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Jets Sign Offensive Tackle Jason Smith, Release Wedige

The New York Jets have signed veteran offensive tackle Jason Smith, who spent last season with the team.

08/23/2013

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Jets Release Bart Scott, Calvin Pace, Eric Smith, Jason Smith And Josh Baker

The New York Jets released veteran linebackers Bart Scott and Calvin Pace and three other players, clearing about $31 million in salary cap space.

02/19/2013

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Jets’ O-Line Coach DeGuglielmo Steaming Over Directive

Jets’ offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo is unhappy about Rex Ryan’s handling of the left guard position.

11/30/2012

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Wayne Hunter Glad To Escape Jets Fans, ‘Brutal’ NY Atmosphere

Sent packing from the Jets to St. Louis last month in a swap of embattled right tackles, Hunter had just about enough of the Tri-State pressure cooker.

09/06/2012

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Jets GM ‘Intrigued’ By New Right Tackle, Rams Bust Jason Smith

Hey, if the Jets managed to turn around Aaron Maybin on the defensive side, a former first-round pick who was widely considered a bust in Buffalo, why not Smith on the offensive line?

08/29/2012

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Dyer: Wayne Hunter Showed His True Side In Jets Exit

Hopefully, someday, Hunter’s four-year legacy with the Jets will be measured by the man he showed over the past 10 days, and not just his rough 2011 season on the field.

08/28/2012

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Palladino: Bye-Bye, Hunter; Jets May Have Answer In Howard

It’s hard to use the word impressive in most any talk about the Jets’ preseason offense. But there is one exception: right tackle.

08/28/2012

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Jets Rid Themselves Of Hunter, Trade Embattled Tackle To Rams

The New York Jets have acquired Jason Smith from the St. Louis Rams for Wayne Hunter in a swap of disappointing right tackles.

08/27/2012

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Jets’ Austin Howard Ready For Challenge That Comes With Inheriting Starting Role

“I have to take full advantage of it,” Howard said. “When you get a new chance, you always have to have a positive outlook. I have the mindset to show what I can do.”

08/24/2012

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Jets Reportedly Contacting Teams About Trading For A Tackle

General manager Mike Tannenbaum and his staff may be on the lookout for help outside the organization. The Jets have reportedly contacted teams to inquire about trading for a tackle.

08/24/2012

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Dyer: Jets Failed To Coddle Hunter Like They Do Sanchez

Say what you will of Wayne Hunter’s play, he has owned up to every mistake and only ever worked hard at his craft. He deserved better.

08/24/2012

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Mike Tannenbaum: ‘No Question’ Sanchez, Jets Have Enough Offensive Weapons

Not everyone agrees. There was plenty of immediate feedback — mostly negative — on Twitter, where former Giants offensive tackle and current NFL analyst Roman Oben posted, “I heard that. What is Mike T smoking?”

08/23/2012

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Unfazed By Criticism, Tim Tebow Enters Boomer & Carton Lion’s Den

“I think more than anything you would want people to say, ‘There’s someone that helps the team win football games,’” Tebow told Boomer & Carton.

08/23/2012

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Jets Right Tackle Wayne Hunter Benched; Austin Howard To Replace Him As Starter

Jets head coach Rex Ryan has made the decision to bench offensive tackle Wayne Hunter. Starting in Hunter’s place will be Austin Howard.

08/23/2012

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Schwartz: Hunter’s Days Appear To Be Numbered; Thoughts From Jets Family Night

Embattled tackle Wayne Hunter was a no-go for the Jets family night practice Tuesday. “We had a conversation that was a personal thing and that’s the way that it will remain,” said Rex Ryan.

08/22/2012

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