There is a line from a big hit song by the Beatles.
“Money can’t buy me love.”
That line can be applied to free agency.
In recent years, the Jets paid certain players a fortune to don the green and white, they took the money, but never seemed to be into playing for Gang Green.
They were there, but they weren’t really there, if you know what I’m saying.
At least linebacker Anthony Barr, who left the Jets at the altar last year after agreeing to terms, was honest about his feelings. He bolted at the 11th hour and returned to the Minnesota Vikings.
His heart wasn’t truly into playing for the Jets and moving to this part of the country.
So the Jets need to be careful.
Read the tea leaves, and stay away from players who just love the offer, but not the team.
The Jets need to keep these kind of individual contractors out of their locker room moving forward.
They’re bad for a team’s football culture.
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