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The Jets Phony Quarterback Competition

All offseason Jets fans have focused much of their attention on the teams quarterback competition.  The use of the word competition implies that all the participants actually have a chance to win it. With rookie Geno Smith getting an opportunity to start against the Giants last Saturday his performance would be a good barometer which [...]

Preseason Winners \ Losers

The New York Jets beat the Jacksonville Jaguars by a score of 37 -13.  A win in the preseason doesn't mean a lot, what is more important is how they played.  So let's take a look at the winners and losers based on this game. Offensive Line - The Jets ran for 176 yards and averaged [...]

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 [...]

NY Jets 5/30 OTA Practice Recap

The Jets had another Organized Team Activity (practice) today which was open to the media.  Of course the quarterback competition took center stage as Mark Sanchez attempts to prove he should remain the starter while rookie Geno Smith tries to show offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg he’s the man to start. By all accounts both quarterbacks [...]

JetNation Podcast: NY Jets Quarterback Competition And Rookie Camp Analysis

The New York Jets quarterback competition heats up as Geno Smith impresses during rookie mini-camp.   Hosts Dennis Agapito and Tyson Rauch  discussed the many options facing the team, will Greg McElroy be released, can Geno Smith be a day one starter, is Matt Simms destined for the practice squad, will David Garrard stay healthy and [...]

Marty Morhinweg On Six QBs

When the Jets changed offensive coordinators this off-season, everyone knew that Marty Mornhinweg had his work cut out for him.  The questions surrounding Tim Tebow were near the top of the list.  Rehabbing Mark Sanchez was potentially the biggest to do item on Marty's list.  The Jets ranked 30th in passing yards in 2012 and [...]

NY Jets Sign 8 Players

The New York Jets signed 8 players to reserve/future contract.  Here is the press release from the team. December 31, 2012 - The New York Jets have signed eight players to reserve/future contracts.  Reserve/Future Contracts: Name                          Pos.       Ht.            Wt.           College                                        Hometown Dickson, JoJo             LB           6-1           245           Idaho                                            Wailuku, HI Finau, Tevita               DT          6-5           288           Utah                                              [...]

Jets Waive One, Sign One, Tryout 15

First up we have the waiving of G Hayworth Hicks who had been on the 53-man roster for 3 weeks. Then we have the info that the Jets had tried out 15 players some of which included WR Mardy Gilyard, QB Matt Simms, DT Darrell Scott, WR Preston Parker and WR DeMarco Sampson, many who [...]