It's been a wild offseason filled with a flurry of moves for the Jets, and they could be primed to make yet another this week.

LB Adalius Thomas was officially released by the Patriots today, fueling speculation he's headed for New York for a reunion with Rex Ryan and Bart Scott. A source told Newsday the Jets are interested in the former Baltimore Raven, who fell out of favor with Bill Belichick and never lived up to the five-year, $35 million deal he signed with the Patriots in 2007 after seven seasons with Baltimore.

Earlier this offseason, Scott created a few headlines (there's a shock, right?) when he mentioned during a radio interview with ESPN's Mike & Mike that he wanted to come to New York and play for the Jets.

"It's funny," Scott said during the interview. "I was hanging with Adalius Thomas for Super Bowl weekend. We're buddies from back in the day. He made it public that he's expressed an interest in joining Rex. I think some of his better years of his career have been a part of the Ravens' defense and under Rex Ryan's tutelage. It'll be exciting."

Thomas doused the flames on that fire, however, when he wrote an email to the Boston Globe explaining that he never told anyone he wanted to play for the Jets.

Well, we'll see if he does now.

Thomas is also apparently drawing interest from several teams. Should the Jets sign him, that would likely spell the end for LB Bryan Thomas. Even though Ryan said last week that Thomas wouldn't be released and seemed bothered by an internet report suggesting that would be the case, B.T. has to be the odd man out if the Jets get Thomas' services.


Calvin Pace surely isn't going anywhere and we know they aren't going to get rid of the newly-signed Jason Taylor. Vernon Gholston is moving to defensive end, so he's out of the picture as well. (I know, most wish of you wish he was out of the league.)

B.T. was worried when the Jets were pursuing Taylor. Wonder how many sleepless nights he'll have this week if the Jets end up courting Thomas.

My edumacated guess: Thomas indeed signs with the Jets.


Now, for another quick bit of news.

According to a league source, these are the undrafted free agents the Jets have signed as well as those who will be brought in for a tryout for this weekend's rookie mini-camp, which begins Friday and concludes Sunday:

Name               Position Height/Weight          School            Hometown
Kevin Basped       LB         6-4/254                 Nevada        Sacramento, CA
Keith Buckman     OG        6-5/321          N. Dakota State    Belfield, ND
Jeff Cumberland   TE         6-4/249                Illinois             Columbus, OH
Brian Jackson       CB        6-0/198               Oklahoma        De Soto, TX
Jason Lamb          DE        6-4/284                 Baylor         Richardson, TX
Broderick Stewart  LB        6-4/232                Vanderbilt      Newnan, GA
Matt Stommes       OT        6-6/311               Minnesota       Richmond, MN
Charlie Tanner       OG       6-3/305               Texas              Austin, TX
Don Warren           S          5-11/195            Michigan        Long Beach, CA
Ernest Williams     DT         6-0/281             Pittsburgh      Monessen, PA
Alex Brink            QB            6-2/211         Washington State        Eugene, OR
Marcus Burton     LB             5-11/258          Colorado               Channelview, TX
Mickey Dean       RB             5-9/225     Arkansas-Pine Bluff     Little Rock, AR
Marcus Ezeff        S              5-11/196     California                   Santa Rosa, CA
Philip Kirkland    WR             5-10/190     Bethune Cookman     Quincy, FL
Marlon Lucky      RB             5-11/216     Nebraska                     Dallas, TX
Wesley Lyons    WR             6-8/233     West Virginia                 Pittsurgh, PA
Donye McCleskey  S            5-11/209     Indiana State               Dayton, OH
Damon McDaniel  WR          5-10/201     Hampton                  Virginia Beach, VA
Micheal Owen       TE           6-2/249     Syracuse                     Riverhead, NY
Erik Pedersen       LB            6-0/230     Portland State      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Mark Petro            PK           5-9/180     Hillsdale                      Rocky River, OH
Jesse Rack           TE           6-3/238     Buffalo                           Maspeth, NY
Cory Reamer        LB           6-3/231     Alabama                         Hoover, AL
Brooks Rossman  PK          6-1/175     Kansas State                San Diego, CA
Brashton Satele    LB          6-0/241     Hawaii                             Mililani, HI
Albert Toeaina       OT         6-5/329     Tennessee                  San Francisco, CA
Simi Toeaina         NT          6-2/307     Oregon                       San Francisco, CA
Eric Ward              QB          6-1/215     Richmond                      Atlanta, GA
Anthony Wiseman CB          5-9 /186     Maryland                     Silver Hill, MD

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