Photo: Nick St. DenisBY NICK ST. DENIS
The New York Jets brought in veteran kicker Josh Brown to compete with incumbent Nick Folk for the Jets' starting boot gig.
Challenge accepted, and completed.
Gang Green cut Brown Monday after an extremely competitive positional competition, opting to stay with Folk. The team clearly liked how he responded to the challenge of having Brown looming over him for his job.
Brown essentially broke the news via Twitter Monday morning.
"Best of luck to the 2012 Jets..." Brown tweeted. "Thanks for one of the most memorable camps in 10 yrs. GREAT GROUP OF GUYS!!"
Brown's fate was more or less decided Sunday night when he missed one of his two field goal attempts. Folk was 3-for-3 on the evening with a long of 46 yards.
Either kicker would've been more-than-serviceable for the Jets this year, and I expect Brown will be on an NFL roster sooner than later.
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