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Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays!
We continue today with Rex Ryan’s exaggerations and comparisons! (Note, you can track this entire series right here)
Rex Ryan press conferences peaked somewhere during the 2010 season when it was arguably the best 20 minute sitcom available on a daily basis. He has gradually toned them down since the Jets have struggled the past two seasons but that doesn’t mean they still aren’t a source of entertainment, particularly when he begins making comparisons and inevitably some exaggerations. Among my favorites…
Demario Davis - ”Wow. … This is amazing. He reminds me of Ray (Lewis),” Ryan said, according to The Sta...
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A miffed Joe McKnight smacked down speculation that he could be the odd man out in the New York Jets' crowded backfield, saying they'd have to ''kill me'' to take his spot.
The running back, entering his fourth season, says Thursday that he doesn't care who the Jets bring in at the position and he's going to ''prove'' he belongs. New...
David Garrard says his surgically repaired left knee kept swelling up on him after workouts, and that forced him to realize he couldn't compete for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job.
Garrard tells SiriusXM NFL Radio on Thursday that his decision to consider retirement was a result of his knee not being healthy, not because the Jets drafted Geno Smith in the second...
It looks like Geno Smith and one of his new Jets teammates have been spending some time together. Jets top pick, Dee Milliner has now also fired his agency, Impact Sports, according to Ian Rapoport.
#Jets CB Dee Milliner parted ways with Impact Sports after failing to be selected in the top 5. Story on @nfl.com. First Geno, now Milliner
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 16,...
Lincoln Haymakers (of the Champions Professional Indoor Football League) head coach Dave Brumagen did the unthinkable and clearly very stupid when he decided to show his players how to take a running back down. Problem is he did it during a game when he nailed Omaha Beef running back R.J. Rollins.
Things like this classy move (sarcasm totally intended there) is what will keep...
Two weeks ago the New York Jets released Tim Tebow. Now 35-year-old David Garrard has announced he will retire due to his knee. "Having to call it quits. My knee is not holding up. Continuing to swell after practices. Limiting what I can do," Garrard wrote in a text message to SiriusXM. And then there were four?While this is sad news for Garrard, it is bad news for the...
New York Jets running back Joe McKnight says they will have to “kill him” to take his roster spot (Credit: AP Photo) Last season, New York Jets running back Joe McKnight attempted only thirty carries for 179 yards. With the addition of Chris Ivory this off-season and the presence of Bilal Powell and Mike Goodson, Joe McKnight may be the odd man out in New York. Just don’t tell...
David Garrard may have a different future in store with the New York Jets. (AP Photo)
Earlier this week, David Garrard was forced to retire from the New York Jets, telling general manager John Idzik that his left knee was not holding up in a way that would allow him to keep playing. While that eliminates the possibility of Garrard playing for the Jets this season, it won’t rob...
There was some speculation that David Garrard could be the
New York Jets starting quarterback to open the regular season, as the team
develops Geno Smith and rumors of Mark Sanchez’s trade/release swirled.
However, Garrard ended that discussion yesterday, announcing his retirement
from the NFL.
Garrard told NFL.com’s Adam Schein that his knee won’t allow
him to continue...
Via The Jets Blog
- New York Jets running back Mike Goodson was arrested early this morning when police discovered him and another man intoxicated in a parked SUV in Denville, New Jersey. CBSSports.com’s Will Brinson reports Goodson was found to be in possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, an unlawful handgun, a loaded gun and hollow-point rounds. Bail was set for Goodson...
USA Sports came out with a piece today, saying that the Jets are making a push to keep Garrard in the building, even if it doesn't involve actually being on the field.
David Garrard is strongly considering returning to the New York Jets in training camp this summer - as a quarterback coaching intern, saying emphatically that his degenerative left knee, not the drafting...
Sanchez seems destined to start for the Jets, again.
Let's make it perfectly clear. Tim Tebow is not an NFL quarterback. An NFL quarterback needs to complete the pass 60 percent of the time to be effective.Some days it's hard for Tebow to complete 40 percent of his passes. I don't care what Skip Bayless of ESPN constantly says about Tim Tebow being a great playoff quarterback.The fact is Tim Tebow does well in the 4th quarter...
Last year’s season didn’t hurt T…
Carolina Panthers receiver Steve Smith doesn't think much of Mark Sanchez. Sanchez doesn't think much of it.Wednesday, Smith took a shot at the New York Jets' much-maligned quarterback. "He sucks," Smith told a Charlotte radio station. "I wouldn't let Mark Sanchez throw me a paper bag sandwich." Thursday, Sanchez was asked about Smith's comments...