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Michael Vick #1 of the New York Jets passes against LaMarr Woodley #58 and Tarell Brown #23 of the Oakland Raiders during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on September 7, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images)

Jets’ Vick On WFAN: ‘In My Heart, In My Mind, I’m Still A Starter’

“I’m a competitor, so of course — I’m being honest, I’m being frank with you — it’s hard not going out on the field and starting and taking that first snap.”

09/09/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

NFL Players, Jarred By Video, In No Rush To Defend Ray Rice

Football is a fraternity, and NFL players rarely criticize each other publicly, especially when it comes to matters of discipline. That changed Monday.

09/09/2014

Quarterback Michael Vick #1 of the New York Jets drops back to pass against the Indianapolis Colts during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 7, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

After Solid Summer Vick Says He Is A Better QB Than He Was Last Year

It’s hard to argue with him, especially after a solid summer in which he looked anything but a 34-year-old quarterback in the twilight of his career.

09/06/2014

Jets quarterback Michael Vick drops back to pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 7, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Though He’s The Backup, Jets’ Vick Says He’s A Better QB Now Than Last Year

Michael Vick knows he has a lot of football left in him. He sees it when he watches himself on film. He feels it when he zips around the field and flings the ball downfield.

09/05/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Be Optimistic All You Want, But Ultimately They’re Still The Jets

I’m not dismissing the possibility that the Jets will roll over the Raiders and their rookie quarterback, but I’ve been fooled so many times in the past that the following tenet is ingrained in my soul: Beware of high expectations.

09/05/2014

Jets quarterback Michael Vick drops back to pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 7, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jets’ Michael Vick To Be Weekly Guest On Mike Francesa’s Show

Ready for a little Michael Vick in the afternoon?

09/02/2014

Jets running back Chris Johnson, right, carries the ball against the Indianapolis Colts during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 7, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Don’t Expect Vintage CJ2K, But Johnson Will Soar For Jets

Chris Johnson is going to be asked to do a lot for the Jets this season. So far, he’s shown that age is just a number and he’s capable of being what he once was.

09/02/2014

Wide receiver Riley Cooper #14 of the Philadelphia Eagles embraces quarterback Michael Vick #1 of the New York Jets after the Eagles defeated the Jets 37-7 in the final preseason game on August 28, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Evan Habeeb/Getty Images)

Jets QB Michael Vick Makes Quick Cameo In Philly Vs. Eagles

Vick’s first game back in the city he called home for five seasons was reduced to nothing more than a one-play cameo, something more suitable for an Instagram video rather than the highlight reels he filled with the Eagles.

08/29/2014

Jets backup quarterback Michael Vick leads the team against the Indianapolis Colts at MetLife Stadium on August 7, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jets’ Vick Expected To Get Hero’s Welcome In His Return To Philadelphia

Michael Vick is coming back to Philadelphia wearing a different shade of green and a new uniform number.

08/27/2014

Quarterback Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets passes against the Indianapolis Colts in the first quarter during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 7, 2014. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Season Preview: Jets Will Fly As Far As Geno Smith Takes Them

Smith is brimming with confidence, and with that comes increased respect in the locker room. The bottom line, though, is the success — or failure — of Rex Ryan’s team could depend on Smith’s performance this season.

08/27/2014

Quarterback Michael Vick #1 of the New York Jets drops back to pass against the Indianapolis Colts during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 7, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jets Quarterback Michael Vick Will Always Be Grateful Toward Eagles

Vick, now the backup to Geno Smith with the Jets, is expected to take a few snaps Thursday night when he returns to Philadelphia in the teams’ preseason finale.

08/26/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 22:  Bennett Jackson #36 and Charles James #37 of the New York Giants tackle Chris Ivory #33 of the New York Jets during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Smith, Vick Toss TDs But Jets Fall Short Against Giants 35-24

Geno Smith and Michael Vick each threw touchdown passes with the New York Jets’ starting offense, and the defense mostly shut down Eli Manning before the Giants’ backups rallied for a 35-24 preseason victory Friday night.

08/22/2014

Jets backup quarterback Michael Vick leads the team against the Indianapolis Colts at MetLife Stadium on August 7, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Vick: I’m Here For Geno But He Really Needs To Get It Done Now

Michael Vick has done everything asked of him and some things people don’t really know about in his role as mentor to Geno Smith.

08/22/2014

The Jets’ Geno Smith walks off of the field in the fourth quarter after throwing an interception and having it returned for a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Oct. 27, 2013. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Geno Hoping For Better Showing Than Last Time Jets Went To Cincinnati

Geno Smith and Andy Dalton had horrid performances in their last games at Paul Brown Stadium. And neither has forgotten.

08/15/2014

MetLife Stadium (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Will The Jets Ever Overtake The Giants In NY? Don’t Count On It

A Jets commercial just popped on TV, imploring me to buy tickets for this season. The Giants don’t have to worry about selling seats — or their souls — to get you in the building, which means MetLife belongs to Big Blue.

08/15/2014

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