Jets GM 'Intrigued' By New Right Tackle, Rams Bust Jason SmithHey, 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?
Dyer: Wayne Hunter Showed His True Side In Jets ExitHopefully, 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.
Palladino: Bye-Bye, Hunter; Jets May Have Answer In HowardIt’s hard to use the word impressive in most any talk about the Jets’ preseason offense. But there is one exception: right tackle.
Jets Rid Themselves Of Hunter, Trade Embattled Tackle To RamsThe New York Jets have acquired Jason Smith from the St. Louis Rams for Wayne Hunter in a swap of disappointing right tackles.
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."
Jets Reportedly Contacting Teams About Trading For A TackleGeneral 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.
Dyer: Jets Failed To Coddle Hunter Like They Do SanchezSay 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.
Mike Tannenbaum: 'No Question' Sanchez, Jets Have Enough Offensive WeaponsNot 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?"
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.
Jets Right Tackle Wayne Hunter Benched; Austin Howard To Replace Him As StarterJets head coach Rex Ryan has made the decision to bench offensive tackle Wayne Hunter. Starting in Hunter's place will be Austin Howard.
Schwartz: Hunter's Days Appear To Be Numbered; Thoughts From Jets Family NightEmbattled 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.