The Jets’ rebuilding effort will likely take another veteran off the roster Tuesday as Eric Decker is expected to be released or traded by the team this week.
Jets coach Todd Bowles said Tuesday he was “not sure” about Decker’s status with the Jets after hip and shoulder surgeries limited him to three games last season. General manager Mike Maccagnan later said the Jets had informed Decker they would “move forward” without him.
He can’t just be third in a committee with Jeremy Hill, coming off more ineffectiveness, or Giovani Bernard, coming off major injury. With the Bengals taking the highest type of risk with Mixon, anything else than the richest reward won’t do. He needs to come through as a featured talent, stat.
Now that Mixon is officially a Bengal, the Cincinnati rookie is best off staring into the heavy glare and doing everything with his teammates and coaches to deflect some of it.
The Bengals believed enough in Mixon to draft him, despite a videotape of him assaulting a woman. They won’t apologize for the pick, but already should have accepted they’ll never convince Hockey Jerseys Cheap everyone to accept it. That doesn’t mean they don’t go all in trying to do so.
But Wilson told reporters “he wouldn’t have any issue” if the Seahawks signed Kaepernick.
They span the spectrum. McCown signed for $6 million and will Jerseys Supply compete for the Jets’ starting job; Simms spent last year with the Falcons’ practice squad. Their ages range from their mid-20s to late-30s; some were starters last season, and others were never active for a game. There are former top-10 picks (Gabbert, who ended last year as Kaepernick’s backup) and undrafted free agents and everything in between.