It Is Clear the New York Jets Did Not Want Shaun Ellis Back

Rex Ryan apparently refuses to wish Shaun Ellis well.

Rex on Shaun Ellis: "The fact that he chose them.. there's no way I'm going to wish him well. There's no chance of that."

 

With all due respect Rex, I may have been born at night, but it wasn't last night (Actually that's a lie. I was born in the morning). The Jets can make all kinds of bluster about how they wanted Ellis back. Their actions suggest they did not. Ellis had made noise for over a year that he wanted a new contract from the team. The Jets did not want to negotiate one. The offer the team made once Ellis hit free agency was for the minimum. It was made to be turned down.

Florio said on Thursday (I know) the Jets had almost $9 million in cap space. If they really wanted Ellis, they could have kept him. The fact of the matter is that there are a lot of young defensive linemen here now that while unproven, have great potential. The Jets seem to feel they can fill the void at a cheaper price.

I am disappointed that Ellis did not come back, but it is clear the Jets feel like going forward without him is a better way to go. I do not care how they try to save face with the fans by claiming they tried their best to keep a popular player.

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