Tony Richardson's release roils Jets

Updated: September 6, 2010, 7:41 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Continuing the purge of veteran leaders that began six months ago, the New York Jets released well-respected fullback Tony Richardson Sunday -- an immediately unpopular move in the locker room.

The announcement came only four days after the latest episode of "Hard Knocks," in which Rex Ryan and his assistants bemoan a lack of leadership on offense. According to a league source, the Jets hope to re-sign Richardson after Week 1, when the balance of his $855,000 salary wouldn't ...

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