The wide receiver saga continues, at least for another few hours as both free agent wide receivers Derrick Mason and Malcom Floyd remain on the market. Mason reportedly visited with Rex Ryan and the New York Jets on Thursday, but a deal was not struck.
As BSR reported, Mason’s price for the Jets is too steep for what they are looking for out of the 37 year old receiver.
After Thursday’s practice, Ravens coach John Harbaugh told the media that Mason and him had exchanged text messages over the “last couple of days.” “We didn’t actually talk about that [his visit to the Jets],” Harbaugh said according to Jamison Hensley. “I didn’t ask and he didn’t volunteer. So, that’s all part of the business. We’ll just have to see how it goes.”
Aaron Wilson did tweet on Thursday that Rex Ryan informed reporters that the Jets would likely sign Derrick Mason. Wilson thinks it will happen, but Rexy probably thought they’d sign Asomugha too. Too soon?
Mason was supposed to make $4.5 million with Baltimore this season, while the Ravens are expected to sign Floyd for just over $3 million. Baltimore is just $3,558,000 million under the cap according to Pro Football Talk. Teams mostly comply to the cap by 4 PM tomorrow.