“I let it slide,” Vick said. “I let Rex get him. Rex laughed about it and we got a good laugh over it, but seriously, deep down, I really didn’t think it was funny.”
Though he wouldn’t say it, Michael Vick must see the bigger picture: the Jets have four quarterbacks, but they still won’t have legitimate starter when the Raiders walk into MetLife on Sept. 7.
If he can stay healthy — and admittedly that is a big if — he could and should be penciled in as the Week 1 starter. That might not fit the narrative Jets management would want to promote, but it would win games.
Rex Ryan and Michael Vick might need to huddle up. While Ryan insisted Wednesday there’s “no doubt” the New York Jets have an open competition at quarterback, Vick continued to differ.
While most of the world is banking on a true quarterback competition between Geno Smith and Michael Vick in training camp, the Jets have intimated all along that probably won’t be the case.
Call it Joe being Joe if you want, but Namath has his opinions when it comes to the Jets’ quarterback competition.
The quarterback negotiated for the number with punter Ryan Quigley, who previously wore No. 1, during workouts and the two came to an agreement.
Mornhinweg insists during a conference call Tuesday that the Jets signed Vick last month for the “important role” to push Smith, who was rocky in his rookie season, and make him a better quarterback.
“I’m not paying attention to the Giants,” the two-time Pro Bowler said. “What’ve they done? Signed some guys. Big deal.”
Rex Ryan says it’s “time to deliver” on expectations that he and New York Jets fans have for the team. More than anything else, whether they do or not will likely be directly tied to whomever wins the quarterback competition.
Those who want SUNY Cortland to ban Michael Vick are wasting their time, the school said Thursday.
There are some people who just won’t let Michael Vick’s past go. A little more than 1,600 of them according to the most recent count.
While Michael Vick will compete with Geno Smith for the starting job in New York, Mark Sanchez is coming to Philadelphia as insurance.
After finding out that Mark Sanchez signed a one-year contract with the Eagles, Boomer and Carton wonder why the Jets didn’t bring him back.
“We don’t pencil anything in right now,” Jets general manager John Idzik told WFAN co-hosts Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on Thursday morning. “We let things play out and so many things can happen.”