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This is the latest post in Kurt’s continuing series to identify the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player of All-Time. For an explanation of his methodology for choosing each franchise’s ultimate franchise player, and then how you and he will choose the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player from that list, click here.
Previous selections: ARI | ATL | BAL | BUF | CAR | CHI | CIN | CLE | DAL | DEN | DET | GB | HOU | IND | JAX | KC | MIA | MIN | NE | NO | NYG
So just who is the greatest player in New York Jets history?
Perhaps the answer to this type of question is best left to the know-it-alls on WFAN.
But here we go anyway, and there is a compelling argument depending on the type of criteria you want to use for the honor.
Obviously the Jets have not had nearly the success of their counterparts the Giants over the years. But the Jets do own a place in one of pro football’s most historic games, which goes far in deciding the Jets best player ever.
Before making the final arguments, here’s a look ...
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According to Damond Talbot of NFLDraftZone.com, the New York Jets are bringing in cornerback Eric Crocker of the AFL’s San Antonio Talons for a work out.
As you can see from Crocker’s highlight film, he has some pretty impressive closing speed for a guy who’s 6-2, 195 pounds.
Crocker racked up 70 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries and 3 interceptions in 19 games...
The New York Jets still haven’t come out and admitted that they’re actively trying to trade cornerback Darrelle Revis and head coach Rex Ryan will only continue to claim that he’s not available.
According to Mike Freeman of CBS Sports, the Jets have been talking to teams about Revis for weeks now.
The Jets have been talking to teams about trading Revis FOR WEEKS!
Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports reports that sources have informed him that ”multiple teams” have contacted the New York Jets at the NFL Combine regarding CB Darrelle Revis‘ availability.
Cole mentions that Jets’ management “was all ears” in regards to a potential a deal.
The Jets reportedly haven’t had any discussions with Revis’ representatives in recent weeks...
According to Manish Mehta, the Jets have held discussions with free agent safety LaRon Landry‘s representatives about re-signing him for next season and beyond.
Jets have had discussions & made it known that they’d like re-sign S LaRon Landry. Unknown at this pt how much he’ll command on open market
— Manish Mehta(@MMehtaNYDN) February 27, 2013
The Jets have little...
We reported the news yesterday that the New York Jets were reportedly avoiding Darrelle Revis’ representation at the NFL combine. While at the time the reason was unknown many assumed it was because the Jets didn’t want to address the trade rumors that had been swirling around their star player. Now according to the New York Daily News, we find out that the Jets were actively...
Another day, another sign that the marriage between Darrelle Revis and the New York Jets could be ending in a divorce sooner rather than later. At the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, tram executives and agents typically spend a good amount of time discussing player contracts and exploring new options prior to the official start of free agency. This did not happen with Revis’...
Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reports that the cash strapped New York Jets will attempt to restructure the contract of Santonio Holmes.
Having already cut experienced roster veterans in Bart Scott, Calvin Pace, Eric Smith and Jason Smith. The Jets instead of cutting, are looking to ask another game-maker to restructure his contract to make available more cap room for the forthcoming...
The writing may really be on the wall now for Darrelle Revis, and it doesn’t look for him going forward, to remain a New York Jet.
The New York Daily News is reporting that the Jets brass, including owner Woody Johnson, GM John Idzik, and head coach Rex Ryan, didn’t meet or contact Revis’ representatives one time while they were Indianapolis, which further fuels speculation...
The NFL was in Indianapolis for the last week as the supposed best and hopefully brightest that the college ranks have to offer participate in the Underwear Olympics--an annual right of passage as they await the day they find out what NFL team they will be playing for.
For the teams it is a lot more than that. Coaches and scouts are present to watch, interview, and evaluate...
According to two sources, the 49ers are among a handful of teams that have discussed pursuing Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, Yahoo! Sports reports.Fantasy Spin:San Francisco already has 11 selections in the 2013 Draft and expects to have four more (one from the Alex Smith deal, three from compensation for players lost in free agency last offseason). Adding Revis to an already stacked...
If the Jets won’t show any love to Darrelle Revis than the Sanfrancisco 49ers are more than willing. The 49ers are said to be interested in Revis. They have what the Jets need…draft picks 2013 draft picks and they also could part with a player as well if it isn’t one of their core players. [...]
ESPN’s Chris Mortenson reported on NFL 32 that there’s a good chance that QB Brady Quinn will likely end up with the Jets next season.
Mortenson points to the fact that new Jets’ QB coach David Lee has a history with Quinn and reportedly “likes (Quinn) a lot“.
Quinn, 30, eventually took over for Matt Cassel near the mid-point of the 2012 season. He threw for 1141 yards...
Just when you thought nothing could top the news of the Alex Smith trade, reports are surfacing that the 49ers are poised to make a run at New York Jets DB Darrelle Revis.Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the 49ers are among the teams showing interest in Revis.The 49ers are among a handful of teams that have discussed making a run at Revis this offseason, according to...