The Jets painted an enormous image for Derek Carr.
Gang Inexperienced hosted the free agent quarterback on Monday and the go to went “rather well from either side,” in line with ESPN’s Dianna Russini.
“They had been fairly clear with him — they advised him he’s an excellent quarterback, they advised him he’s obtained a legit surrounding solid of gamers,” Russini said on “NFL Live” on Tuesday. “… they ran top-to-bottom of why Derek Carr can step in right here and take this group, not simply to the playoffs, however to the Tremendous Bowl.”
Whereas the Jets aren’t alone is courting Carr — he visited with the Saints however wouldn’t give his permission to be traded by the Raiders earlier than they launched him — they did supply a grandiose imaginative and prescient of what the 31-year-old might accomplish in New York.
“[The Jets] made it tremendous private, too,” Russini mentioned. “They mentioned ‘We imagine should you come to New York and win, you may be a first-ballot Corridor of Famer.’
Based on Carr’s brother, David, an NFL Community analyst and former quarterback, Derek “hit if off” with Jets coach Robert Saleh.
“He went there to get a really feel for the way they work from the highest down,” David Carr mentioned on “NFL Whole Entry” on Monday. “Everybody he met, and we knew he would love Robert Saleh. I’ve identified Robert for some time. He’s incredible they usually hit it off and they’d like to work collectively.”
The nice vibes round assembly might show to be problematic for the Jets as they attempt to remedy one of many largest organizational points after Zach Wilson’s second-year face plant.
The Publish’s Brian Costello reported forward of the Tremendous Bowl that the Jets engaged in “preliminary discussions” with the Packers concerning Aaron Rodgers, although the mercurial QB has but to make up his thoughts concerning his future in Inexperienced Bay. Ready for the 39-year-old to resolve might see Carr go off the market and depart the Jets in a pricey state of affairs when it comes to commerce belongings and wage cap hit in the event that they had been unable to land a quarterback in free company.