Marcus Maye, a Jets insider, is identified as pursuing trade partners for the Jet
Joe Douglas has a decision to make, and its one that may have an impact on the Jets for years to come: whether to trade safety Marcus Maye before the NFL s Nov. 2 deadline.
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ESPNs Jeremy Fowler named two teams who may be interested in working out a deal for Maye if thatre the direction Douglas intends to go.
Marcus Maye, the Jets safety, would like a move to bolster his position as he approaches the deadline, and if re-signed, 'he's gonna be viewed as one to watch'. Safety concerns arent prevalent in every league. Todd Bowles, Maye's former New York head coach, has suffered a strained left side. The always-aggressive Los Angeles Rams may also wish to improve their defensive backfield.
Maye will be playing this year on the franchise tag, which is a one-year, guaranteed $10.61 million contract.
If Douglas tags Maye again in 2022, the Jets would have to pay him 120% of what he is making in 2020 (around $12 million).
Maye is also facing a DUI charge after crashing her car in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Feb. 22.
According to the Broward County Sheriffs Office booking report, Maye is charged with driving while intoxicated, DUI/dangerous property, and leaving the scene of a crash. The crash occurred two weeks before Maye was officially tagged by the Jets.
(Joey Chandler and Darryl Slater of New Jersey Advance Media contributed to this report.)
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