Jets Want To Move Training Camp Away From $75 Million Facility In New Jersey

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Published: March 28, 2009

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... taxes on the people of New Jersey and Morris County, the Jets are telling the Garden State that their new Florham Park training facility is not good enough to host a training camp.

According to a report from the Newark Star-Ledger, the Jets and new coach Rex Ryan are now looking to move the team's camp to Cornell University in Ithaca, or the State University of New York at Cortland, which, by the way, is a three hour and 47 minute drive from Florham Park, New Jersey, and four hours and nine minutes from New York City.

This leaves the people of New Jersey with nothing but questions. Why build a gigantic complex that is twice the size of the old one at Hofstra University with an indoor practice field and a swimming pool included for good measure? Plus, what ever happened to the idea of obligating a contract? The Jets are under a 99 year lease with the NJSEA and the state of New Jersey to hold training camp and games in New Jersey. It makes no sense for the Jets to ...

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