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Calvin Pryor (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images), Geno Smith (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Silverman: 3 Critical Areas Will Decide Jets’ Fate In 2014

It’s always football season. That’s why it’s not premature to contemplate the Jets and realize that 2014 has a chance to be much better and more exciting than last year.


New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan and owner Woody Johnson. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jets Owner Woody Johnson: ‘8-8 Good, But I Wasn’t Satisfied’

Johnson wouldn’t reveal any specific goals he has set for his team, but insisted this year’s Jets are “absolutely” better than the group that walked off the field after the season finale in 2013.


Jets quarterback Geno Smith (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Mornhinweg: Geno To ‘Get 70-75 Percent’ Of 1st Team Snaps At Jets Camp

For the longest time the Jets have been trying to tell anyone who will listen that any talk of an open competition for the starting quarterback position is being conducted by those simply not paying attention.


Geno Smith (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Rex On Geno: ‘I Think We’re Going To See Some Great Things From Him’

The presence of Michael Vick doesn’t shake his confidence. Neither does his not-so-solid hold on the New York Jets’ quarterback job. Not even his uncertain status as the future of the franchise.


Jets safety Calvin Pryor, left, and Chris Poston talk during the first day of rookie minicamp on May 16, 2014 in Florham Park, N.J. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jets’ Pryor On Geno: He Will Be ‘One Of The Best Quarterbacks To Ever Play’

Yeah, Calvin Pryor will fit right in with this bunch. The Jets’ first round pick in last month’s draft served up a couple of priceless quotes on Friday.


Michael Vick (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue)

Young Jets FB Calls Michael Vick ‘Sir'; Veteran QB Not Too Happy About It

“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.”


Geno Smith (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Palladino: Don’t Just Hand It To Geno! Jets Need Real QB Competition

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.


Michael Vick (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Dyer: If Vick Is Healthy, He Should Be Penciled In As Jets’ Week 1 Starter

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.


Jets head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Rex, Vick Offer Confusing Takes On Jets’ QB Competition During OTAs

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.


Michael Vick (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images), Geno Smith (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Vick Convinced He Can Still Be A Starter, But Says Jets’ No. 1 Job Is Smith’s

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.


Joe Namath (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Namath At It Again — This Time Says Vick Should Start For Jets At QB

Call it Joe being Joe if you want, but Namath has his opinions when it comes to the Jets’ quarterback competition.


Michael Vick (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue)

Jets QB Michael Vick Pays $10K — To Charity — For No. 1

The quarterback negotiated for the number with punter Ryan Quigley, who previously wore No. 1, during workouts and the two came to an agreement.


Michael Vick (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) and Geno Smith (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets OC: QB Competition Between Geno, Vick Will ‘Work Beautifully’

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.


Michael Vick #7 hands off to LeSean McCoy #25. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Eagles’ LeSean McCoy On Giants: ‘What Have They Done?’

“I’m not paying attention to the Giants,” the two-time Pro Bowler said. “What’ve they done? Signed some guys. Big deal.”


Michael Vick (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images), Geno Smith (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Geno Says He Fully Intends To Beat Out Vick For Jets’ Starting QB Job

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.