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Monday Notes: Cromartie, Mauldin Avoid Serious Injuries, Jets Ready for Monday Night Football

    Both Antonio Cromartie and Lorenzo Mauldin had gruesome injuries in last Sunday's game against the Browns. The worst was feared when both players were carted off the field, and didn't return. Initially it seemed that both players had suffered season, if not career ending injuries. Cromartie suffered a knee injury, while Mauldin had [...]

Dakota Dozier, “He’s a Special Person and a Special Player”

By Glenn Naughton Furman University is small liberal arts school in Greenville, South Carolina with an enrollment of just under 3,000 students whose football program boasts quite an impressive FCS (Division II) history. Those who have packed the 16,000 seat Paladin Stadium over the course of the last several decades have been treated to some of the best [...]

Could Jets’ Qvale Surprise on the O-Line?

  By Glenn Naughton   Is there a dark horse emerging in the battle for the starting right guard position during Jets mini-camp? One name that has popped up several times during OTA's and again during this week's three-day mini-camp is one that is known to few Jets fans in offensive lineman Brent Qvale (pronounced Kwah-lee). According to Eric [...]

Gang Green Loading up on the O-Line

By Glenn Naughton   While the importance of a franchise quarterback is more prominent than at any other time in the history of the NFL, teams continue to show time and again that if you can't win the battle in the trenches, piling up victories is going to be a tall order. The need to be [...]

Jets and Brewer Reportedly Reach Agreement

By Glenn Naughton   Brian Costello of the New York Post is reporting that the Jets and free agent G/T James Brewer have come to terms on a one-year contract. The former New York Giants fourth round selection was expected to meet with the Jets today and apparently both sides were happy with what transpired. [...]

Willie Colon to Stay With Jets

By Glenn Naughton New York Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon sent out this tweet today in letting Jets fans know that he'll be back in green and white for the 2015 season. The local product from the Bronx who attended Rutgers University will be entering his  ninth NFL season and third with the Jets. While [...]

During Combine, Bowles Hints at O-Line Retooling

by Glenn Naughton As the New York Jets offense struggled to put points on the board last season, finishing 28th in the NFL at 17.7 per game, some fans looked beyond the performance of quarterback Geno Smith and pointed the finger at the offensive line. Nine year veteran center Nick Mangold enjoyed a resurgence in the [...]

Jets’ Dozier Worth a Look in Finale

By Glenn Naughton Having spent a large portion of a long, forgettable Jets season reading about the  numerous draft day blunders of General  Manger John Idzik, and with only one game left on the schedule, this would be an ideal time to allow one of Idzik's rookies step in and show what he can do.  While it would obviously [...]