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2012 Training Camp Preview: Defense

By Dennis Agapito and Ron Pickett - (Link Offense) (Link Special Teams) Last year the Jets carried between 24-27 players on defense and they had 6-7 members on the defensive line. Defensive ends rookie Quinton Coples (North Carolina), Mike DeVito, Muhammad Wilkerson along with tackles Marcus Dixon, Kenrick Ellis, and Sione Pouha have all but [...]

A Slimmed Down Rex

Rex Ryan walked into training camp at SUNY Cortland and he was hard to recognize.  Noticeably slimmer, Rex spoke to the media about the start of camp and the upcoming season. On if it feels good to be back in Cortland… It does.  It’s funny, when you turn into Cortland it felt great and then [...]

Jets To Go Without Captains In 2012

Slipping through the cracks between the Tebow Bachelor story and the Tebow MMA story some on the field news had occured and that news is that the New York Jets will be going without captains for the 2012 season. The team is going with the philosophy that you must earn leadership rather than just being [...]

NY Jets Thoughts From The Airport

As I sit in the airport, currently delayed, on a return flight from Las Vegas to JFK I thought this would be a good time to share my thoughts on the Jets with you.  I mean after all it is June and if you are reading this, you are the definition of a die-hard fan.  [...]

Defensive End Wilkerson Involved In Auto Accident

Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson was involved in an auto accident this past weekend on the Garden State Parkway in New Jersey.  Wilkerson apparently struck another vehicle at 4:29am on Saturday morning.  Alcohol involvement in the accident has been ruled out but Wilkerson was charged with failure to maintain lane and careless driving.  While no [...]

Coaches Corner

As the New York Jets enter “quiet time,” diehards will continue to discuss what the team still needs to start the 2012 season on the right foot.  Player potential is currently based on the performance from mini-camp.  These accusations should be taken lightly because pads were not worn.  Fans and analysts alike should form more [...]

Did Rex Ryan Send A Message to Coples At Rookie Camp

A controversy was created at Jets rookie camp when first round pick Quinton Coples was told to sit out of 11-on-11 drills during the second day of practice.  Members of the media went into a frenzy on twitter about the Coples “benching” and asked if he were injured.  To his credit Coples simple said he [...]

NY Jets Mini-Camp Recap June 14

Today was the last of the Jets minicamp practices and Jetnation was fully represented with Courtney Aurillo, myself and “Boss-Man” Phil Sullivan helping with observations.  Practice was shorter and less intense then yesterday as the team prepares to break away from any mandatory activities for awhile.  Of course quarterback Mark Sanchez will hold his annual [...]