Voluntary workouts in the NFL are just that: voluntary. There’s no punishment if you don’t show up, especially if you have a good excuse. Bills cornerback Shareece Wright appeared to have a good excuse but didn’t use it, and instead went to extreme measures to make sure he showed up.
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The Jets earlier this offseason parted ways with significant pieces such as center Nick Mangold, wide receiver Brandon Marshall, cornerback Darrelle Revis and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick — big moves for a team that underwhelmed in 2016 after going 10-6 and coming a game away from the playoffs in 2015.
After the housecleaning, only long snapper Tanner Purdum is left from the team that went to consecutive AFC championship games under former coach Rex Ryan in 2009 and 2010.
“I’ve never in all my years in and around the league seen something like this,” the GM said. “This is drastic. Why not carry over some of the vets? I can understand certain issues around say a Revis with the arrest and stuff. But Harris and Decker? Those are high character guys. Now there are few leaders in the locker room. This can kill the confidence of a young team and young players, some of (whom) you must be hoping will be part of the rebuild in 2018.
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“Is this the worst roster I’ve ever seen? No. I don’t think they go winless. It isn’t quite that bad. But they as a group, it’s one that will struggle to win more than two games this year.
“As far as compared to the rest of the league? Hands-down this is the worst roster in the Detroit Lions Cheap Jerseys league right now. It’s not really close. They certainly took rebuilding and accelerated Cycling Cheap Jerseys it this past week. I get it. I understand it. There’s a logic to it. But it’s going to hurt this year.”