August 17, 2012; New Orleans, LA, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Mike Thomas (80) during their preseason football game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-US PRESSWIRE
Jaguars wide receiver Mike Thomas has been an afterthought on the season so far, but the New York Jets are desperate for a wide receivers after injuries to the position. Should the Jaguars try to pawn off a bad contract?
The New York Jets are struggling on offense, much like the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jets offense is about to get much worse however, as wide receiver Santonio Holmes is likely out for the season is a lisfranc injury. The Jets second-round pick Stephen Hill is also nursing a leg injury, and the team just signed Jason Hill (heh) to their roster.
The Jets are desperate for a wide receiver.
Mike Thomas, who had an awful training camp but rebounded in the preseason, has once again disappeared. He's struggling to get open and has dropped a pass or two when he's actually targeted. The Jets might be in the situation where they're grasping at straws to help the position, so peddling Mike Thomas and his contract may be an idea that just might work.
It's not likely you'd net much in a trade, possibly a conditional sixth or seventh round pick, but you would also dump off a bad contract and a player who apparently has a bad attitude when the ball isn't coming his direction, from what I've been told.
Will it happen? Probably not.
But hey, it's something to think about.