It will look rather odd to see Brandon Marshall in a New York Jets uniform this upcoming season, but green and white are the last colors he plans to wear in the NFL. “After Jets I’m done”, Marshall tweeted while answering questions from his Twitter followers late Thursday night.
There was no mention of Jets quarterback Geno Smith, who Marshall suggested should “throw the ball” up to him, but Marshall did offer some important advice – draft the Jets defense first overall in your fantasy draft.
When he was asked what team he expects to retire with, Marshall responded: “If I’m cut tomorrow, I’ll retire”. New York reworked his salary, increasing it from $24.3 million total to $26 million over the next three seasons. Beyond that, his career is in question. He lasted two years in Miami and subsequently spent three in Chicago before being traded to the Jets in March.
Marshall is coming in off of his least productive season since being a rookie in 2006.
“They’re going to have to rip the jersey off of my back [for me to stop playing]”, Marshall told the Carmen and Jurko Show, according to ESPN. “Who knows?”
Marshall and Orton played together in 2009 in Denver, where he had 101 catches for 1,120 yards and 10 touchdowns in 15 games.