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Qvale, Ijalana Look to Seize Opportunity with Giacomini

By Glenn Naughton     During today's press conference with the New York media, Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles acknowledged that with two weeks remaining before the team's September 11th home opener, there is a chance that right tackle Breno Giacomini will be a no go come kickoff.  Giacomini has been plagued by back pain [...]

Jets vs. Jaguars: Players to Watch

By Glenn Naughton   The Jets kick off their exhibition season tonight at MetLife Stadium against the Jacksonville Jaguars with kickoff set for 7:30. The outcome won’t have any true meaning in regards to the 2016 season, but for those players trying to fight their way up the depth-chart or on to the roster, each [...]

Monday Notes: Schedule Breakdown, Predictions

    The 2016 NFL schedule was released on Thursday, and the Jets' schedule is a daunting one. In 2015 the Jets were given a relatively average SoS (strength of schedule) rating at .488, ranked 18th most difficult schedule in the league. This season they weren't as lucky, getting a .531 rating, good enough to [...]

Jets set to re-sign OT Ben Ijalana

By Glenn Naughton   In a move that was necessitated by yesterday's abrupt retirement of starting left tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson, the Jets announced the re-signing of Ferguson's long-time back-up, Ben Ijalana. https://twitter.com/RichCimini/status/718644152506953729 Ijalana, a former 2nd round draft choice of the Indianapolis Colts out of Villanova in the 2011 draft, was signed by the Jets [...]

Monday Notes: Richardson Avoids Jail Time, Ivory and Mangold Head to Hawaii

    After missing four games in the 2015 season for failing multiple drugs tests, Sheldon Richardson could very likely be looking at another suspension for the 2016 season. This past Tuesday Richardson pleaded guilty to resisting arrest, a charge that stemmed from an incident in July. Richardson was said to be street racing at speeds [...]

Inactives Report: Powell Out, Giacomini Active

https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/683687375709564928 After three impressive weeks, Bilal Powell will miss the week 17 match up with his former head coach. Over the last three games Powell has amassed 117 rushing yards, a rushing touchdown, and 134 yards receiving, with a receiving touchdown. Powell's versatility as a rushing and receiving threat will be missed. Stevan Ridley will [...]

Inactives Report: Enunwa Active, Milliner Out

https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/681150299831050240 Cornerback Dee Milliner will be sitting out for today's game against the Patriots. Milliner could likely miss the remainder of the season if the Jets don't make the playoffs. Milliner is dealing with a hamstring injury, and was listed as doubtful after missing practice this week. Milliner has one tackle assist on the season, [...]