Monthly Archives: June 2013

Should The Patriots Be Allowed To Void Hernandez’s Guarantees Under NFL Rules

Following up on a recent JetNation article regarding Aaron Hernandez’s contract multiple sources are reporting the New England Patriots were able to void his guaranteed base (season) salaries for 2013 and 14.   Ian Rappoport of NFL.com had written the contract language voiding any future guaranteed salary for Hernandez was omitted: In almost all situations, when [...]

Aaron Hernandez Charged With Murder

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested and charged with the first degree murder of Odin Lloyd today. The difference between first degree murder and other types of murder, such as second degree murder or voluntary manslaughter (sometimes referred to as third degree murder), is that first degree murder is willful and [...]

Can Geno Smith Save the Jets?

For the Jets last year, coming up with good quarterback play seemed harder than getting front-row tickets to “The Book of Mormon.” After leading the Jets to two AFC championships and scoring a $58 million contract, quarterback Mark Sanchez struggled during both the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In 2012, he completed less than 67 percent [...]

Jets Announce 2013 Training Camp Schedule

The Jets formally announced their training camp schedule.  The players will report on Thursday July 25th and the first practice will take place on Friday July 26th.   The full training camp schedule appears below, but it is worth noting that the Jets will hold practices in Florham Park, NJ that will be open to season [...]

Jets Should Take Long Term Approach With Winslow

The recent signing of veteran tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been a welcome addition as the Jets were in need of more depth at the position.  As noted in JetNation’s June 11th minicamp report Winslow was impressive during his first tryout practice, so much so, it seemed obvious he would not be leaving without [...]