“Our fans should be excited,” the 32-year-old said. “We have the most potential this year. If we do our jobs and communicate more, we could be the best Jets defense in franchise history.”
Jets practice was a bit empty on Wednesday, as 19 starters — including quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow and linebacker Bart Scott — took part in a leadership training session in Bedminster.
Defensive end Quinton Coples has enjoyed rave reviews from Rex Ryan since the NFL draft. But after Sunday night’s preseason loss to the Carolina Panthers, Coples found himself in the Jets coach’s doghouse.
Heading into the 2012 season, it was assumed the Jets would be very good defensively. But I’m here to tell you what you probably already know: This unit could very well be a lot more than that.
The Jets lost 17-12 to the Panthers on Sunday night and are still without a preseason touchdown.
“To take that next step, to be one of the top 10 quarterbacks in the league,” Scott said Wednesday of the team’s expectations for Sanchez.
Jets’ defensive lineman Kenrick Ellis is ready to begin again after serving his jail sentence.
This is shaping up to be quite a weekend for Gang Green. The highlight of Friday’s practice was when Mark Sanchez threw a “game-winning” touchdown to Patrick Turner, after the defense dominated almost all of the workout.
The headlines this weekend weren’t all for Tebow’s performance on the field. Some — many, actually — were for his bare-chested jog off it.
The New York Jets linebacker insists it’s a combination that gives the team a clear “advantage” against opposing defenses. Scott should know: He has had to deal with Tebow and wildcat offenses in the past.
The New York Jets have signed linebacker Demario Davis, their third-round draft pick, to a four-year deal.
Scott is the latest player to come out and say that he did not want his son to play tackle football.
Mark Sanchez smiled for a split-second when a reporter labeled him as the most scrutinized guy in the Jets’ locker room. “Nooo,” the quarterback said, dripping with sarcasm.
The media got their first look at Tim Tebow in a Jets uniform Thursday. And no, we aren’t talking about his likeness “Tebowing” in Madden 13.
GM Mike Tannenbaum watched as his team stumbled to an 8-8 finish, a severe disappointment after countless Super Bowl promises from Rex Ryan.