They say this is the city never sleeps.
Because if you slept at all during the 24 ½ hours from 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, March 12 until around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 12 … well, there’s no telling how much you missed, so hopefully it was a good nap.
Actually, that’s not true. You could whistle away a blissful six hours of deep REM sleep starting at midnight. The wake-up call wouldn’t come until …
6 a.m. Tuesday: Jets get C.J. Mosley
Just in case you thought we were kidding about how bonkers-crazy the NFL free agency period is as opposed to baseball’s, it was exactly 73 minutes before the sun rose over New York City that the Jets rang the bell on the Craziest Day Ever, agreeing with Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker C.J. Mosley on a five-year, $85 million contract.
Most days, that would be more than enough news to carry you through a cycle. Mosley is a four-time Pro Bowler and exactly the kind of fierce presence the Jets have been hungering for. Did they overpay for him? Sure they did! And that would’ve been one of the best part about debating this all day, along with the fact that he’d be joining ex-Viking Anthony Barr for an instant jolt on the Jets defense.