Eric Decker will be going from playing with one of the all time great quarterbacks in NFL history to hauling in passes from Michael Vick and/or Geno Smith. While some might see a dropoff there, the Jets’ prized free agent pickup says that he sees “a lot of talent” at the QB position with Gang Green, writes Brian Costello of the New York Post. Here’s more out of the AFC East..
- Jets running back Chris Johnson took to Twitter last night to let everyone know that he’d like to see Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson join him in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Today, he explained that some more to reporters, including Newsday’s Kimberley Martin. “His situation, I don’t think the Texans will let him go, but me playing in the AFC South, facing him twice and every year, he’s a very good player and he’s also a friend,” Chris Johnson said, as he addressed the media in a cramped press room on Day 2 of OTAs. “So any time you’ve got a friend in the league, you always want to play with them.”
- Former Sabres owner Tom Golisano has met with Bills officials and public leaders, and informed them of his interest in purchasing the franchise, people involved with the negotiations told John Wawrow of the Associated Press. One person added that Golisano has also had talks with developer Scott Congel to be his partner in the potential ownership group.
- Marty Mornhinweg‘s challenge will be to integrate the Jets‘ new pieces into his offensive system, writes Rich Cimini of ESPN.com.