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Jets can't wait to clean up this mess

By dumping Bart Scott and Calvin Pace, Gang Green heads in the right direction

Updated: February 19, 2013, 10:35 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

In the New York Jets' caste system, Calvin Pace and Bart Scott were old money. They represented the extravagant spending years of 2008 and 2009, respectively, when the Jets attacked free agency with a red-hot checkbook.

To sign Pace, they outlasted Bill Parcells and the Miami Dolphins in a bidding war. They practically threw themselves at Scott, showing up on his doorstep at midnight for the first minute of free agency.

As a result, they overpaid for both, throwing crazy money at a ...

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