Move over, rookie. Mark Sanchez has a “slight” lead over Geno Smith in the Jets’ quarterback competition, according to Metro New York.
Brooklyn will get a look at its future NHL franchise in September, when the Islanders play the Devils in a preseason tilt at Barclays Center.
Tyson Chandler said he didn’t have much concern after his injury, which occurred when he fell to the court after a collision with the Nets’ Gerald Wallace.
For unhappy hockey fans, the hits just keep on coming.
If Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow don’t get it done in the red zone, the Jets can turn to Greg McElroy. After all, he was the only quarterback to lead the Jets to a touchdown this preseason.
After all, the NFL has many rules and nuances. Some of these officials aren’t exactly used to speaking in front of 75,000 rabid football fans, never mind a national television audience.
It’s not like coach Tom Coughlin’s job got much easier, but he likely got a bit more clarity about a few of his positions in Wednesday’s preseason finale.
A civilized person might hide the names to protect the innocent. But, hey, we’re not about that here. Not at all. You put yourself out there, you take the heat. So here’s the heat.
Marcus Thomas, Dwayne Hendricks and Markus Kuhn will be given a good chance to show where or if they belong on the depth chart on Wednesday night.
Yeah, we know the Jets still haven’t found the end zone. Then there’s the other elephant in the room. It has been shrouded in secrecy for months, a topic too taboo for any players to discuss at length – or in some cases, at all.
Defensive end Quinton Coples has enjoyed rave reviews from Rex Ryan since the NFL draft. But after Sunday night’s preseason loss to the Carolina Panthers, Coples found himself in the Jets coach’s doghouse.
Josh Brown hinted as much to his Twitter followers on Monday. “Best of luck to the 2012 Jets… Thanks for one of the most memorable camps in 10 yrs,” he tweeted. “GREAT GROUP OF GUYS!!”
It was Umenyiora’s right knee, according to the New York Post. That could be a cause of concern, considering he had arthroscopic surgery on the same troublesome knee last August.
Three preseason games. Seven field goals. No touchdowns. Jets fans haven’t seen much to be excited about so far — particularly from the offense.
NFL fans know the football anthem “I’ve Been Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.” But the more appropriate title for a song leading into Sunday night’s Jets-Panthers game would be: “I’ve Been Waiting All Preseason for a Jets Touchdown.”