Found October 10, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Rich Cimini of, the Jets and defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson are expected to start talking about a contract since next season will be the final year of his rookie deal. In a few months, the Jets and Wilkerson will be talking contract. He has only one year remaining on his rookie deal, and the team almost certainly will try to lock him up next offseason with a long-term deal — probably the first mega-contract of the John Idzik era. The franchise-tag amount this year for a defensive end is $11.2 million, so that should provide a basic idea of how much of a yearly average we’re talking about. Wilkerson claims he’s not thinking about the mega contract that awaits him. “I’m from New Jersey and, just being here these three years, it’s been great for me,” he said. “I’m happy here. I definitely plan on hopefully being a Jet for life.” Wilkerson was a monster on Monday night against the Falcons and is clearly the Jets best defensive player and you could even argue their best overall player.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jets, Muhammad Wilkerson expected to work on extension soon appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Mark Sanchez has season-ending shoulder surgery

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez had season-ending surgery on his right shoulder on Tuesday and as a result his time with the team is likely over. Dr. James Andrews performed the procedure to repair a torn labrum Sanchez suffered during the team’s third preseason game. Andrews and other doctors advised Sanchez to undergo surgery after he underwent seven weeks of rehabilitation...

Writing on the wall as Mark Sanchez hits IR

Florham Park, NJ – The moment the Jets drafted Geno Smith, the clock started on Mark Sanchez's time left in green and white.Late last night, his time ran out – unofficially, at least.The Jets announced late Tuesday that Sanchez underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, an injury he sustained in the third quarter of a preseason game against the New York...

Report: Antonio Cromartie hyperextended his knee

Early tonight we reported that Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie suffered a knee injury during Thursday’s practice. According to Rich Cimini of,  Cromartie suffered a hyperextended knee. Cromartie MRI shows hyperextended knee, not serious, per source. Status for Sunday uncertain. #nyj — Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) October 11, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading...

Kellen Winslow suspended 4 games without pay by NFL

New York Jets tight end Kellen Winslow has been suspended without pay for four games by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Winslow will miss games against Pittsburgh, New England, Cincinnati and New Orleans. He’ll be eligible to return to the Jets on Monday, Nov. 4, the day after the Jets 

Holmes stays quiet after Rex Ryan suggests he'll probably miss Sunday's game

Santonio Holmes made roughly the same amount of noise in his press conference Thursday as he likely will on the field on Sunday. Rex Ryan suggested Thursday that Holmes will probably miss Sunday’s matchup against the Steelers while the wide receiver was evasive with the media a week after saying “I can’t throw it to myself and catch it otherwise I would.” “The fact he...

Report: Mark Sanchez Shouted at Jets General Manager John Idzik After Getting Left in Game, Injuring Shoulder

After Mark Sanchez walloped his shoulder and likely lost his last, desperate chance at being the New York Jets’ starting quarterback during garbage time in a preseason game, many people wondered how Sanchez felt about getting the boot from New York in the most passive-aggressive way possible. According to some New York Post “witnesses,” Sanchez did not like it at all. The Post...

Jets’ Wilkerson might be best football player in New York

Muhammad Wilkerson walked to his locker inside the Jets training facility this week put down his cell phone and turned around to see he was surrounded by a group of reporters and cameras. “Wow what’s all this?” Wilkerson said. He had better get used to the attention. If it takes three years to properly evaluate a draft then the Jets hit a home run by taking Wilkerson in...

Rex Ryan “Mark Sanchez is not dead”

I don’t know if there was any confusion on the topic of whether or not Mark Sanchez was alive or not but Rex Ryan cleared it up. “Mark Sanchez is not dead,” the Jets’ head coach said to Seth Walder of the New York Daily News. Thanks a lot Rex. The response came as a typical Rex Ryan question dodge when asked about Sanchez’s future with the Jets. “We’re acting like...

Ex-Jets WR Wayne Chrebet Talked Wall Street with Brittany Umar Today

Former New York Jets wide receiver (and current Assistant Vice President at Barclays) Wayne Chrebet headed down to today to talk transitioning from the NFL to Wall Street -- and the Jets' progress this season. [h/t Chris Ciaccia for the heads up.] **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return HomeFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.

Judgment of Geno Smith coming far too soon

By now, most of us are aware of the New York Daily News’ two covers featuring Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith. Although the dates of publication are years apart, the headline is exactly the same. “A Star is Born.” In the NFL, winning is all about scoring points. Rule changes of the past decade have weakened the defense’s ability to stop opposing offenses, especially in the...

Rex goes into detail about workings at safety

BY NICK ST. DENISRex Ryan mixes defensive players like Walter White mixes chemicals.Ryan is working with more than half a dozen new starters on defense yet is still leading a unit ranked second in the league in yards-per-game. The Jets have been exceptional up front, but the secondary has been in flux.While Gang Green has been dealing with injuries at cornerback, Ryan has taken a...

David Garrard Comes Out of Retirement, Placed on Jets’ Exempt List

As it turns out, David Garrard is not ready for retirement just yet. The veteran quarterback, who retired in May due to chronic knee problems, decided Thursday to return to the New York Jets. He underwent a physical and was removed from the reserve-retired list. Garrard was placed on the team’s exempt list, meaning the Jets now have 10 days to decide if they want to add him to...

The Buttfumble Meets the Miley Twerk

Mark Sanchez Lands a Starring Role Jets Papers Give Geno the Same Headline as Sanchez

Geno Smith, DeSean Jackson earn Players of the Week

Geno Smith's Monday night performance not only won over critics and headline writers it also earned him the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award for Week 5. Smith completed 16 of 20 passes for 199 yards and three touchdowns but it was his poise down the stretch leading the New York Jets to a 30-28 last-second victory over the Atlanta Falcons that most likely earned him the...


Edwards says someone is trying to “come up” off his status but constantly puts himself in compromising situations. Earlier this week, sources informed me that NFL free agent wideout BRAYLON EDWARDS was involved in yet another incident outside a night club. Reports said Edwards attacked a man by grabbing him by his ankles upon realizing the man was filming Braylon’s altercation...
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