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Report: Jets Interest in Mike Glennon Could Renew if Reported Price Goes Down

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Reports came out Tuesday that the Jets didn’t have interest in Mike Glennon. Brian Costello makes a clarification.

There was a report from CSN Chicago on Tuesday that the Jets had dropped out of the bidding for Glennon, but a source said that was not true yet. They are still monitoring the situation.

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It would be understandable if the Jets did drop out if reports of Glennon’s price tag are correct. Reports have Glennon making in the $14 million-$15 million a year range, a huge number for a quarterback who has not started in three years and has just 18 career starts.

The way I read this is the Jets are out at the current reported price of $14-15 million. In the event the price goes down, they could jump back in.

If I was running the Jets, that is the approach I would take myself. I think Glennon has some decent potential. There certainly aren’t many options with any sort of potential. I just can’t see committing that kind of money for Glennon’s potential. If the price gets lower, making a play for Glennon has some sense.

I’m not sure the price will go down, though. Crazy money gets thrown around in free agency.