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Lewis Had First Crack At Jets

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Posted 28 February 2009 - 03:39 PM

In the wake of the Jets' decision to sign linebacker Bart Scott instead of linebacker Ray Lewis, a league source tells us that Lewis actually had the first crack at doing a deal.

The problem? The Lewis camp was making demands that the Jets viewed as unreasonable. And so the Jets passed on Lewis and moved on to Scott.

Though Lewis, as we hear it, wanted to play in New York and Jets coach Rex Ryan, as we hear it, wanted Lewis on the team and (more importantly) in the locker room, the team viewed Scott as an acceptable alternative, especially since he can play inside and outside.

As the source explained it, Ryan was able in his role as the defensive coordinator in Baltimore to protect Lewis, allowing him to avoid the kind of side-to-side movement that his 34-year-old joints might not be able to perform as efficiently.

So with the Jets out of the running and no one else stepping up, it'll be new coordinator Greg Mattison's job to put Lewis in position to continue to succeed.

If, as expected, Lewis returns to the Ravens.
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Posted 28 February 2009 - 03:49 PM

Well Ryan actually said that he sees Scott being better with the Jets because of them having more flexibilty then with Lewis.
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