“I hope when he plays, there are those comparisons, and I understand where people are coming from,” Rex Ryan said. “But Darrelle was a special player. Dee Milliner is never going to be Darrelle Revis. He’s going to be Dee Milliner.”
Newly-hired New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said Sanchez will probably have “just a little bit of a leg up” in any quarterback competition the team has this offseason.
The New York Jets have re-signed special teamer Josh Mauga.
There will be no dramatic Super Bowl return for Darrelle Revis. Head coach Rex Ryan said Revis will have surgery next week to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, suffered almost three weeks ago at Miami.
Mauga was injured in the Jets’ 23-17 loss to Houston on Monday night. He was a key backup and one of New York’s top special teams players.
The Jets needed to start faster, coach Rex Ryan told his team on Saturday, return to their “Ground-and-Pound” approach and protect quarterback Mark Sanchez. Check. Check. And, check.
New York Jets backup defensive back Marquice Cole will miss the team’s game at Cleveland because of a strained left hamstring.
The New York Jets have signed linebacker Josh Mauga from the practice squad and waived defensive tackle Howard Green.