The Jets have resigned recently released quarterback Chris Pizzotti, a rookie from Harvard.
Pizzotti was cut the day after the preseason opener against the Rams in which QB Erik Ainge completed 10 of 17 passes for 148 yards and a touchdown to lock up the third-string job. He didn't get to play because Ryan said he was "trying to win the game" (the Jets lost, 23-20).
Afterward, the coach felt bad that he didn't give the Harvard product an opportunity.
Huh? Are the Jets being nice and giving this guy a stage to audition for another team? What exactly changed? The Jets are firmly behind Erik Ainge as the third guy. They kept Pizzotti on the bench because they didn't think he was capable of winning. Why take him back?