Sounds like Idziks plan or the situation he was dealt with speaks to how and why he's doing what he's doing, and it's benefit to the NY Jets.
Why free-agency patience is a good thing
The basic premise of his piece: An intelligent team will wait a bit and can get 90 percent of the player at 50 percent of the price. “What those smart teams will do in this new economy is -- very simply -- be patient. The true stars will disappear off the market early, and the dumber teams will pay a premium for talent to lock them up in the first 24 to 48 hours, but the smart teams will wait. Even if it's just a week, antsy players will see the open slots beginning to fill up around them and settle for far less than they would have at the opening of free agency.”