Report: Jets no longer in market for Marshall

The New York Jets have expressed they are not interested in WR Brandon Marshall. (Greg Trott / Associated Press)

Brandon Marshall is running out of time to get an offer sheet from another team as a restricted free agent.

With 10 days remaining to sign restricted free agents to offer sheets, the market for Marshall remains at a murmur, save for his visit to Seattle early during the free agency period. The Seahawks appear to be taking a wait-and-see approach on Marshall, with coach Pete Carroll saying almost two weeks ago there is still “some potential” for a deal.

Another destination that has run hot and cold on the rumor mill — the New York Jets — appears to be out at this point. According to the Daily News, league sources maintain the Jets are not interested in signing or trading for Marshall.

Marshall was extended a first-round tender by the Broncos, a significant level of compensation for teams who might believe that price will come down during or after the draft. If the Broncos lower their reported demands for a first-round pick as part of a trade, however, perhaps other suitors would emerge.

Denver Post columnist Dave Krieger updated us last week on teams that could be interested in Marshall, listing the Buccaneers, Jaguars, Panthers, Redskins and Bears. Initially, some are more realistic than others. Following the trade for Donovan McNabb, the Redskins are without picks in the second and third rounds. The Panthers are without a first-round pick, the Jaguars have no second-round pick, and the Bears have no picks in the first two rounds. The Bucs are in the best position, with two second-round picks.

But we haven’t discussed the possibility of teams trading a 2011 pick for Marshall, either.

Guidelines: Fan feedback should be within the guidelines for the NFL community. These guidelines will be used to identify those comments that will be removed from display on the site. Please keep your comments relevant to the topic, not abusive or combatant towards other fans, and don’t share any personal details. Use the “Report” link to help keep the community at its best.

Comments may be no longer than 2000 characters and will post to the site shortly after submitting.

Powered by WordPress.com VIP | Subscribe (RSS)

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,422 other followers