Florham Park, N.J.- They say that speed kills and that was never more apparent than last Sunday as the Raiders used their superior speed to dash around the edges and tare up the Jets defense. It may be too late to do anything about what happened last Sunday, but it’s never too late to look to improve in the immediate future and that’s exactly what the Jets are trying to do by signing Aaron Maybin to the 53-man active roster.
After a disappointing start to his career in Buffalo, the Bills severed ties with the former first-round draft pick, officially stamping him with the dreaded ‘bust’ label. The Jets briefly gave him new life when they signed him during training camp and it’s safe to say he came in and played above most peoples’ expectations. No one was surprised when Maybin made the initial 53-man roster, but many fans were angrily confused when the team turned around and cut him the following day to make room for waiver wire signings. (more…)