Well the league had to approve the deal, and unless the NFL official reviewing the deal took the Evelyn Wood speed reading course, it probably took a whole day to read the entire contract.
Get this - the Gholston contract is 250 pages. That's right - 250 pages.
So that is why Gholston didn't officially become a Jet until Friday morning.
It took the league operative quite some time to approve the deal.
Obviously Gholston's agent Ben Dogra didn't use Legalzoom.com for the contract.