It's no secret the Jets are hoping to vastly improve the vibe in a locker room that self-combusted by the end of last season. Only problem is, they can't seem to rid themselves of the players who pose the biggest threat to discord.
The team paid wide receiver Santonio Holmes earlier this month, unwilling to take the cap hit that would come with cutting a player labeled as a "cancer" by a teammate.
Like Holmes, cutting Scott, 31, would put the team into cap hell. Unfortunately, Scott's high salary ($4.2 million in 2012, plus a $250,000 workout bonus) and declining production makes him an attractive trade chip only in the most surreal of Mike Tannenbaum's fever dreams.