AFC Notes: Jets, Patriots, Titans


Jets WR Jermaine Kearse isn’t worried about the fact that he’ll have to compete for his job this summer, given that he’s set to earn a non-guaranteed base salary of $5 million.

“Competition is good for everything,” Kearse said, via the New York Daily News. “It doesn’t allow people to be content with where they’re at. I’ve dealt with competition my whole career. I was undrafted, so I thrive off competition. At the end of the day, I’m going to have to elevate my game if I want an opportunity to compete. So, I think it’s great. You see the guys who compete and you see the guys who don’t. I’m never going to be the person who gets upset because I got to compete. I’m down for it.

“Some people don’t want to compete. Some people think they should be (guaranteed a spot). But I feel the cream always rises to the top. If someone’s going to beat me, I mean, f—. They did a hell of a job, because I know I’m not going to make it easy.



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