It is my belief that the New York Jets fired Eric Mangini more for the pick of Vernon Gholston in 2008 than for the failed experiment with Brett Favre. As a rookie, Gholston was a disaster and the Jets missed the playoffs, when the Jets could have selected QB Joe Flacco.á Perhaps Gholston will eventually emerge, as Bryan Thomas has, but as of now, Gholston is in the "flop" category. Fortunately for the Jets, they were able to trade up in the 2009 Draft with none other than Mangini's Browns and select QB Mark Sanchez, at a bargain rate.á Now the Browns have sent receiver Braylon Edwards to the Jets, as well. Sounds to me that Mangini has been trying to *atone* for his sins with the Jets and ensure that when and if the Browns terminate Mangini once again, that Mangini will be able to find ...
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