Found August 17, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY NICK ST. DENISChris Ivory is gearing up for his first game as a New York Jet Saturday night, and he thinks opposing defenders had better gear up for him."I wouldn't want to tackle me," Ivory told ESPN New York this week.Ivory is probably right, when he's healthy. The 6-foot, 222-pound bruiser was very productive in spot time with the New Orleans Saints but never played a full 16-game schedule.According to Pro Football Focus, Ivory averaged 4.7 yards after contact per rush in 2012."I love the way he runs," Jets running backs coach Anthony Lynn said. "He has a violent running style and he's explosive for a big back."Post-hit yards will be critical for the Jets this season with some uncertainty at the offensive guard positions. If the offensive line can block, however, Ivory has another gear he can shift to when given the space.The now fourth-year tailback had two touchdown rushes of more than 50 yards last season, including a long of 56. Hi...

Chris Ivory gets limited action in Jets debut

When the New York Jets acquired running back Chris Ivory from the New Orleans Saints this offseason, expectations were sky high for the seldom used fourth year pro. Coming off a hamstring injury, Ivory saw limited snaps against the Jacksonville Jaguars Saturday night. Find out why Rex Ryan didn't fully deploy his new toy in the backfield.

Jets' Coples out indefinitely with ankle injury

Rex Ryan and the New York Jets will be without one of their key defensive players for a while. Linebacker Quinton Coples, the team's sacks leader last season as a rookie, is out indefinitely with an ankle injury that will require surgery. The Jets announced Sunday night that Coples, injured in the team's 37-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night, will have...

Report: Quinton Coples has a hairline fracture in his ankle

According to Rich Cimini of,  Jets linebacker Quinton Coples could end up missing three to four weeks with a hairline fracture in his ankle.  The good news is that surgery is not required. Coples rushed Jacksonville quarterback Chad Henne with roughly five minutes left in the second quarter Saturday night, blocked a pass and appeared to fall awkwardly. He spent...

New York Jets defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars 37-13

The New York Jets defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 37-13 Saturday night, in the Jets second preseason game. Quarterback Mark Sanchez made his second consecutive start while Geno Smith sat out of the game due to an ankle injury. Mark Sanchez’s up and down play has left the door open for Geno Smith to win the starting job. Much like the first preseason game against the Detroit Lions...

Sanchez blows shot to secure QB job

It wasn't quite "brutal" -- the word Jets coach Rex Ryan used to describe a Geno Smith practice earlier this week -- but Mark Sanchez by no means locked up the starting quarterback job with his performance in New York's 37-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night. With backups Smith and Greg McElroy both out with injuries, Sanchez, the beleaguered...

Initial Reaction – New York Jets – 37 Jacksonville Jaguars – 13

A handful of Sunday thoughts on the New York Jets second pre-season game, a 37-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars 1. This was a concerning night all-around for the New York Jets defense. The book on them still looks to be: pick up the pace and get the ball out quickly to your skill position players in space, forcing the Jets to make open field tackles. Dee Milliner had a “Welcome...

Jets OLB Quinton Coples To Be Sidelined 3-4 Weeks With Fractured Ankle

Jane McManus of ESPN New York reports that Jets OLB Quinton Coples could be sidelined for 3-4 weeks after he suffered a fractured ankle during Saturday’s preseason game against the Jaguars. The good news for Coples is that the injury will not require any type of surgery. Having intended to swat a pass, Coples landed awkwardly and was forced to leave the game during the second...

Mark Sanchez Still Stinks in Preseason

New York quarterback Mark Sanchez had a shaky performance in Saturday's preseason game against Jacksonville.Fantasy Spin:Sanchez played three quarters, which is rare to see in the exhibition season, completing 13-of-23 passes for 165 yards, a touchdown and one interception. He also ran the ball twice for five yards. A solid outing probably would have cemented Sanchez's place...

Inconsistent Sanchez throws TD and INT in Jets win over Jaguars

The Jets’ quarterback bout will head into round three. Mark Sanchez couldn’t deliver a knockout punch in the team’s second preseason game keeping the door open for Geno Smith to fight again in the third preseason game against the Giants. Smith’s stock likely improved without taking a snap as he sat on the sideline Saturday night with his injured ankle while Sanchez played...

Jets' Chris Ivory more than just a power back

Acquired in a draft day trade from the New Orleans Saints back in April, New York Jets running back Chris Ivory is primed for a breakout year in 2013. Even though he has been hobbled by a hamstring injury throughout training camp, the powerful back is back at practice and has his sights set on the starting job.

Mark Sanchez's Fu Man Chu Highlights the Jets/Jaguars Preseason Game

Watching the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars play football is not something a lot of folks would look forward to. The Jets are better known for the circus surrounding the team off the field, and the Jaguars--well, they are known more for not signing Tim Tebow. However, Saturday night the two did provide fans with some entertainment. @nyjets/Twitter For the Jaguars...

Rapid Report: Geno out for tonight's game

Still a competition? We'll find out later on, but for now, Geno Smith has been ruled out of tonight's game vs the Jags.  Smith rolled his ankle on the turf in Detriot, during the Jets' first preseason game. Since, Smith had been playing with a noticiable limp in practices, and had a 3 INT day, which Rex Ryan called "brutal."  If Smith wasn'...
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