A few days after Rex Ryan said Jace Amaro could benefit from watching tape of Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Ditka, the Jets’ rookie tight end basically dissed his head coach to the NY Post.
Anyone else tired of hearing about cornerbacks? The Jets need to start doing their defense a favor by moving the ball and putting up points like a 21st century NFL team.
While many of the fans continue to freak out over the Jets’ well-documented problems at cornerback, head coach Rex Ryan tried something different at practice on Monday.
The linebacker has a gaze that’s deadly serious — whether he’s talking about football or life. He speaks with a purpose while looking straight at you, the dark brown around his pupils both piercing and intimidating.
“I think they liked Farmingdale very much,” school administrator Patrick Calabria said. “What’s not to like? We have a beautiful campus.”
Another sprain or pop could ruin the fate of the secondary in what long ago became a pass-first league. If that happens, 2014 might turn into a long, long season.
The Jets are banged up in a big way at cornerback. “Those things happen and it’s unfortunate, but you’ve got to move on,” head coach Rex Ryan said.
Geno Smith was solid. Michael Vick showed he was still the fastest guy on the field. Both players led scoring drives. Overall it was a good — but not overwhelming — showing on Thursday night.
Please take a seat, Mr. Idzik. If your team doesn’t do well this year, it might start to get a little warm. Not hot, mind you. Just a little warm.
Preseason games don’t matter? Don’t tell that to Jets quarterback Geno Smith, because his career may depend on them.
Sure, Vick would like to be the New York Jets’ starting quarterback. But, from what he has seen, they’re already in pretty good hands with Smith.
The Jets’ coach has spent plenty of time at Clemson with his son. He attended the Tigers’ 38-35 victory over Georgia last season at Death Valley. He has been a regular at Clemson’s pro prospect days in recent seasons.
Despite the talk of competition, it seems this is Geno’s job to lose. Michael Vick was listed as the backup, and third-stringer Matt Simms had the edge over rookie Tajh Boyd.
Geno Smith and Michael Vick failed to get the New York Jets into the end zone Saturday night as the defense shut down the offense in the team’s scrimmage at the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex.
The New York Jets have signed running back Michael Smith and released safety Brandon Hardin.