Only a couple days removed from the earth-shattering LeSean McCoy-to-Buffalo transaction, another, more predictable player was sent packing to a new team.
Acquired from Chicago for a fifth-round draft pick, Brandon Marshall is a Jet.
Geno Smith, you have no more excuses.
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With Eric Decker, Percy Harvin (for now) and Marshall on roster, New York’s revamped wide receiver corps, a terrible unit two seasons ago, is now quite respectable. Decker and Marshall are big, physical receivers capable of racking 90-plus catches apiece. They’re adept route runners and strong red-zone targets. Their presence could open up the underneath screen/slant game for the shifty Harvin. In light of Marshall’s arrival, the often disgruntled wideout must be wearing a smile.
Assuming Smith is manning the controls, Marshall’s fantasy value obviously takes a step back. However, all is not entirely lost. New Jets coach, Todd Bowles, is defensive-minded,Read More »from Rapid React: Jets install Marshall plan, acquire WR from Bears