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2012 Training Camp Preview: Offense

By Dennis Agapito and Ron Pickett - (Link Defense) (Link Special Teams) Teams are allowed to carry 90 players into training camp but only 53 make the final roster. They will fill the eight member practice squad with developmental or emergency call-up players. Any candidate for the practice squad will have to clear waivers first [...]

Jets Agree To Contract Terms With Draft Selection Robert T. Griffin

According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News the Jets have signed the last of their three sixth round draft picks Robert T. Griffin (OG- Baylor): The Daily News has learned that the Jets have come to terms on a four-year deal with sixth-round offensive lineman Robert T. Griffin. [tweet_embed id=202455205659410432] The Jets [...]

The Jets Rookie’s Contracts, The Rookie Wage System And The Salary Cap

Thanks to the NFL’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) signing drafted rookies has become faster and easier.  Many people think the “rookie wage system” is new but it was actually implemented in the 1993 CBA, but revised in 2011, to remove loopholes which allowed the system to be circumvented.  The improved “rookie wage scale” in [...]