The NFL is not fond of relocation. League policy “favors stable team community relations” and states that “no club has an entitlement to relocate simply because it perceives an opportunity for enhanced club revenues in another location.” Ultimately, there needs to be the right set of circumstances and a new owner must clear several hurdles before moving a team, including a three-quarters vote of NFL owners.
“It’s not that he didn’t break any. But he’s got to break some more. There is room that we could potentially utilize him more (as a pass receiver). He has good natural hands, good speed.”
“Jets whiffed on top free agent RB choice: Donald Brown. Missed out on mJD too. (New York) has some level of interest in Chris Johnson if available,” Manish Mehta of The Daily News tweeted on Monday.
New York has salary cap space to sign Johnson, whose speed would complement power-running halfback Chris Ivory. The Jets are also looking for depth in the backfield, given Ivory’s history of trouble staying healthy.
The Patriots are still looking for a goal-line back after the bruising LeGarrette Blount departed for Pittsburgh last week. Shane Vereen and Stevan Ridley stand to be featured in the Patriots‘ attack, but New England regularly utilizes three backs.