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Tannenbaum; Draft Genius, Salary Cap Novice

There is lots of talk about Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum and whether he’ll be back with the team next season.  Tannenbaum is often described as a “salary cap genius” in regards to his knowledge of contracts and the cap process but his drafting and talent evaluation gets criticized as causing an overall decline in [...]

Tim Tebow’s Potential Salary Incentive Explained

There's been some speculation that the Jets are holding QB Tim Tebow back from playing because of a mid-level incentive in his contract.  If Tebow were to obtain this incentive it would dramatically increase his 2013 ($5 million) and 2014 ($6.25 million) salary. Some of the payback/escalator amounts may have changed, or been the Broncos [...]

Sanchez And Tebow: Jets Are Painted Into A Corner

After a disappointing 2011 season which ended with three straight losses, the Santonio Holmes theatrics in the final game left a bad taste in all Jets fans mouths, especially after back-to-back AFC Championship appearances. Quarterback Mark Sanchez led the Jets in his first two seasons, since being drafted in 2009, to those championship game appearances [...]

Jets 2012 Draft Picks

Now that the NFL has announced compensatory picks there is a clear picture of where the Jets will be choosing in this year's draft.  The team was recently awarded four additional picks under NFL compensation rules but these four picks may not be traded under any circumstances.  There are a total of 253 picks in this year’s draft, [...]

Tim Tebow’s Contract Details

There has been lots of confusion about Tim Tebow’s contract and exactly what he is going to cost.   The following is an analysis of his contract:  please note that this is pieced together as best as possible using available resources.  Hopefully over the next few days more specific contract details will be announced but this [...]

Jets PR On Stanton Trade

This is the shortest official press release that we have ever received from the Jets. The New York Jets have traded QB Drew Stanton to the Indianapolis Colts. Terms of the trade are undisclosed. The announcement was made by General Manager Mike Tannenbaum. Stanton (QB/6-3/230/Michigan State/Farmington Hills, MI) joined the Jets as an unrestricted free [...]

Jets Trade Drew Stanton To Colts

After the season ended, GM Mike Tannenbaum stated that the QB depth chart would look very different for the Jets next season.  What nobody anticipated was the revolving door and drama of this past week.  On March 16th the Jets signed Drew Stanton to be the backup QB.  The deal was worth a reported 1.25 [...]

Stanton Wants Out

Once the Tebow deal was made official, you could see this coming from a mile away as ex-No.2 QB Drew Stanton who signed last week wants out.  He prefers to be released but a trade out would work well for him as well. The Daily News has learned that Stanton would prefer to be released [...]