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Inactives Report: Fitzpatrick Active, Mangold and Smith Out

https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/797840316065869824 While Ryan Fitzpatrick is active for today's game, Bryce Petty will indeed get his first NFL start. Petty and Fitzpatrick split reps with the starters this week in practice, so Bowles likely knew his decision well before news broke last night. Fitzpatrick will backup Petty, and Hackenberg will remain on the bench. It's a [...]

Inactives Report: Mangold Out, Clady and Wilkerson Active

https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/795303455300718592 Nick Mangold will sit out once again this week. Mangold is still recovering from an ankle sprain, and will be replaced by Wesley Johnson who has done well in his place. Both Ryan Clady and Muhammad Wilkerson will play today. Wilkerson and Clady didn't participate in practice this week and were listed as questionable. [...]

Steady Stanford a Threat to Lee’s Snaps

By Glenn Naughton   When the New York Jets inside linebacker corps was  decimated in a matter of days due to injuries (Darron Lee, Bruce Carter) and one non-injury designation (Erin Henderson), things looked bleak for their already struggling defense. With a recently injured David Harris left as the only proven starter on the depth [...]

Inactives Report: Mangold and Skrine Out, Wilkerson Active

https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/792753478493958144 Nick Mangold will miss his fifth game in 11 seasons with the Jets. Wesley Johnson will start in place of Mangold at center. Fellow lineman Breno Giacomini recently returned from the PUP list, and will start in place of Ben Ijalana at right tackle. Marcus Williams will start for Buster Skrine at cornerback, likely [...]

Jets Defense Dominates Despite Depleted LB Corps

By Glenn Naughton   It didn't garner nearly as much attention as Geno Smith's right knee injury simply because nothing grabs attention the way a quarterback injury does, but following Smith to the locker room just seconds after his injury, was inside linebacker Bruce Carter.  It should have been a terrible blow to the Jets [...]

Jets Defeat Ravens, 24-16

In a game with a series of bizarre twists, the New York Jets managed to convincingly defeat the Baltimore Ravens, 24-16, to improve to 2-5 on the season. It’s hard to believe, but the Geno Smith As Starting Quarterback era began continued in New York after a 21 game and three quarter hiatus, after the [...]

Inactives Report: Wilkerson Out, Stanford and Ochi Active

https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/790214879298846720 Muhammad Wilkerson will miss his first game of the season with an ankle injury. Wilkerson has had a less than stellar start to the season only recording one and a half sacks while Leonard Williams leads the team with five. Coming off a huge contract extension, Wilkerson is likely feeling the heat for his [...]

Jets Make Multiple Moves to Shake up Linebacking Corps

By Glenn Naughton   On the eve of their showdown with the Baltimore Ravens at MetLife Stadium, the Jets have announced several moves that shake up their linebacking corps. First and foremost, starting inside linebacker Erin Henderson was added to the reserve-non-football injury/illness list after not appearing on the team's injury report at any time this week.  The [...]