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Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

Posted on: February 16, 2011 8:50 pm
 
A. Cromartie could be out of a New York uniform next season (US Presswire). Posted by Josh Katzowitz

It’s been quite a month for Jets CB Antonio Cromartie. After an up and down season – in fairness, he was probably more ‘up’ than ‘down,’ but some of his ‘downs’ were really low, Cromartie called Patriots QB Tom Brady an a------ (hell, even Reggie Jackson suggested Cromartie pipe down after that comment).

Then, he blasted the NFL and the NFLPA about the labor dispute and the “no light at the end of the tunnel” progress they had made in negotiating a new CBA (hey, the man needs to get paid).

Then, Cromartie and Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck got into a mini-Twitter war in which Cromartie threatened to smash in Hasselbeck’s face.

So yeah, he’s been pretty classy.

And though it’s questionable whether any of the previous controversies will play a role in the Jets ultimate decision about Cromartie, the NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi, via Pro Football Talk, reported tonight that New York likely will let the upcoming free agent walk away.

That’s because, Lombardi says, the Jets are more interested in retaining the services of WRs Santonio Holmes and Braylon Edwards rather than pay Cromartie a boatload of money.

Cromartie should be fine, though. He’s probably not a top-five cornerback in the NFL, but he certainly could be a team’s No. 1 cover guy. He fulfilled that role with New York when Darrelle Revis was out with injury, and for the most part, Cromartie performed admirably.

UPDATED: The New York Daily News reports that no decision has been made regarding Cromartie and that he's still a priority for the Jets.

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Comments

Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: February 17, 2011 12:25 pm
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

why is this worthless hosebag getting so much PR...he is a waste of skin and is afraid to tackle....the guy is WORTHLESS!



Since: Nov 10, 2006
Posted on: February 17, 2011 11:54 am
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

@

First off, the Jets went into Indianapolis and  New England and took both of them out....I doubt the Steelers could've done that...Gang green will be back next year even stronger. 

Oh yeah for all your franchise s#!t talking, the Packers have more "world championships" (including pre-super bowl) than any franchise...so I leave you with this.

GREEN N YELLOW GREEN N YELLOW

2011 SUPER BOWL CHAMPIONS!!

GO PACK GO!!


Hater.



Since: Apr 23, 2008
Posted on: February 17, 2011 11:25 am
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

Of all the Jets' potential FA's, Cromartie to me is the lowest priority because I believe keeping Edwards and Holmes for Sanchez's development is too important.



Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: February 17, 2011 11:24 am
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

thunderfister---you are either very young or just stupid to make comments like that---most of us on this site were not even born when the jets made thier last super bowl appearance you moron.  3 super bowls in the last 6 years---more super bowl wins than any other team--tied for most super bowl appearances----really sounds like a bunch of losers!  i bet you are really proud of that regular season win, of course you all won when we played w/o troy p and Heath M.  but hey you got taco sanchez to lead you to mediocrity. 



Since: Nov 21, 2006
Posted on: February 17, 2011 11:22 am
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

Maybe it was in reference to the "should have been convicted" felon Ray Lewis.



Since: Mar 12, 2009
Posted on: February 17, 2011 11:02 am
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

All teams filmed walk throughs the only thing was Mangina snitched.....at least your teams new name should be the NY 69'ersget a clue fool



Since: Dec 21, 2006
Posted on: February 17, 2011 10:59 am
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

he gotta get paid.  how he gone afford all dem kee-ids???



Since: Dec 6, 2010
Posted on: February 17, 2011 10:50 am
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

"must have bad feet for the J-E-T-S, losers, losers losers, to consider dumping the guy"

Settle down now.  Your Steelers got beat by the Jets during the regular season and just beat them in the playoffs- clealry not a dominant win.  I have nothing but respect for the Steelers but remember, your Steelers got embarrassed in front of the most viewed TV event EVER in this years Super Bowl!!!  Before you start calling the Jets losers, take a look at your own team because I will bet you that more people think of the Steelers as losers because of their loss in front of football fans and non-football fans.  So go bury your head in the sand guy...your Steelers are also losers, losers, losers!



Since: Mar 15, 2010
Posted on: February 17, 2011 10:35 am
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

He'll be wanted by a lot of teams!



Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: February 17, 2011 10:30 am
 

Report: Jets willing to lose Cromartie

must have bad feet for the J-E-T-S, losers, losers losers, to consider dumping the guy. 


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