Posted June 04, 2013 on
PLAYERS: David Garrard
TEAMS: New York Jets
David Garrard retired recently from the New York Jets due to an ailing knee injury. Michael Prunka pays tribute to one of the greatest Pirates to wear the purple and gold.

New York Jets Building An Elite Defense From The Inside Out

When the Jets selected Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson with the 13th overall pick they acquired from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Darrelle Revis, the fan base was quite shocked. The Jets had taken defensive linemen with their first and third round picks in 2011 (Muhammad Wilkerson and Kenrick Ellis) and also with their first round pick in 2012 (Quinton Coples). With...

Moving Mark Sanchez Is The Best Thing for Everyone

Mark Sanchez was drafted out of USC and started off his first two seasons with a bang. He took the Jets to two straight AFC Championships, and even though they were both losses, it's still pretty impressive for a young QB. However the past two seasons, he hasn't been as fortunate.Over the past two seasons, Mark Sanchez has a combined 52 turnovers, which is absolutely gut...

Glenn Beck’s helping hand offer to Tim Tebow

Tebow! Tebow! Tebow! Buried behind Glenn Beck’s strange and idiotic rant about how terrible RGIII’s new house must be (yes, Glenn, Northern Virginia is very expensive but it’s not on Manhattan’s level and the house is not in Great Falls, it’s in the sticks, so that’s why it is “only” $2.5M), there is an even worse idea. It is a bad idea whose time may have come. I...

Jets' Ryan: QB battle not close to being settled

Rex Ryan says the New York Jets are not close to deciding on a starting quarterback and he won't make that call until he feels ''100 percent comfortable.'' Mark Sanchez, the incumbent trying to revive his career, and Geno Smith, the hotshot rookie, are competing for the job this offseason. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg recently suggested he hoped a front...

Santonio Holmes may start training camp on the PUP list

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan told the media today that wide receiver Santonio Holmes may start training camp on the physically unable to perform list Rex Ryan says there's a "possibility" that Santonio Holmes could start training camp on the PUP list (LisFranc surgery). #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) June 5, 2013 Holmes is still recovering from Lisfranc...

Rex Ryan’s Grand Experiment: The Flexible Front Seven?

Our 285-pound backer? Honestly, I can’t muster enough energy to talk about Sanchez and quarterbacks. The most intriguing thing for me about this Jets team is the experiment taking place on Rex Ryan’s defense. Specifically, with the front seven. For anyone who’s watched this squad over the years, it’s clear Ryan can coach defense. And the Jets defensive units have been solid...

Where will Sheldon Richardson be used on Jets' defensive line? 'Everywhere'

Rookie Sheldon Richardson is readying himself for Rex Ryan's defensive line. That mean's he's preparing to post up anywhere, and...“Everywhere,” Richardson told's Eric Allen of his work in OTAs. “A little end, a little three tech(nique), a little nose, shade, all that… The only thing I haven’t done yet is play rush, so I pretty much have...

New York Jets player Antonio Cromartie enjoys the simplicity of driving a Toyota Prius

When athletes get that paycheck, they buy several homes and vehicles that resembles a small car dealership.  That is what happened to current New York Jets player Antonio Cromartie. According [...]

Antonio Cromartie Dishes Out Some Advice For Young Players

There are some guys that you can look at and see them giving advice to people. They are successful, nothing has ever appeared to go wrong for them, and all is well. And they would be the wrong people to listen to. The NFL knows this which is why it has guys like Antonio Cromartie speaking to young players. I've got how many kids by how many women? It may seem strange...

Jets LB Quinton Coples: Rob Gronkowski Is No Problem To Cover

Quinton Coples is making the switch from defensive end to linebacker for the New York Jets, and with the switch is a new bravado we’ve never seen from Coples before. Coples was asked by the New York Daily News about dealing with tight ends in the division like former teammate Dustin Keller, and most importantly Patriots star Rob Gronkowski. Coples didn’t shy away from the challenge...

Rob Gronkowski, Dustin Keller Can Be Covered, According to Jets Linebacker Quinton Coples

Quinton Coples is making the transition from defensive end to outside linebacker this year, but he already appears to be pretty confident in his skills in the new role. The 6-foot-6, 285-pound pass rusher thinks covering new Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller and Rob Gronkowski will be no problem for him and the Jets. In fact, he makes it sound simple. “Dustin Keller? I wouldn...

No Huddle – New York Jets Off-Season Exhaustion Edition

TJ Rosenthal helps kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. The Mets and Jets: Shea Stadium Twins? Often times, doesn’t it feel like the Jets and Mets are twins? Both tenants of Shea Stadium from the days the doors first opened in 1964...

Guy orders a Tom Brady Fathead and gets Tebowed

You can always count on Reddit to give ya a good laugh in between all the garbage on it. Take one of the posters over there, ‘frigidcoke’. He order himself a Tom Brady Fathead, and to his surpise, received this instead: ‘Ya nawt gonna believe this s**t. I ordered a Tawmy Brady Fathead, and they sent me a facking Tim Tebow one.” I imagine in my head that is exactly how Sully...

Joe Namath doing retirement home commercials (Video)

It looks like when Joe Namath isn’t ripping his former team, the New York Jets, he’s filming commercials for retirement homes. H/T Shut Down Corner Need NFL Tickets? The post Joe Namath doing retirement home commercials (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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