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Jets Reportedly Don't Think Star Player "Loves Football" Anymore

General shot of the new Jets helmets at MetLife Stadium.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 08: General view of helmets of the New York Jets during the Preseason game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on August 08, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Pereira/Getty Images)

Almost every notable player on the Jets has suffered an injury to start the season for the exception of Trumaine Johnson. However, there are reports that he might not "love football" anymore.

New York signed Johnson to a five-year deal worth $72.5 million last offseason. Simply put it, the team hasn't received star production from him.

With the first two weeks of the season over, the Jets are now wondering if Johnson's passion for the game is still there.

Adam Gase admitted to the media that things haven't worked out well for Johnson in New York. That's not encouraging to hear for either side.

There's no confirmation that Johnson isn't fond of football anymore, but Jets reporter Manish Mehta believes the front office is confident that is the case.

From ProFootballTalk:

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets don’t think Johnson loves football and believe he has a “laissez faire mindset.”

The Jets can get out of Johnson's deal at 2020 without taking too much of a cap hit. It'd be tough to find a trade partner for the former Pro Bowler since there is so much money left on his deal.

Gregg Williams' defense could use a big performance from Johnson this weekend when they face Tom Brady and the Patriots.