Around the League

Presented By

Mike Goodson reportedly at Jets OTAs, doesn't practice

Everyone wants to know how the New York Jets will handle Mike Goodson, the running back who was arrested last week in New Jersey on drug and gun charges.

No definitive answer came Monday, but circumstances did provide a few clues.

Goodson showed up Monday for the Jets' organized team activities, ESPN New York's Rich Cimini reported. But Goodson didn't particpate -- or even watch. He did meet with team officials, Cimini reported, with a source saying the decision to sit out OTAs was mutual between Goodson and the team.

Schein: Jets have to start Geno

_Schein-65x90.jpg

David Garrard's out. Who will the Jets turn to at QB? Forget about Mark Sanchez, Adam Schein says, and roll with Geno Smith. More ...

Speaking at the NFL Spring Meeting in Boston on Monday, Jets owner Woody Johnson said the team was still on a "fact-finding mission" about Goodson and no determination had been made.

Johnson then dropped perhaps the most overt hint yet he's an iconic superhero, explaining the Jets are about "truth, justice and the American way."

Superman callbacks aside, expect the Jets to take their time before making a decision on Goodson, who signed a three-year, $6.9 million contract in March. General manager John Idzik has shown himself to be a patient man, and Johnson's remarks indicate the team is going to let the legal process play out some.

But forget about that. Have we ever seen Superman and Woody Johnson at the same place at the same time? Didn't think so. Never underestimate the masking effect of a pair of glasses.

Follow Dan Hanzus on Twitter @DanHanzus.

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.

Related Content

gamepasswhite_horiz (1)

See all the Action

Replay every game all season.