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Don’t Sleep On This Offense: Jets Set To Deploy New Playmakers Vs. Raiders

The wish list for the Jets’ offense was simple, yet ambitious. Playmakers — real difference makers — were needed, and general manager John Idzik went shopping during the offseason.

09/05/2014

Rookie tight end Jace Amaro makes a catch during the first day of Jets rookie minicamp on May 16, 2014, in Florham Park, N.J. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Amaro On Rex’s Advice To Watch Tape Of Ditka: I’m Good, Thanks

A few days after Rex Ryan said Jace Amaro could benefit from watching tape of Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Ditka, the Jets’ rookie tight end basically dissed his head coach to the NY Post.

08/12/2014

Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg (L) and head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

As Jets’ Defense Beats Up The Offense In Camp, Mornhinweg Formulates A Plan

Marty Mornhinweg might be the not-so-secret key to the New York Jets’ success this season. Yep, even more than Geno Smith. Or, Michael Vick. Even Eric Decker, Chris Johnson and the offensive line.

07/31/2014

Jets tight end Jace Amaro (Photo by Chris Lopresti/WFAN)

Jets Rookie Tight End Jace Amaro Unfazed By Rocky Start To Camp

Jace Amaro trudged his way from the field after a particularly rough practice and was met along the way by John Idzik. The New York Jets general manager gave the rookie tight end what amounted to a brief pep talk and then patted him on the back.

07/30/2014

Calvin Pryor (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jets’ Calvin Pryor Sits Out; Jace Amaro Limited At Practice

New York Jets rookie safety Calvin Pryor sat out practice while he recovers from a concussion, although coach Rex Ryan says the first-round pick is “making strides.”

07/29/2014

Calvin Pryor (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jets’ Calvin Pryor Has Concussion, Jace Amaro Tweaks Knee

Safety Calvin Pryor was diagnosed with a concussion Sunday, and tight end Jace Amaro was sidelined in the middle of practice at training camp after tweaking his right knee.

07/28/2014

Rookie tight end Jace Amaro makes a catch during the first day of Jets rookie minicamp on May 16, 2014, in Florham Park, N.J. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jace Amaro On WFAN: Rookie Tight End Focused On Making Jets Better

Jace Amaro believes what you ultimately become is based on how hard you prepare. The Jets’ rookie tight end plans on becoming quite a bit in the NFL.

06/06/2014

New York Jets tight end Jace Amaro makes a catch during the first day of rookie minicamp on May 16, 2014 in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Palladino: Rex, Jets Need Rookie TE Amaro To Catch On With Offense

These days, tight end is an offensive position. So is it any wonder that the Jets’ second-round draft pick, Jace Amaro, is being handed a bushel full of expectations?

05/19/2014

Jace Amaro #22 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders celebrates a touchdown against the Baylor Bears at AT&T Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Jets Sign 6 More Draft Picks, Including Boyd And Amaro

Eight down, four to go. The Jets aren’t wasting any time locking up their draft picks, officially signing six more over the past two days to four-year deals.

05/16/2014

Jace Amaro  (Photo by John Weast/Getty Images), Devon Kennard  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Palladino: Will Picks Pan Out? Jets, Giants Find Plenty Of Potential In Draft

Whether any of these guys pan out is for the future. For now, needs were met, expectations were raised. While history was made in St. Louis, the Giants and Jets found plenty of potential.

05/12/2014

Jace Amaro #22 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders celebrates a touchdown against the Baylor Bears at AT&T Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Jets Find Huge Pass-Catching Option, Select Tight End Jace Amaro

The New York Jets needed depth at tight end and wide receiver in the NFL draft. Jace Amaro gives them a little of both.

05/09/2014