Report: Jets having conversations with JuJu Smith-Schuster

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Things had been quiet on the JuJu Smith-Schuster front through the first few days of free agency.

But now a report has emerged that the wide receiver is getting a little attention.

NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports that despite already bringing in former Titans receiver Corey Davis, the Jets have had conversations with Smith-Schuster about a potential role in their offense.

Davis agreed to a three-year, $37.5 million deal with $27 million guaranteed on Monday.

Aside from Davis, the wide receiver market has largely been slow. Curtis Samuel agreed to a three-year deal with Washington, reuniting with his former coach from Carolina, Ron Rivera. Former Lions receiver Marivn Jones agreed to a deal with the Jaguars on Tuesday.

But other highly ranked receivers in the PFT’s Top 100 free agents list — like Kenny Golladay, Will Fuller, and T.Y. Hiltonremain unsigned.

Smith-Schuster has 308 career receptions for 3,726 yards with 26 touchdowns.

30 responses to “Report: Jets having conversations with JuJu Smith-Schuster

  1. Predictable move by the Jets. Sign the high priced WRs and splash players but dont upgrade their O line. Oh how fun.

  2. That’s just what a young quarterback needs, a young disruptive give me the ball receiver

  3. With all the delay… It makes you wonder if “social media presence” is at least a part of their “negotiations”.

  4. Didn’t Einstein say something about the definition of insanity is doing the same time and again and expecting different results?
    I can’t see JuJu and his antics meshing with an intense coach like Saleh.

  5. dspyank2k11 says:
    March 18, 2021 at 11:12 am
    Predictable move by the Jets. Sign the high priced WRs and splash players but dont upgrade their O line. Oh how fun.
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    There’s this thing called the draft

  6. skinsfan715 says:
    March 18, 2021 at 11:05 am
    Jets love them Steelers players, lol.

    14 2 Rate This

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    Both are puppies nipping at the Pats’ pantleg.

  7. As a Steelers’ fan, I have to say that I have nothing personal against JuJu, and silly me, I thought he was the antithesis of AB. However, when he started dancing on the logos, and seemed to not see anything wrong with it, even after it created a “stir”, I said let him walk. I wish him well, but no team needs these types of distractions. I’m all for having fun, but at the same time, the NFL is a job…a life changing job for almost all who are skilled enough to make it that far.

  8. Well if the threat of playing for the Jets doesn’t get JuJU to re-sign with the Steelers nothing will…

  9. It’s a shame, this guy could be another Hines Ward. He’s bigger and faster, and can block…but he doesn’t have Hines’ head or heart…

  10. sign a 1 year deal is the way to go if you’re chasing money. j.c. jackson isn’t impressed, so yeah 2 times a year do it.. so jets

  11. touchback6 says:
    March 18, 2021 at 11:32 am
    skinsfan715 says:
    March 18, 2021 at 11:05 am
    Jets love them Steelers players, lol.

    14 2 Rate This

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    Both are puppies nipping at the Pats’ pantleg

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    Guess you didn’t watch the pats play last year.

  12. JuJu is a complete WR, blocks great and is 25 years old. This is a smart signing for any team, it just sounds like Pittsburg is having problems handling large personalities. I believe Saleh can help JuJu grow beyond his maturity issues and as a player. In JD we trust.

  13. It would be just like the Jets to pay an above average #2 receiver top receiver pay in the $20 plus million group and wonder why they continue to lose.

  14. Sounds like JuJu’s price is dropping and the Jets are seeking a bargain. I think that’s a pretty good move for a team that needs to upgrade their skill position talent.

  15. The Jets signed Bell. How’d that work out. Some people never learn. Troubled but talented players are Belichick’s speciality (Moss, LeGarett Blount, Corey Dillion, Antonio Brown…). Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. If he can convince Belichick that he has learned his lesson and understands the standards of behaviour expected. The problem comes in when the player is convinced it was all somebody else’s fault and that he really doesn’t have to change. The best liars are those who actually believe, to an extent, their own BS. If he can pass Belichick’s BS detector, Smith might be a good addition to the Pats, at the right price.

  16. Very solid sure handed wr that you can count on like Hines Ward was, but you better have a explosive number 1 to play opposite of him or don’t bother.

  17. Not to familiar with the jets roster outside of darnold crowder and now Corey Davis. With all the OL available in free agency, im surprised they arnt focused on strengthening that part of their offense. My raiders have the worst pass rush in the league and continously got too darnold last season.

  18. If they can sign him for not much and not long, it could be reasonable.

    The draft looks good for OL prospects, but it seems they should be signing OL free agents, too. They’re almost certainly picking a QB at #2, and I would think the bookends of Burrow getting injured and the Chiefs’ OL getting crushed in the Super Bowl would make a team like a Jets make OL the #1 priority.

  19. Sam D as your QB…RUN! You’ll be out of the league in 3 years with the stats he’s gonna get you.

  20. Le’veon Bell 2.0. He will be useless outside of Pittsburgh. Players don’t understand the benefit of being in a good system. Ju Ju is useless without Tomlin.

  21. Scott Baily says:
    March 18, 2021 at 2:27 pm

    Sam D as your QB…RUN! You’ll be out of the league in 3 years with the stats he’s gonna get you.

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    Zach Wilson will be their QB next season.

  22. oldgrouch says:
    March 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm
    The Jets signed Bell. How’d that work out. Some people never learn. Troubled but talented players are Belichick’s speciality (Moss, LeGarett Blount, Corey Dillion, Antonio Brown…). Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. If he can convince Belichick that he has learned his lesson and understands the standards of behaviour expected. The problem comes in when the player is convinced it was all somebody else’s fault and that he really doesn’t have to change. The best liars are those who actually believe, to an extent, their own BS. If he can pass Belichick’s BS detector, Smith might be a good addition to the Pats, at the right price.

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    George Costanza said it best, “It’s not a lie, if you believe it”.

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