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Wayne Hunter

All Jets fans by now have heard the numbers regarding the Mark Sanchez contract extension which was made in March of this year.  The $8.25 million guaranteed 2013 salary and the $17.15 million cap hit the Jets take if they release Sanchez. This indescribable error in judgment has left the Jets few options but probably […]

The following is an analysis of Jason Smith’s contract and the trade between the Jets and Rams: Smith originally signed a six-year $61 million contract ($33 million guaranteed) after being drafted in 2009 which included a second year $16.3 million option bonus.  When an option bonus is exercised it is prorated, like a signing bonus, […]

The trade of offensive linemen Wayne Hunter to the Rams for Jason Smith has become official being cleared by the NFL.  When the deal was first reported it seemed as if the Jets would be incurring Smith’s current guaranteed salary of $4 million this season while Hunter had a salary of $2.45 million. The Rams […]

The Jets lost to the Carolina Panthers tonight 17-12, and they still haven’t scored any touchdowns, but there are positives to take away from this game. This is the kind of game most fans expected last week, where the team looked better than in its first preseason game. Instead, there was almost nothing positive to […]

Austin Howard stepped into the starting lineup against the Carolina Panthers and the early returns were good.  He set out to prove that he is a starting right tackle and he played well.  No sacks allowed is the stat that is the most encouraging.  The line as a whole can do better when it comes […]

Wayne Hunter Comments On Being Benched

August 24, 2012

We have been very critical of Wayne Hunter.  Most Jets fans have been very critical of Wayne Hunter.  His level of play has not been adequate.  Those who are close to Wayne have always spoken about what they think of him as a person.  I thought his comments on the benching were worth sharing.  Basically, […]

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Jets Camp Report: 8/23

August 23, 2012

The Jets held training camp practice at their facility in Florham Park today here’s a recap of what went on: The news of the day was given by Coach Rex Ryan in his pre-practice press conference that Austin Howard would be taking the starting right tackle position from the embattled Wayne Hunter.  Coach Ryan said […]

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Tackle Hunter Out As Starter

August 23, 2012

Head Coach Rex Ryan said in his pre-practice press conference today that embattled right tackle Wayne Hunter is out for now as a starter.  Ryan went on to say that Austin Howard will replace Hunter as the starter, who will be used as the “sixth” linemen in “jumbo” packages. More to come on the Hunter […]

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Wayne Hunter Misses Practice

August 22, 2012

New York Jets right tackle, Wayne Hunter, was excused from practice on Tuesday night.  The Jets held practice at MetLife stadium and Rex Ryan said Hunter was excused for personal reasons.  He expects Hunter to be back at practice tomorrow and Rex also indicated that Hunter will be with the first team on Sunday night […]

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Rex Doesn’t Commit To Hunter

August 20, 2012

NY Jets fans have not been shy in expressing their disappointment with starting right tackle Wayne Hunter.  He is coming off a rough season and many thought he was going to be released in the off-season, myself included.  It seemed to make sense, he was the weakest link on the offensive line and the Jets […]

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