Now, everyone will be talking about the curious call in overtime that secured New York’s win over New England. But that doesn’t even happen without Ryan’s halftime adjustments.
While the New York Jets’ quarterback competition is far from settled, Matt Simms certainly showed Thursday he might deserve to stick around when the season starts.
“I hope when he plays, there are those comparisons, and I understand where people are coming from,” Rex Ryan said. “But Darrelle was a special player. Dee Milliner is never going to be Darrelle Revis. He’s going to be Dee Milliner.”
Dawan Landry, the older of the two brothers, was cut by the Jaguars prior to the start of free agency. The former fifth-round pick played in all 16 games for the Jags in 2012, accumulating 100 tackles and an interception.
The New York Jets have promoted linebacker Ricky Sapp from the practice squad to the active roster and added safety Antonio Allen to the practice squad.
There will be no dramatic Super Bowl return for Darrelle Revis. Head coach Rex Ryan said Revis will have surgery next week to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, suffered almost three weeks ago at Miami.
The Jets claimed Aaitui and Gates from Miami, and Reuland from San Francisco.
Jets’ safety Eric Smith will miss the rest of the preseason due to an MCL injury.
Tim Tebow had another shaky day at practice on Wednesday as he was intercepted
Some guys you just hate to say goodbye to. Leonhard is one of them.
Defensive back Yeremiah Bell signed a one-year, $1.4 million deal with the Jets on Friday, according to sources. The 34-year-old veteran will receive $1.3 million guaranteed, in addition to a $200,000 signing bonus and a $100,000 workout bonus.
Quinton Coples is expected to be a starter as a rookie on Rex Ryan’s defensive line after a standout career with the Tar Heels.
The New York Jets have signed seventh-round draft pick Antonio Allen, according to The New York Post. Allen, a strong safety out of the University of South Carolina, inked a four-year deal that includes a $45,896 signing bonus, the paper reported.
Rex Ryan is hoping speed — the missing ingredient to his squad’s aggressive, physical style — may just help him sack New England and Bill Belichick’s stranglehold on the division.
Rex Ryan declared his confidence in the Jets’ draft selections and called Gang Green’s strength in depth “unusual.”