Joe Douglas’ 2020 rational free-agency approach was the correct one and is now paying dividends for the New York Jets.
Joe Douglas is a prudent guy when it comes to dishing out dollars under the salary cap. The New York Jets general manager is not willing to overpay for a bad product, and he understands that the rigors of a hard salary cap require utilizing resources properly.
The why is simple in this case: Douglas was not solely thinking in the 2020 season. He was thinking long-term. He was thinking cost-reward.
The Jets front-office boss had three things on his mind that stopped him from signing either Clowney, Ryan or whoever he thought was an overpriced free agent.
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