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John Idzik (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Idzik: Cutting Patterson ‘Best Thing For Jets'; Rex Defends Handling Of Hill

Despite a thin secondary, the Jets cut the veteran cornerback Saturday in a move that capped a bizarre week involving a player the team had expected to be a starter.

09/02/2014

Head coach Rex Ryan greets Dee Milliner during the Jets’ game against the Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 1, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Rex ‘Not Sure Yet’ If Milliner Will Be Ready For Jets’ Season Opener

The second-year cornerback suffered a high left ankle sprain during training camp on Aug. 10 and hasn’t practiced since.

08/29/2014

Dimitri Patterson signed with the Jets as a free agent after spending the past two seasons with the Dolphins. (credit: Getty Images)

Jets’ Patterson Says He Never Went AWOL, Allegations Are ‘Completely False’

“As it relates to my whereabouts, and me missing for 48 hours without being seen or heard from me or my representative, is completely false,” Patterson wrote.

08/28/2014

Dimitri Patterson signed with the Jets as a free agent after spending the past two seasons with the Dolphins. (credit: Getty Images)

Jets Announce Patterson’s Suspension To Last Through The End Of Preseason

Dimitri Patterson is free to rejoin the Jets on Monday, the team announced on Tuesday night.

08/26/2014

Mohamed Sanu #12 of the Cincinnati Bengals is tackled by Dimitri Patterson #24, then of the Miami Dolphins, at Sun Life Stadium on October 31, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Jets Cornerback Patterson Suspended Indefinitely After Going AWOL

He’s back, but he won’t be on the field any time soon. Dimitri Patterson’s mysterious absence has led to an indefinite suspension, Jets general manager John Idzik announced on Monday.

08/25/2014

Rueben Randle #82 of the New York Giants scores a touchdown against the New York Jets during the second quarter of a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Jets Need To Go Outside The Organization And Get A Cornerback

No matter what they tell the media, Ryan and Idzik have to understand that outside help is needed. While they are loathe to take on long-term money, they have plenty of room under the 2014 cap to look into one-year fixes.

08/25/2014

Dimitri Patterson signed with the Jets as a free agent after spending the past two seasons with the Dolphins. (credit: Getty Images)

Jets Cornerback Dimitri Patterson AWOL Since Before Friday’s Game

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson did not show up for the team’s game against the Giants on Friday night and has had no direct communication with anyone in the organization since. General […]

08/24/2014

Jets general manager John Idzik (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Idzik: We Know What We Are Doing With Our Surplus Salary Cap Space

John Idzik has heard the anger about the offseason’s allocation of funds. He just wants everyone to take a deep breath. He says he’s got this.

08/20/2014

Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets greets Dee Milliner #27. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Patterson: Jets’ Much-Maligned Corners Have Opportunity To Silence Critics

New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson says the team’s often-criticized defensive backs have a chance to “shut people up” this season.

08/19/2014

Michael Vick (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images), Geno Smith (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Questions, Questions And More Questions As Jets Open Camp

As the Jets head to Cortland for training camp this week, questions abound related to the specifics of general manager John Idzik’s offseason retooling. For instance, is Eric Decker really a No. 1 receiver? And where did all the corners go?

07/22/2014

Jets head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch: Pressure On New-Look Jets With Training Camp Set To Begin

New playmakers, fresh-faced rookies and a rejuvenated Rex Ryan. They all have the New York Jets feeling pretty optimistic heading into training camp, with their sights set on ending a three-year playoff drought.

07/21/2014

Former Oakland Raiders receiver Jacoby Ford in action against the Washington Redskins at O.co Coliseum on Sept. 29, 2013. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jets Sign Receiver Jacoby Ford, Corner Dimitri Patterson

The Jets have signed a very fast wide receiver — just not the one most of the fan base wanted. They’ve also inked a corner, but not one that highlighted this offseason’s free agent class.

04/01/2014

Eli Manning (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Dottino: Three Keys For The Giants Against The Browns

Despite an injury report that includes 13 names, the Giants are more talented than most. And they cannot afford to dip under sea level with the gauntlet of a schedule they’ll have to face, beginning next week in San Francisco.

10/05/2012

Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles passes against the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium on December 19, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Captain Comeback: With Vick, Eagles Full Of Magic

With Michael Vick, the Philadelphia Eagles always feel they’re in the game. It’s only fitting. After all, his remarkable comeback to the NFL is one of the most compelling stories in sports.

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