SAN FRANCISCO - With the Jets and defensive end Mo Wilkerson still at odds on a contract extension, owner Woody Johnson remained hopeful a deal could be reached, but only if it is reasonable in the Jets' eyes.
"We're continuing dialogue sporadically, trying to find something that works for both sides," he said.
Does he think something will get done? "If something works out that's agreeable to both sides, it will get done," he said.
Johnson was mostly mum on several other subjects Tuesday, including the penalties handed down to the Patriots in the DeflateGate controversy, Ted Wells' report on the subject, Roger Goodell's handling of the matter, and the NFL's decision to fine the Jets $100,000 on tampering charges related to Johnson's public comments about wanting Darrelle Revis to play for the Jets.
"I love talking to you [reporters]," he said of his reluctance to say much. "I'm just not going to give you any red meat. Been there, done that."
Raiders heading south?
Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed that his team and the Chargers have closed on a deal to purchase land in Carson, California, for the possibility of eventually constructing a stadium for both teams to relocate to the Los Angeles area.
Davis and Chargers president Dean Spanos also hired former 49ers president Carmen Policy to oversee the potential relocation of both teams. But the Raiders owner said his first preference is to stay put.
Union fights for Peterson
The NFL players' union has asked a federal court to hold the league and Goodell in contempt for not complying with a federal judge's order to send Adrian Peterson's disciplinary case back to an arbitrator.
The union alleges in the filing that the league has instructed the arbitrator, Harold Henderson, not to act until its appeal of a federal judge's ruling is heard by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The NFL suspended the Vikings running back indefinitely after he injured his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch last year. He has been reinstated.With AP