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The New York Jets have signed Braylon Edwards to boost their depleted group of wide receivers. This is a sensible. low-risk move that will likely be very popular with the fanbase considering Edwards’ success with the team in 2009 and 2010. Despite struggling since leaving New York, Edwards had good chemistry with quarterback Mark Sanchez and was a productive vertical receiver for the team, especially throughout 2010 when he had 53 catches for 904 yards and 7 touchdowns. Considering the Jets were looking at starting Jeremy Kerley and Chaz Schilens at receiver this Monday night with Mardy Gilyard as the number three, this provides an immediate upgrade in a needed area.
In the worst-case scenario, the Jets get nothing from Edwards the final three games and let him walk in the off-season at no cost to the 2013 team. In the best case scenario, they get a productive Edwards and bring him back on a low-cost contract in 2013 which gives them needed depth and a mentor to Stephen Hill at split end. Santonio Holmes, Jeremy Kerley, Stephen Hill and Edwards is a good situation to walk into next year with at wide receiver, allowing the Jets to focus on improving in the many other areas they need to.
Edwards has been banged up the past two years but if he is healthy he provides excellent size and good deep speed. There is no reason to think he won’t step into playing a good chunk of reps this Monday Night. Ironically, his Jets debut in 2009 also came on Monday Night and he came up with 5 catches for 64 yards with a touchdown. Considering how the Jets offense has played the past few weeks, any numbers that even approach that would make the signing worthwhile.
Considering that Edwards publicly called the Jets front office “idiots” only a couple weeks ago, this move shows just how desperate people in the front office are to make sure this team finishes strong. Rex Ryan was always a fan of Edwards but Mike Tannnebaum (who is deservedly on the hot seat and should be fired) certainly can’t be and still pulled the trigger on this move. Regardless, the move makes sense from a football perspective and is certainly better than just bringing Jason Hill or Patrick Turner back another time, right? So let’s enjoy that and hope for the best.
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You thought the expression was “Misery loves company.” Well apparently, idiocy does, too, because the Jets have claimed Braylon Edwards off of waivers from the Seattle Seahawks. Either the Jets’ front office pays no attention to social media (yeah, right) or they think that Edwards has spent his off-time being retooled a-la Steve Austin into a better, faster, stronger receiver...
The Jets have picked up their former wideout, Braylon Edwards off of waivers. Remember it was just last week that Braylon referred to Jets management as “idiots” for the way they’ve handled QB Mark Sanchez.
Apparently the Jets are very forgiving and were trying to trade for Edwards a few weeks before the Seahawks cut him. Two seasons ago Sanchez and Edwards had great chemistry...
The New York Jets signed Braylon Edwards on Tuesday, just a week after the veteran wide receiver referred to the people who run the team as idiots.
After Edwards was waived by the Seattle Seahawks, Gang Green put a claim on him and was awarded with the former 2005 first-round pick (selected third overall by the Cleveland Browns) on waivers, the team announced.
The 6-3, 214-pound...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, free agent wide receiver Braylon Edwards could end up signing with the New York Jets, who’ve been depleted at the wide receiver position all season.
After winning yesterday’s game against the Jaguars, the Jets are now 6-7 and only a game out of the wild card race. If they sign Edwards it will give them a better chance of making it to the...
According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets have claimed wide receiver Braylon Edwards off waivers.
Edwards is back with the team that let him sign with the 49ers last season. What’s really funny is just he just bashed the Jets last week, which likely led to him being released by the Seahawks.
This is just so Jets.
New York is contemplating bringing back their former wide receiver Braylon Edwards, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Edwards accumulated 1,445 yards and 11 touchdowns in his 28 games with New York in 2009 and 2010.
Edwards recently blasted the Jets‘ front office on Twitter by way of supporting his former quarterback Mark Sanchez.
“Don’t blame Sanchez...
Jason La Canfora reports that the New York Jets were interested in trading completing a trade with Seahawks for former WR Braylon Edwards.
During the early stages of the season, the Jets were reportedly interested in making a deal with the Seahawks for Edwards after they lost Santonio Holmes for the season. Seattle, however, was not willing to let Edwards go for a mere late-round...
As Braylon Edwards rejoices a reunion with quarterback Mark Sanchez, the wideout's balky hamstring might be a cause for concern leading up to the Jets' Monday Night Showdown against the Tennessee Titans.
Braylon Edwards was pretty good in 2010, and so was Mark Sanchez. The two have pretty much stunk since. Edwards and Sanchez, who connected on 62 passes, eight touchdowns and more than 40 first downs in the New York Jets' 2010 campaign, were reunited this week after an odd sequence of events."We have a good chemistry together," Sanchez said Tuesday, via the Star-Ledger...
Jets Insider Radio will be broadcasting live on Weds night from 9-11 PM with a full preview of the Jets-Titans game on Sunday. We will also update you on all the latest news coming out of Florham Park including the return of WR Braylon Edwards. Joining us tonight is Metro NY and Yahoo! Sports Jets Beat Reporter, Kristian Dyer who will chat with us about Sunday's game and all...
Will Braylon Edwards make Rex Ryan and Mike Tannenbaum look like idiots or geniuses after claiming him off waivers on Tuesday afternoon?