NFL betting lines handicappers have gotten excellent football odds value with the New York Jets so far but the one missing element has been a breakaway threat.
NFL betting lines bettors now have that playmaking threat to add to their evaluation of the football odds as the Jets acquired Braylon Edwards from Cleveland.
The Jets have a NFL betting lines record of 3-1 both straight up and against the spread and are one of the top defensive teams on the football odds board. The Jets are also known by NFL betting lines handicappers as a strong running team. Edwards arrival now gives rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez a much needed NFL betting lines game changer that can take the heat off of last spring’s number one overall draft pick.
This NFL betting lines transaction was a trade that sent wide receiver Chansi Stuckey, linebacker Jason Trusnik, and two draft picks to the Cleveland Browns for Edwards. Edwards was expected to see NFL betting lines action on Monday night when the Jets play the Dolphins in Miami.
The acquisition of Edwards is a NFL betting lines gamble by the Jets as he will bring a full truckload of baggage with him that has been acquired in his 5 year football odds career. Edwards has had plenty of incidents off the field including a Monday night club fight but Jets head coach Rex Ryan is confident that the wideout will not cause the Jets NFL betting lines problems.“We’re confident with the player on the field and off the field,” said Ryan.
Ryan’s brother Rob is the Cleveland defensive coordinator and served as a character witness for Edwards before the trade. Edwards has NFL betting lines numbers this year of 10 catches for 139 yards but was shutout last week in the Browns loss to Cincinnati. He had a monster NFL betting lines season in 2007 when he caught 80 passes for 1289 yards and 16 touchdowns. Edwards is thrilled to escape the sinking ship of winless Cleveland to play for a contender. “It’s definitely me that wants to go out there and do it week-in and week-out,” said Edwards. “I believe I’m in a place now where I can do that.”