David Garrard

David Garrard (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Jets Activate QB Garrard, To Serve As Backup And Smith’s Mentor

The 35-year-old Garrard was removed from the reserve-retired list two weeks ago and placed on the exempt list, meaning he was eligible to practice and attend meetings. The Jets had until 4 p.m. EDT Monday to decide whether to activate him.

10/21/2013

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Um, What? After Announcing Retirement, David Garrard Re-Signs With Jets

The Jets have signed quarterback David Garrard. he 35-year-old signed with the Jets on March 11, but then announced that he was retiring on May 15.

10/10/2013

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David Garrard Officially Retires; Jets Sign Veteran WR Ben Obomanu

The move Thursday by Garrard was expected after he told the team two weeks ago that his surgically repaired left knee kept swelling up on him after workouts.

05/30/2013

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Woody Johnson On Mike Goodson Situation: ‘Truth, Justice And The American Way’

“We’re trying to win games and do the right thing,” Johnson said. “Truth, justice and the American way. We live by it, we really do. We have a strong credo, very proud people, very intelligent people that work in our building.”

05/20/2013

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Despite Getting ‘In Trouble,’ Geno Smith Doesn’t Regret Playoff Guarantee

It seems the Jets — a franchise famous for boasts from Joe Namath (good) and Rex Ryan (not so good) — didn’t like Smith’s playoff guarantee very much.

05/20/2013

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David Garrard Considers Coaching Internship Offer From Jets

David Garrard may be done with football, but that doesn’t mean he’s finished with the Jets.

05/17/2013

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Palladino: Jets’ Circus None Of Steve Smith’s Business

Controversy from within is one thing, and heaven knows the Jets generate plenty of that. But when somebody from the outside jumps unprovoked on the pile, well, that should get everybody’s hackles up.

05/17/2013

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David Garrard Plans To Retire; Jets Down To 4 QBs

Garrard is out of the Jets’ quarterback competition. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Garrard plans to retire because of lingering knee issues.

05/16/2013

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Reports: Veteran Quarterback David Garrard Will Not Play For Jets In 2013

The Jets’ quarterback competition just lost some luster — and a key component. According to multiple reports, David Garrard will not play for Gang Green in 2013.

05/15/2013

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Dyer: Don’t Rush Geno! Jets Need To Resist Temptation With Rookie QB

Though the initial returns are good, it’s too early to claim there’s a quarterback controversy in Jets-land — and there shouldn’t be one this season involving Geno Smith.

05/14/2013

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Geno Smith Gives Self An ‘F’ Grade After First Day Of Practice With Jets

After day one of minicamp, Jets’ quarterback Geno Smith gave himself an “F” Grade.

05/10/2013

Santonio Holmes, Mark Sanchez (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Santonio Holmes Believes Mark Sanchez Is Jets’ Starting QB

“Right now, it’s Sanchez, and that’s who we’re going with,” Holmes said Wednesday. “And we’re going to continue on this road until time permits.”

05/09/2013

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Ouch! Hall Of Famer Mike Ditka Rips Jets, Calls Them ‘A Joke’

“What happened up there in New York last year was a joke, but then again so is their team,” Ditka said in a radio interview.

05/08/2013

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Woody Johnson: There’s A ‘Buzz’ Surrounding The Jets, ‘Draft Is Going To Work’

Johnson did acknowledge on Tuesday that fans should “be patient and have trust we’re doing the best thing for your team.” But on the other hand, he wants fans to know that there will be excitement in East Rutherford this coming season.

05/07/2013

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Thick-Skinned Geno Smith Eager To Get Started With Jets

The rookie quarterback has already dealt with some not-so-nice headlines in New York, and the heat will only intensify at training camp this summer during the Jets’ five-man QB competition.

05/07/2013

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