The Jets have continued with their voluntary Organized Team Activities (OTAs) this week and today’s practice was open to the media. Here are some of the highlights:
Second round draft pick wide receiver Stephen Hill continues to impress after making an acrobatic 50 yard catch from Tim Tebow.[tweet_embed id=208213330656116736]
Another rookie Quinton Coples has been showing why the Jets used the No.16 pick on him as he stood out in practice getting a quarterback pressure and batting down a pass.[tweet_embed id=208220683224891393]
Mark Sanchez marches the offense down the field in 11-on-11 two minute drill but drive stalls as running back Joe McKnight can’t handle an errant throw.[tweet_embed id=208224100991250432] [tweet_embed id=208224068422467584]
Greg McElroy, not Tim Tebow, quarterbacked the second-team offense in the two minute drill.[tweet_embed id=208224384366821377]
Tight end Dustin Keller dropped a would be touchdown pass from Tebow.[tweet_embed id=208222061968105472]
Here are the statistics on Sanchez and Tebow during today’s drills.[tweet_embed id=208225841971331072] [tweet_embed id=208226512372105218]
Cornerback Antonio Cromartie is working out with the team after missing last week’s practices to spent time with family.[tweet_embed id=208200043440783361]
Linebacker David Harris participated fully in drills today after being side-lined last week.[tweet_embed id=208212828090404865]
Newly signed offensive tackles Stephen Heyer and Ray Willis were in attendance for their first practice as Jets.[tweet_embed id=208197752193155072]
Third round draft pick linebacker Demario Davis saw some action alongside starter David Harris.[tweet_embed id=208224613182873602]
Vladimir Ducasse is filling in for left guard Matt Slauson, who is sitting out drills, still nursing a surgically repaired shoulder.[tweet_embed id=208212201687879681]
Receivers Jeremy Kerley and Patrick Turner are in attendance but not participating in drills. They worked on the side possible injury related.[tweet_embed id=208207889930792960]
Seventh round draft pick wide receiver Jordan White did not practice due to an injured foot.[tweet_embed id=208213352726528000]
Wide receiver Santonio Holmes did not attending OTA’s because he is in Germany meeting with the troops. This commitment kept Holmes out of last week’s OTAs as well.[tweet_embed id=208214996331675648]
Safety LaRon Landry was a no-show at OTAs and has not participated in any voluntary workouts. Seems likely he won’t be around until mandatory mini-camp, June 12-14.
The Jets remaining OTAs and mini-camp: June 1, June 4, June 6-7; mandatory min-camp (June 12-14).
Today is Hall of Fame and Jets Super Bowl winning quarterback Joe Namath’s 69th birthday.
Happy Birthday, “Broadway Joe!”
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