The New York Jets will sign veteran running back Bernard Pierce for training camp. Pierce will take Zac Stacy's spot on the 90-man roster, after Stacy, who broke his ankle last season, failed a physical and was released. The 25-year old Pierce is listed at 6-feet, 222 pounds, and was the Baltimore Ravens' third-round pick in 2012. Pierce made an instant impact with the Ravens in a backup role that saw him rush for over 500 yards in his rookie season and over 200 more in the playoffs, including a 100-yard game in a Wild Card win over the Colts. Since his rookie year, Pierce has been a disappointment and he barely contributed at all last year after having joined the Jacksonville Jaguars. He will
The amount of money that gets thrown around during the NFL’s free agency period is mind-blowing. Suh was joined by cornerback Darrelle Revis (five years, $70.1 million with the New York Jets), wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (five years, $55 million with the Kansas City Chiefs), and tight end Julius Thomas (five years, $46 million with the Jacksonville Jaguars) as the biggest winners during the 2015 free agency period. While this quartet of players performed relatively well (when healthy) in the first year of their mega-deals, it can be argued that none of them actually lived up to the expectations that come with contracts of that magnitude. With that being said, here is our take on the seven worst free agency contracts of the 2016 offseason. 1.