Archive for May 4th, 2009

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Jets should sign Plax

Jets Rumors & News

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is on record saying he would support the franchise if they signed former Giants WR Plaxico Burress. Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum contacted  his agent Drew Rosenhaus before the NFL draft to inquire about Plax’s legal situation. The GM was performing a tactic called “due diligence”. Head Coach Rex Ryan also said he is waiting to see what happens with the legal matter regarding the receivers availability. No other NFL team has come out with public interest about Burress.

Burress is a controversial figure with character concerns but is a very talented. The Jets tried to trade up for Florida WR Percy Harvin during the NFL Draft but were unsuccessful. Harvin, is another player with character issues who failed a drug test at the NFL Combine in February. The team is relying on their current receivers on the roster after never finding a replacement for WR Lavaranues Coles. The top of the Jets WR depth chart is David Clowney and Brad Smith,they caught a combined 13 passes …

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