• Buzz: Cromartie expects to be cut, hopes to re-sign

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Jan 7, 2014
    Cromartie told teammates he expects the Jets to release him, but that he hopes to re-sign after testing the market. “We could have won three other games in the conference during the season that we feel like we should have won with him being our quarterback but we didn’t,” Cromartie said. Cromartie is set to make $5 million roster bonus in March while counting a whopping $15 million against the cap, both of which would be big numbers for a player coming off a better season than Cromartie just turned in. Here’s two options for the Jets should they choose to move forward with Antonio Cromartie. Asked on NFL Network Monday morning if he believes Geno Smith is the team’s franchise quarterback, Cromartie answered in the affirmative. “I honestly think he is. They should cut him, let him shop around, and decide whether they want to match his best offer. However, his struggles this year, coupled with uncertainty over whether the hip issues that slowed him down this year will continue to bother him going forward probably mean that the best he can hope for now is an incentive laden deal with no long-term commitment.
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    • Quote: Cromartie on his Jets’ future

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    • Sunday notes: Cro set to fly?

      The New York Jets are done, but not us: 1. Likely cap casualty: One of the most interesting offseason decisions involves Antonio Cromartie, who is to count $15 million against the 2014 salary cap. That includes a $5 million roster bonus in March. Cromar…
      Source: ESPN.com

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