Jets playing with fire by messing with their run game; mailbag
The New York Jets have been the biggest players in the NFL's offseason so far. But given two of the moves they made around draft weekend, the criticism of their decisions is bordering on equaling the praise they have received up to this point.
The running back decisions take the cake. The Jets jettisoned
They also traded
But the Jets should be still be fine because they bring back the best line in football, a group with 34 consecutive starts together, right? Wrong. They recently released
Faneca is not the player he once was but is still solid. He was a big part of the successful running attack the Jets had last season. The two guys that started on either side of him the last two seasons,
It could be that both players are just disappointed their friend is gone. Or they could realize that continuity and chemistry are vital to offensive line play and that potentially adding a rookie starter to the mix in
Let's get to some e-mails and tweets ...
With that type of money on the line, I would draft someone I thought was more of a sure thing, like
Check out the UFL this fall. Hundreds of those type of players are in that league, playing for $35,000 to keep the dream alive. The other guys just blend into the real world like you and me.
No, they didn't. Some coaches told me they gave it to their players and told them to read it. But I didn't hear from any of the rookies.
It is amazing to me how one of the best players in the NFL over the past 12 years retires and does so with such little fanfare. Both Ogden and