Posts Tagged ‘Braylon Edwards’

The Case For and Against Braylon Edwards

Thursday, May 9th, 2013
Braylon Edwards

Should the Jets bring back Braylon Edwards? (Photo: US Presswire)

By Ryan Alfieri, Editor

On the surface, it is a perplexing fact that Braylon Edwards is anywhere but Florham Park this August. Not only was Bralyon a tremendous asset during the 2009 and 2010 seasons, but he was effective as a late-season addition last year and would give the team much needed depth at a position of need.

However, there are always reasons why such moves are not made. Bringing in older veterans stunts the growth of younger players, and for a rebuilding team like the Jets, adding older veterans is no way to build a team for the long-term.

So, which one is it? Let’s take a deeper look at both side of the argument.

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Report: Braylon Edwards to Return to New York Jets

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
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The Jets are hoping Braylon Edwards can give their offense a boost. (Photo: US Presswire)

By Ryan Alfieri, Editor

As reported on SportsCenter, wide receiver Braylon Edwards appears to be headed for a second tour in New York and return to the Jets, according to their sources. This move has been rumored heavily over the past two days as the Jets are in desperate need of a receiver with Stephen Hill likely out for extended time with a sprained knee.

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The World of WPA: What Braylon and Plaxico Mean to the Jets Winning Ways

Monday, August 1st, 2011

In the NFL, it is extremely hard to quantify exactly how much a player matters to a winning team. However, in the world of NFL metrics, such a statistic already exists.

It is called “win probability added,” and it is not nearly as complicated nor as hard to understand as it seems. Let’s take a look at it.

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Jets Free Agents: Keep ‘Em or Trash ‘Em

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Should the Jets keep or trash Braylon Edwards this offseason?

With a new collective bargaining agreement seemingly eminent (*knocks on wood*) the Jets must turn to their salary cap situation which, to be frank, is not great.

The Jets currently have 111 million dollars in cap commitments toward next season, and considering that the salary cap has been decreased to 120 million dollars, it is an imperative for Mike Tannenbaum to showcase financial flexibility in this upcoming offseason. Unfortunately, the Jets also have the least amount of players under contract of any team in the NFL, which adds to the urgency of the situation.

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