BUZZ: Jason Arnott NOT CLEARED By Rangers Doctors

8:12PM: Darren Dreger tweets “The NYR weren’t comfortable with Arnott’s physical status. I get it… a few miles on that frame. Still think he can play and help a team.”

7:56PM: Arnott missed six games in February last season with a shoulder issue.

7:35PM: Nick Kypreos says that Arnott had knee surgery in the offseason.

7:30PM: Strang says that it is not yet known what caused Arnott to to fail his physical.

7:21PM: According to Katie Strang, Jason Arnott did not pass his physical and was not cleared by Rangers doctors.

The one-year deal that was agreed to last night, pending a physical, is off.

She adds “Rangers were aware this could be potential issue and, as such, proceeded with caution. Explains why no confirmation from team Sat night”





13 comments
BDarc23
BDarc23

The one thing I am confused about is the juggling catch play. If Posey  tore his achilles then why didn't he just pass the ball to the Patriots?

a57se
a57se

Waste of a 7th round pick. we could have just waited for Houston to release him.

Brendan
Brendan

@a57se Seeing how Macc was the director of college scouting when Posey was taken, I'd assume he knows him better than you do. 

@a57se They did not trade a 7th for him he was part of the trade involving us moving down in the third.

Daniel Diffin
Daniel Diffin

@a57se The trade was our 3rd for Houston's 3rd, 5th, and 7th round picks, plus Posey. I have to think Mac asked for Posey because he thought he had some potential, and was clearly not going to get a shot with Houston. I don't think he was more than a throw-in for Houston, and I doubt that he makes our team. But it just adds a bit more competition.

a57se
a57se

 @a57se

You're right, he was worth more than a 7th round pick in that trade scenario.

He still wasn't worth it.

tsjc68
tsjc68

I think I still prefer Chris Owusu or Quincy Enunwa for that "WR#5/backup X behind Brandon Marshall" role at the back of the depth chart, but Posey wouldn't be a bad choice, I suppose.

Disgruntled Jets Fan
Disgruntled Jets Fan

Oh thank Bob, a clean thread.

That is one one of the best juggling catches I've seen. Now I'm going to actually read this instead of just looking at GIFs.