The way the Jets are talking, you may want to start saving up for playoff tickets now. But Lombardi trophies aren’t won on the back pages.
The Jets have re-signed veteran linebacker Calvin Pace to a two-year deal, bringing back one of their sacks leaders from last season.
Following the Jets’ 20-7 victory over the Miami Dolphins, Jets owner Woody Johnson announced that head coach Rex Ryan will return in 2014.
According to an NFL executive, the Jets will likely opt to bring back Rex Ryan. Neither general manager John Idzik nor owner Woody Johnson have commented on the head coach’s job security.
If Rex Ryan knows what his future holds with the New York Jets, he’s not letting on. Ryan was loose and playful after the Jets’ final full practice Friday, appearing anything but a coach on the hot seat.
The Jets coach said this week he’s talked at length to his brother Rob, defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, about stopping Cam Newton and the Panthers.
Rookie quarterback Geno Smith has struggled mightily lately, having completed 25 passes in his past three games. That’s 25 total — eight against New Orleans, eight at Buffalo and nine against Baltimore.
The Jets graduated Sunday. They beat a good Saints team, led by a good quarterback in Drew Brees, 26-20, through timely offense and fantastic defense.
Coples expects to make things a bit more miserable for opposing quarterbacks this season.
According to Yahoo! Sports, the Jets and offensive lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson are set to restructure his deal, saving the Jets $5.128 million in cap space.
John Idzik acknowledged that he and Darrelle Revis recently had “a nice talk.” Other than that, the new New York Jets’ general manager divulged very little, particularly about the swirling trade rumors involving the star cornerback.
Linebacker Calvin Pace is coming back to the New York Jets on a one-year deal, according to multiple reports.
Barnes was a fourth-round draft pick of Baltimore in 2007 and played two of his three years with the Ravens under then-defensive coordinator and current Jets coach Rex Ryan.
Darrelle Revis is moving closer to getting back on the football field. Whether that’s with the New York Jets next season remains to be seen.
John Idzik can’t trade the former first-round pick until March 12, but according to a report he will attempt to shop him to other teams at the 2013 NFL Combine this week.