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GM John Idzik Building A Great NY Jets Team

Entering the 2013 offseason the New York Jets were a rudderless ship with no direction or leadership after an embarrassing 6-10 record during the 2012 season. The team had been under intense scrutiny all year and anonymous players vented their frustration through media outlets. After a long search owner Woody Johnson named former Seattle Seahawks [...]

NY Jets Awarded Four Additional Draft Picks By NFL

The New York Jets have received four extra 2014 draft picks (4th round: #137 and three 6th round: #209, 210 and 213) via the NFL's compensatory draft formula: NFL ANNOUNCES 32 COMPENSATORY DRAFT CHOICES TO 13 CLUBS A total of 32 compensatory choices in the 2014 NFL Draft have been awarded to 13 teams, the [...]

Jets Win Opener Over Bucs, 18-17

The Geno Smith era as starting quarterback of the New York Jets has officially begun, as the Jets won their opener at home against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 18-17, on a wild finish. Smith completed his first pass, but after that the offense slowed down significantly. They ran a lot more wildcat than anyone really [...]

Quinton Coples Update

We are a little late with this one, but here is an injury update on Quinton Coples.  Yesterday it came out that Coples would require a procedure on his ankle. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/statuses/369246290527281153 Rex Ryan added, "Again, I don’t know the particulars right now on surgery, whatever. We just know that he’s out for at least the [...]

2013 Roster Preview: Defensive Line

# Name Pos. Height Weight Age Exp. College 71 Garay, Antonio DL 6-4 320 33 8 Boston College 70 McDonough, Jake DL 6-5 305 23 R Iowa State 96 Wilkerson, Muhammad DL 6-4 315 23 3 Temple 99 Aumavae, Junior DT 6-2 310 27 1 Minnesota State 61 Coleman, Lanier DT 6-4 322 26 1 [...]

Day One: Minicamp Report – Sanchez Struggles

Today was the first day of the New York Jets mandatory minicamp and as usual the quarterback competition took center stage.  It appeared from the opening throws that Geno Smith was heading for a better practice then Mark Sanchez. Smith’s passes were crisp, had more zip and he looked more comfortable within his progressions.  Sanchez [...]

2013 Roster Preview: Linebackers

# Name Pos. Height Weight Age Exp. College 95 Barnes, Antwan LB 6-1 251 28 6 Florida International 54 Bellore, Nick LB 6-1 250 24 3 Central Michigan 98 Coples, Quinton LB/DE 6-6 290 22 2 North Carolina 56 Davis, Demario LB 6-2 239 24 2 Arkansas State 58 Davis, Troy LB 6-2 251 22 [...]