Willie Colon walked out of the New York Jets’ facility eight months ago uncertain if he’d ever be back.
Home sweet home! “It’s always a good time (back at Hofstra),” the Jets offensive lineman told WFAN.com ahead of Sunday’s family night practice.
The big men up front are in a huge competition for the New York Jets.
Colon was placed on the active/PUP list Wednesday when players reported for camp because of pain in his left knee.
The New York Jets have placed right guard Willie Colon, running back Stevan Ridley and defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson on the active/physically unable to perform list.
You need a story? Send a reporter to Jets practice. Or listen to one of their radio interviews. Somebody is bound to say something stupid.
“Geno’s career, right now, is extremely turbulent,” Willie Colon said.
The Jets are putting together some depth on their offensive line.
The so-called foregone conclusion that was Rex Ryan losing his job at season’s end isn’t so foregone anymore.
Milliner, the team’s top cornerback, has only played in one game this season after missing most of training camp and the opener with a high ankle sprain.
The sideline was a crowded place for the New York Jets during practice Wednesday.
“At the end of the day, that’s our house, and we consider it our house,” Colon said of MetLife Stadium. “The only way to solve it is to beat them.”
Just call ’em the Big, Bad New York Jets. They’re an aggressive bunch who will hit you hard, push back if you shove them, and stick up for one another without hesitation. At least, that’s Rex Ryan’s dream scenario for his team.
Willie Colon sees a big difference in the New York Jets from this time last year. There’s an unmistakable sense of camaraderie — the type three weeks of bonding during training camp can bring.
He was in full pads and participated in individual drills after missing the first three days of practice while recovering from offseason arthroscopic knee surgery in late May.