Found February 08, 2012 on
Despite being benched for the final game of the regular season and feuding with QB Mark Sanchez, WR Santonio Holmes remains a member of the New York Jets. This morning was the deadline for the New York Jets organization to make a decision on Santonio Holmes and whether or not he would remain on the club due to a trigger in his contract. If he remained on the roster as of this morning, Holmes has now hit the escalator in his contract which guarantees him $7.5 million dollars of his 2013 contract.
The New York Jets are now guaranteed to pay Holmes $15.25 million over the next two seasons.
Holmes was referred to as being a “cancer” in the locker room by an unnamed player after the conclusion of the regular season. NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi suggested that the guaranteed contracts which the Jets have filled their roster with are the root of some of the problems surrounding the organization currently. “If Santonio is on the team in February, he’s guaranteed the nex...
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There are plenty of New York Jets fans calling for the head of Santonio Holmes today. It isn’t happening. It was never going to happen. Yes, they are now on the hook for not just his 7.75 million this year but also his 7.5 million next year and honestly it was a no brainer for the organization not to release him today.
You have every right to be pissed off with his 2011 season...
The New York Jets are banking on wide receiver Santonio Holmes and quarterback Mark Sanchez working out their differences.
A clause in Holmes' five-year contract was trigged Wednesday morning, guaranteeing the wideout $7.5 million for the 2013 season.
Holmes, who just completed his second season with the Jets, was already assured of guaranteed money for 2012.
New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes took to his Twitter account to reach out to quarterback Mark Sanchez on Sunday.
Shortly after the "other" New York-area team won the Super Bowl, Holmes set his sights on next season.
"Hope your getting as antsy as me for the 2012-13 season to start," Holmes tweeted. "One more day til we start to make that journey...
The Jets have maintained that Santonio Holmes was going to return next season despite his highly publicized rift with quarterback Mark Sanchez. Now that Holmes is still a Jet Thursday, there's little doubt he's going anywhere.
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Santonio Holmes was shipped out of Pittsburgh and very few suitors came a knockin’ before the 2010 season. The Jets brought the troubled WR on board and signed him to a $45 million deal that included a $7.75 million guarantee. He was due an additonal $7.5 million after the second waiver period. That was Tuesday the 7th.
The Jets made...
It appears Santonio Holmes is sticking around _ just as the New York Jets said he would.
It appears Santonio Holmes is sticking around - just as the New York Jets said he would.
NEW YORK (AP) -- It appears Santonio Holmes is sticking around -- just as the New York Jets said he would.
It appears Santonio Holmes is sticking around -- just as the New York Jets said he would.
The Jets made good on their promise to keep wideout Santonio Holmes on Wednesday morning, and their wallet is a lot lighter because of it.
Before Tuesday, the Jets owed receiver Santonio Holmes $7.75 million in guaranteed base salary in 2012. They now owe him another $7.5 million in guaranteed base salary in 2013. A report from Brian Costello of the New York Post prompted a second look at Holmes’ contract. The $7.75 million for 2012 already was guaranteed. The…