Clemens appeared to be on shaky ground as far back as the spring, when the Jets put him on the trading block. When they signed [Mark] Brunell before the start of camp, it looked like Clemens was a goner.
In last week’s episode of “Hard Knocks,” in a scene that reveals the Jets’ depth chart, Clemens’ name appears with an “X” next to it — seemingly an indication he was in jeopardy of being released.
Barring the unexpected, Clemens isn’t going anywhere, although his $1.1 million salary — high for a No. 3 quarterback — could become an issue. The Jets may try to renegotiate his contract.