NY Jets Training Camp Report 08/03


The Jets practice at Cortland today was closed to the public, but the press was still around to give us a picture of what was going on.

The offense wore the black jerseys today, but looked “lethargic” according to Brian Costello at the Daily News. The offense got to wear the black jerseys for outplaying the defense on Thursday, but the defense dominated them today.

According to Rich Cimini over at ESPN New York, the running game looks really good, but the passing game has a long way to go. Final QB stats on the day from Jenny Vrentas at the Newark Star Ledger:

And it wasn’t just Cimini who thought the offense didn’t look so good.

Maybe the reason the passing offense is struggling is because it’s pretty beat up, particularly the receiving corps. Santonio Homes sat out of practice again today.

…but was running on the sidelines and looked okay, so it sounds like he should be back pretty soon.

Running back Bilal Powell, who had a forgettable rookie year, is really showing his stuff at camp.

A couple of days after cornerback Antonio Cromartie made another media splash with his comment of “I’m the second best wide receiver on the team,” he lined up with the second string offense:

Rookie Stephen Hill, who’d had a big start to camp, has faded a bit:

The first team scrimmage is tomorrow from 6 to 9 PM, according to Rex Ryan:

And finally, with President Obama saying if he were a Jet fan he’d be nervous about the team’s QB situation yesterday, Rex (for once) did not take the bait:

For all Rex talks, he definitely knows where to draw the line. Of course, Cromartie had to weigh in:

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