Shurmur called Odell Beckham Jr., who spends his offseason out in LA, and the two met for a good while.
Kids David Ortiz Jersey Based on the conversation, Shurmur said it was his understanding that Beckham will be at the team facility April 9 for the start of the offseason workout program.
We all understand this time of year we can’t talk football. It was a good meeting. I felt like I got to know him a little better. I got a little better sense of who he is.
Head coaches embarking on their first season with a new team usually want to keep the most talented players, and it is no different with Shurmur.
I think Ray Bourque Jersey we always want weapons and obviously he’s been an outstanding player, especially the first three years, Shurmur said.
Based on what he has seen and heard, Shurmur says Beckham is on track coming back from his injury and that all reports are he’ll be ready to go at some point here in the training. Exactly when that is remains to be seen, but there will be no rush to get Beckham on the field before he is ready to roll.
There’s steps he’s got to take but all indications are he’ll be back, healthy by the time we start playing in September, Shurmur said.
When he was cut [by the Dolphins], we looked into him and we talked with the agent, Maccagnan said at the NFL meetings on Monday. We went through our process with him. He made some visits with teams. We extended an offer. We had a deadline on that offer and when that deadline passed, myself and Christopher 鈥?now Todd [Bowles] was informed about this the whole time 鈥?but we made the determination of whether we wanted to stay in the race for him or pull out. We decided at that point in time to pull out.
The Jets viewed Suh as a potential bargain on a one-year deal. They were hoping to get the 31-year-old for a year and then determine whether to make it a long-term arrangement after that.
Suh is a very good player still, not from a statistic standpoint but when you watch him on tape he still has the ability to be a dominant player, Maccagnan said. But we felt pretty good about potentially adding him to the roster. We did quite a bit of work with our scouts and our coaches. We felt very comfortable with him.
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Maccagnan reiterated what Johnson said about players like Robby Anderson and Dylan Donahue, who have recently been arrested.