Ex-Jet worth his weight in green & gold

Gang cut Howard Green for being too fat; he's been feasting with Packers ever since

Updated: February 2, 2011, 5:15 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- When the New York Jets returned from the bye week in late October, they said goodbye to defensive tackle Howard Green. The reason, team sources said at the time, was because he was overweight -- about 360 pounds.

Don't look now, but the Fat Man is singing a redemption song.

Green is loving life at Super Bowl XLV as an important backup on the Green Bay Packers' defensive line. He showed up Tuesday for media day with a video camera in his left hand, recording ...

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