Rex Ryan is sticking with Mark Sanchez as the New York Jets’ starting quarterback, but added that the coaching staff will look at “everything” during the bye week because the team has “no wiggle room.”
Bill Hughan has been hired as the Jets’ strength and conditioning coach, replacing Sal Alosi. Hughan joins the Jets after three seasons as the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Falcons.
The New York Jets are appealing the $100,000 fine issued by the NFL last week for violating league rules when assistant coach Sal Alosi ordered players to form a sideline wall, then tripped Miami’s Nolan Carroll during a punt return last month.
The Jets were fined Thursday because Alosi placed players in a prohibited area on the sideline to impede opposing team’s special teams players and gain a competitive advantage.
When Dolphins rookie Reshad Jones stayed out of bounds too long on a Miami punt against the New York Jets, he never could have known he was setting up an NFL scandal.
The NFL sent a letter to the 32 teams Thursday reminding them of the rules and restrictions for the bench area and sidelines. The letter was sent in the wake of Jets coach Sal Alosi tripping Miami’s Nolan Carroll in Sunday’s game.
“The past couple of days it has been continuous, every channel I turn to,” Miami Dolphins rookie cornerback Nolan Carroll said Wednesday. “I’m just trying to watch TV. I can’t get away from it.”
The Jets have suspended Sal Alosi indefinitely for ordering Jets personnel to line up on the sideline – in order to prevent Miami Dolphins punt returner Nolan Carroll from running out of bounds.
As if the Jets losing two games in a row wasn’t enough, today we are still talking about Sal Alosi and the tripping incident he was involved in on Sunday.
The Jets’ Sal Alosi tripping incident got an extra dose of juice Tuesday, when ex-Dolphins linebacker Zach Thomas accused Gang Green of intentionally lining up their coaches on the sideline in order to keep Nolan Carroll in bounds.
Santonio Holmes wasn’t the only member of the Jets organization to drop the ball this week. Ownership and the front office did it too.
Dicky Maegle gladly retold the story Monday night of his own sideline shenanigans, shortly after a New York Jets assistant coach was suspended and fined for tripping a Miami Dolphins player.
The Jets trainer who tripped a Miami Dolphins player on the sideline during a game Sunday says he “wasn’t thinking” when he did it, and has not yet received any discipline from the team or the NFL.
The roof collapsed on the Giants, and it landed on the Jets. If the Jets got a mulligan for the mauling in New England, they’ve lost all the latitude that their fans have given them after a sizzling 9-2 start.
Six days after an embarrassing loss, things got even worse for the New York Jets. The offense was inexplicably flat, the quarterback was nearly benched and — get this — a coach on the sideline tripped and injured a Miami Dolphins player.