Jets out of running for Antonio – Good or bad thing? Dan Leberfeld

On Tuesday, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport announced the Jets are “in the mix” for Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown.

On Wednesday, Rapoport announced they are no longer in the running.

This isn’t necessarily bad news for the Jets.

Adam Gase is trying to establish a strong culture with his new team, so why bring in Brown, who recently said on ESPN, “I don’t even have to play football if I don’t want. I don’t even need the game. I don’t need to prove nothing to anyone. If they wanna play, they going to play by my rules. If not, I don’t need to play.”

Why would you want a guy in your locker room with this attitude if you are trying to build a new culture?

Also, do you want a diva receiver, who needs the ball a lot, getting in the head of your young, developing QB. A prima donna receiver is the last thing Sam Darnold needs now. He needs to learn to go through his progressions better and throw to the open guy, not worry about forcing the ball to a receiver demanding the rock.

Brown is obviously very talented, but the wrong guy at wrong time right now for Gang Green.

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