“Really, he is just a real natural football player,” Mornhinweg said of Powell. “Things come easily to him. You teach him something and then he gets it very quickly.”
Brandon Jacobs played for the Giants from 2005-11. On Twitter, Jacobs said he’d “give it all I got” to get back with Big Blue.
In 16 games for Seattle last season, Washington carried the ball 23 times for 83 yards and a touchdown. He returned 41 punts for 356 yards and 27 kickoffs for 784 yards and a touchdown.
Here is my first and only crack at predicting the initial 53-man roster. I did my best to steer clear of similar lists from other writers, reporters and outlets. Without further adieu…
Over the next 48 hours, New York Jets general manager John Idzik will have the chance to prove that he was the right hire seven months ago to finally reverse the curse on this franchise.
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson was suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
Running back Joe McKnight and Stephen Peterman were among 14 players released by the Jets on Monday morning.
It has been a tumultuous few weeks for the New York Jets’ running back, who has often been the subject of controversy during training camp — some of it brought on by himself, which he readily acknowledges.
The running back fully participated for the second straight day after being limited by a hamstring injury all of training camp, and hopes to play Saturday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
McKnight tweeted that he was “trying to keep my cool” before adding that “now it has gone too far with these reporters.” He then asked, “are you outside,” but a public-relations staff member assured McKnight that the critical tweet had not come from a reporter but a fan.
New York Jets running back Joe McKnight appeared to be OK after he was carted to the locker room, wearing an oxygen mask, after dropping to the field during a drill Monday.
New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has fully participated in practice despite a sore right ankle that shortened his NFL debut at Detroit on Friday night.
Rex Ryan and Marty Mornhinweg announced Tuesday that Sanchez would get the nod over Smith because he’s the incumbent, and Mornhinweg added that Sanchez “earned it.”
McKnight was pulled over in Hanover Township last Tuesday morning, an off-day for players from camp at SUNY Cortland, for changing lanes without signaling, according to Police Chief Steve Gallagher.
Chris Ivory will eventually be the guy for the Jets, but until he’s 100 percent Bilal Powell has a real opportunity to show he never should have been written off in the first place.