Coffee with the Jets: Brandon Marshall feels underpaid

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As the New York Jets head into the offseason, it’s always great to stay informed about the latest news while enjoying your favorite cup of coffee. Here are all the latest news and updates from the best sources across the internet.

Time for Jets to put on thinking cap because space in short supply by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

Right now, the Jets face serious cap issues. The cap is projected at $168 million for the 2017 league year — some experts say $170 million — and the Jets are at $168.4 million, according to overthecap.com.

Jets’ Brandon Marshall says he’s ‘underpaid’ at $7.5 million by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

“People need to get away from me due $7.5 million,” the wide receiver said Wednesday morning on WFAN radio’s Boomer and Carton Show. “Get away from my salary. That’s underpaid. Any team should be happy to have me for $7.5 million.”

Dennard Wilson Joins Jets Defensive Staff by Eric Allen (NewYorkJets.com)

A member of the Rams coaching staff the past five seasons, Wilson served as the team’s defensive backs coach in 2015-16. The Rams finished No. 10 in pass defense in 2016, yielding 233.2 yards per game. They also limited the big play, finishing both T5 in terms of 20-plus yard completions (41) and 40-plus yard completions (6) allowed.

Lachlan Edwards’ Offseason Focus: Leg Strength by Randy Lange (NewYorkJets.com)

“The emphasis will be leg strength. It’ll help me get through the year with the volume of kicks and how long the season is,” Edwards told me at the end of the season before heading for points west (Texas and California) to train. “That’s one thing I probably didn’t have a great base on coming in was just the leg strength that will help me get through the year.

NFL Mock Draft 2017: Ohio State’s Marshon Lattimore to Jets, says Mel Kiper Jr. by Darryl Slater (NJ.com)

Lattimore last season played in 13 games and had four interceptions (one returned for a touchdown), plus nine pass break-ups. He played just two seasons of college football, because of a redshirt year. He didn’t have any picks in 2015, when he appeared in just seven games.

Brian Winters’ Jets contract: Complete breakdown by Darryl Slater (NJ.com)

Winters has a chance to earn a maximum of $500,000 in roster bonuses in both 2019 and 2020, if he plays in every game, because of that per-game roster bonus clause in his contract. That works out to $31,250 per game played.

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