Derrick Mason Retires, but Not Before Taking Some Shots at the Jets
Derrick Mason always thought he was a little bit better than he was.
He will retire with very good numbers and he was a consistent receiver, but never a dominant one.
He believes he was the scapegoat for the Jets failures even though I would say 90% of the people don’t even remember him playing with the Jets.
Here is what he had to say.
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Mason believes the Jets’ continued dysfunction after he was traded is evidence that he was used as a scapegoat.
“They were a mess,” Mason said. “It was a cluster you-know-what.
“You don’t see stuff like this, it’s not the norm. Before I left, you could see it materializing. Things heated up. If I was the problem, it would have stopped. If I was the guy complaining, it would have stopped. I wasn’t the cancer in the locker room.”