First we had all of this talk with the Giants. Eli Manning and Justin Tuck were lobbying for their team to acquire the perceived malcontent, but both teams would not budge from their bid-ask spread.
However, the Giants landed a top-tier wide receiver in the most recent draft. And then running back Brandon Jacobs went on record to say that he didn’t want Edwards playing for his team. On ESPN 1050, Jacobs proclaimed that while Edwards can be “great,” he felt that Braylon would do nothing for team chemistry. “We don’t need to add a new veteran to the group,” said Jacobs.
Then we had Tony Grossi’s “you heard it here first” remark about a trade to the Jets for Thomas Jones and (hopefully) some additional draft selections. While most fans gave this a once-over and said “no thanks,” Lane Adkins’ latest claims that the team has not only not discussed Edwards with the Jets, but that the Jets have also not put Thomas Jones on the trading block.
So where does this leave us? [Read more...]