen their play has radically decline the past two years, is a penalty/fine drawing machine...

Mark Sanchez's 'Gutless' Comment Only Intensfies Questions About Ability to Lead Jets

The New York Jets had a season to forget last year. Sitting at 8-5 with their playoff fate in their hands, the Jets lost three straight games and missed the playoffs. However, that was only the beginning of their problems. Reports soon came out that the Jets locker room was in total disarray, peaking when anonymous members of the Jets called out quarterback Mark Sanchez, stating...

Mark Sanchez: Anonymous critics are ‘gutless’

Mark Sanchez has become a frequent target for the media and fans, but he was skewered more than usual this offseason. Former Jets defensive tackle Kris Jenkins said Sanchez needed to grow a pair and become a team leader. At least he attached his name to his criticism. The most notable criticism came from an anonymously sourced NY Daily News article, the contents of which were refuted...

Jets add backup QB Drew Stanton on 1-year contract

The New York Jets have added backup quarterback Drew Stanton with a $1.25 million, 1-year contract. Stanton tells The Associated Press the deal was agreed to Friday, a day after he arrived to meet with team officials. The Jets signed Mark Sanchez to a three-year contract extension last week. Stanton made the most of limited opportunities to play during his first three seasons...

Jets sign WR Schilens, QB Stanton to deals

The New York Jets signed wide receiver Chaz Schilens and quarterback Drew Stanton to contracts. Terms were not disclosed for Schilens, who had just 23 receptions despite playing in 15 games last season for the Oakland Raiders. Schilens has shown promise when healthy, reeling in 72 catches for 902 yards and seven touchdowns since being drafted out of San Diego State in 2008. Stanton...

Schilens Joins Jets

Wide receiver Chad Schilens has agreed to a deal with the New York Jets. Contract details are yet to be disclosed. Fantasy Spin: The Jets are high on Schilens and feel he is even good enough to fill their need for a No. 2 receiver, but that is overly optimisic - going by his poor track record with the Raiders - and is more likely going to work as a sub-package weapon.

Cowboys add safety Pool in free agency

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys have reached a deal with free agent safety Brodney Pool. Coach Jason Garrett said Thursday that Pool is a very athletic safety who makes a lot of plays in the passing game. Terms were not disclosed. Poole played the last two seasons for the New York Jets after five seasons with Cleveland, where he played for Cowboys defensive coordinator...

Jaguars focused on depth with Robinson, Henne signings

Since free agency began Tuesday, the Jacksonville Jaguars have been relatively quiet. They have not, however, been silent. They've recently re-signed key defensive players like Dwight Lowery and Jeremy Mincey. Their only big free agent signings have been that of former Cowboys wide receiver Laurent Robinson and former Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne. The Jaguars signings haven...
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