Weight Has Lifted from C.J. Mosley’s Body & Mind in Return to Action with Jets

The leadership has been noticed by someone who lines up in front of him on many downs, Carl Lawson. The former Cincinnati edge rusher knew a little about Mosley in the past when the Bengals were on offense, the Ravens were on D, and he could catch a sideline glimpse of Mosley doing his thing on the field.

“My impression of C.J. is that he’s been a great player,” Lawson said. “I haven’t really talked to him that much, I’ve just been listening to his calls in the huddle. But he seems like a great leader and a great guy.”

Head coach Robert Saleh concurred with that scouting report.

“Just like Carl, you can never have too many good players and C.J.’s one of those guys who’s played at a high level for a very long time,” Saleh said. “He commands respect, he has a tremendous amount of respect in the building — when he speaks, everyone listens. And on top of it, he has unbelievable character. To have him in the building and to pair him up with Jarrad Davis and then all those rookies and Blake Cashman and all the guys who have been here before; I’m really excited about that linebacker group and to see where it goes.”

That’s really where it’s at for Mosley, too. You can tell he’s feeling faster afoot and more comfortable with his situation than he’s been in a while. But he…

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