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NY Jets Release Center Scott Wedige, Sign Offensive Lineman Jason Smith

Today the Jets released Center Scott Wedige who was brought in to possibly back up Pro-Bowl Center Nick Mangold.  Additionally the Jets have also brought back a familiar face to the offensive line. Tackle Jason Smith was cut by the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday and the Jets saw an opportunity to add more [...]

NY Jets Release: B. Scott, C. Pace, J. Smith, E. Smith & Waive J. Baker

The New York Jets have made a few roster moves releasing safety Eric Smith, linebacker Calvin Pace, offensive lineman Jason Smith, linebacker Bart Scott along with waiving h-back Josh Baker who spent last season on injured-reserved. The moves free up $31.265 million in salary cap space: Calvin Pace $8.56 million, Jason Smith $12 million, [...]

Mark Sanchez Could Prevent Jets From Trading Him

All Jets fans by now have heard the numbers regarding the Mark Sanchez contract extension which was made in March of this year.  The $8.25 million guaranteed 2013 salary and the $17.15 million cap hit the Jets take if they release Sanchez. This indescribable error in judgment has left the Jets few options but probably [...]

Jason Smith Trade Analysis: Contract And Salary Cap

The following is an analysis of Jason Smith’s contract and the trade between the Jets and Rams: Smith originally signed a six-year $61 million contract ($33 million guaranteed) after being drafted in 2009 which included a second year $16.3 million option bonus.  When an option bonus is exercised it is prorated, like a signing bonus, [...]

Jets Trade Wayne Hunter To Rams For Tackle Jason Smith

According to reports the Jets have traded embattled right tackle Wayne Hunter to the St. Louis Rams for former 2009 #2 overall pick tackle Jason Smith: Hunter will be reunited with his former offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer in St. Louis while Smith gets a fresh start in New York after struggling with the Rams.  [...]