The New York Jets released Jerricho Cochery, as expected, on Thursday afternoon. His absence, combined with the previous departure of receiver/returner Brad Smith, leaves a gap in the New York receiving corps. Dustin Keller is the rock-solid tight end in the offense, and the team did work quickly to sign both Santonio Holmes and Plaxico […]

Last week, Channing Crowder of the Dolphins had an issue recalling the name of venerable receiver Derrick Mason, referring to the longtime star as “the old guy.” He did demonstrate appreciation of Mason’s talent with a nod to his career once his memory was jogged. It didn’t matter. The bulletin board material appeared and the […]