New York Jets Gang Green Daily, 3/30/17: Cap Concerns, Discipline Issues
Dec 24, 2016; Foxborough, MA, USA; New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles watches the action during the first half against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Jets decided to spread the wealth in FA. Will it work? Plus, Todd Bowles provides dummy guide on what not to say to media.

Show me the money! What happened to the New York Jets bank account?

Were they robbed? Let’s take a look at the suspects:

Well, those seem reasonable, nothing to see here. Wait, what’s that over there?

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A-HA!

Russell Okung, you’ve been caught red-handed. How’d you get $25 million? I know you didn’t negotiate your own contract this time.

A 29-year old tackle who has only finished a 16 game season once in his seven-year career? Something seems fishy here …

Wait a second, the Jets didn’t give you that money? Whew, thank goodness, crisis avoided … or was it?

Boy Green had a nice piece talking about the Jets choosing to spend their money on multiple players in lieu of just one big fish. This article stemmed from a nice piece by Rich Cimini of ESPN.


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It hasn’t been all dandelions and butterflies so far this offseason for the Jets. Heck, just at the NFL Owner’s Meetings this week, head coach Todd Bowles made some eyebrow-raising comments on discipline.

“You’re going to always have tardiness with players. It’s part of it,” he said via NewYorkJets.com while attending the owners’ meetings on Tuesday. “Sometimes you’re late to work. It’s life. It’s not life threatening. Those guys, after that, were sharp, and they were fine, and we didn’t have a problem with them after that. Sometimes your alarm clock isn’t going to go off.”

For a coach that dealt with multiple issues last season (Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson being at the front of them), that seemed to be an odd way to answer a question that he had a chance to lay down the letter of the law.

Our very own Robby Sabo explored why this is the root of the issue with Bowles at the helm here: Todd Bowles’ Recent Words Perfectly Highlight New York Jets’ Culture of Incompetence.


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While he didn’t say everything exactly the way he should’ve, he did say something I liked: competition.

We reported yesterday during our “New York Jets Gang Green Morning 3/29 edition” that there would be a QB competition. But Bowles also talked about being more involved with the offense at the Coaches’ Breakfast.

Team Reporter, Eric Allen, got a chance to talk with Sean Payton and ask him about new offensive coordinator John Morton. Payton gave a rave review for his former wide receiver coach.

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Paul A. Esden, Jr.

People call me Boy Green for my unwavering dedication to all things New York Jets. I work at The Score 1260 in Syracuse and I’m extremely passionate about sports. I aspire to continue my rise through the business and hopefully I’ll end up working for the New York Jets in some capacity.