Found July 29, 2013 on
AFC East Daily:
BY NICK ST. DENISDawan Landry was an instant starter the second the New York Jets signed the veteran safety and brother of former Jet LaRon Landry.The other safety job, however, was expected to be between Josh Bush, Antonio Allen and Jaiquawn Jarrett. That competition is now down to two.Jets coach Rex Ryan told reporters Monday that Bush is slotted as Landry's backup, leaving Allen and Jarrett to fight over the open gig. Manish Mehta of the NY Daily News tweeted that it "sounds like" Allen is leading the race.Jarrett is viewed as a better over-the-top option as opposed to Allen, who is stronger against the run. Landry is more of a strong safety himself, so Ryan has an interesting call to make. He does know a thing or two about putting defensive players in the best position to succeed, so we'll see how it plays out.LaRon Landry and Yeremiah Bell were the starting centerfielders in their first and only season as Jets last year, and Ryan worked with various combinatio...
BEST OF MAXIM
THAT AIN'T GOOD
New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith reportedly looked out of breath towards the end of the team's training camp practice on Monday.
Turn On The Jets is back in the film room today to break down the tape on New York Jets wide receivers Braylon Edwards and Clyde Gates. Recently acquired (for the third time since 2009), Edwards has a good chance to walk into major reps because of how thin the team’s depth chart is. Gates was a role player last season who is off to a strong start in training camp, leading to some...
TJ Rosenthal 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.
Training camp is three days old and already it is quite refreshing to sit back and watch the quarterback competition begin without the media tag of “circus” anywhere near Cortland...
After a short holdout, Dee Milliner can focus on becoming the New York Jets' next shutdown cornerback.
The former Alabama star, selected with the ninth overall pick in April, agreed to a four-year contract Sunday night after he missed the team's first three practices of training camp.
He is expected to join the Jets at SUNY Cortland on Monday. It was uncertain if Milliner...
I don’t think it is going too far to call the quarterback the most important position on the football field. Sure, there have been a handful of teams that found success with average players under center, but most typically, the best teams have the best QBs. So you would think that a team that has an unsettled QB situation has a big decision to make. Which is why New York Jets GM...
The New York Jets have suspended training camp practice because of severe storms.
There was no immediate word Sunday if the team would resume practice later in the day. Shortly after the start of practice - scheduled to be the first in full pads - drenching rains and lightning swept through the area in Cortland, N.Y. The Jets suspended practice and fans were told to leave.
For the New Yorks Jets, in one corner we have the much maligned starting QB Mark Sanchez. In the other, there's highly touted rookie Geno Smith. Fans are waiting with bated breath for decision to be made, and this time around, head coach Rex Ryan won't be the only person making the decision.
New GM John Idzik previously said he'd like a role in that decision, and some...
Brian Baldinger of the NFL Network was present at Jets practice this weekend, paying particular interest to rookie quarterback Geno Smith, who is looking to replace Mark Sanchez as the Jets’ starting quarterback. For the most part, Baldinger was impressed with Smith’s work, with one glaring exception.
“He looked good to me yesterday until he ran gassers at the end of practice...
With his contract negotiations and shoulder rehab in the rearview, New York Jets rookie cornerback Dee Milliner has his sights set on returning to the practice field as soon as he's medically cleared by the training staff.
Let’s end the rhetoric when it comes to who will have the biggest voice when it’s time to name the Jets starting quarterback for the 2013 season opener. It’s not going to be coach Rex Ryan or general manager John Idzik. It’s going to be offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg.
Why? It’s his offense.
Idzik on Saturday and Ryan yesterday have spent two days trying to convince...
The media would like to know who’s going to start at quarterback for the New York Jets, but Rex Ryan is in no hurry to name one.
A day after Jets GM John Idzik proclaimed that he would have some say in who starts at quarterback for the Jets, Ryan got on the defensive, and accused the media of making much out of nothing.
“I think you guys are making a mountain out of a mole...
Cortland, NY - I'm sick of hearing about the quarterback competition and I know I'm not alone in that feeling. The Jets have question marks all over the field this preseason. One of those question marks looms over the safety position."That position really runs the show back there,' Rex said in his press conference this afternoon. He's ready to guarantee one...
The Jets announced that they have reached an agreement with first-round pick CB Dee Milliner.
Milliner was one of two remaining draft picks who remained unsigned, along with Titans first-round pick G Chance Warmack.
We are waiting to hear the details of Milliner’s contract, which should be released shortly.
The post Jets Sign First-Round Pick CB Dee Milliner appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
When New York Jets general manager John Idzik swung a draft day deal to acquire Chris Ivory from the New Orleans Saints many fans jumped for joy. Labeled as the Jets' new feature back, Ivory appears ready to live up to the hype this season in the Big Apple.
Continuation in our series, following cornerback Eric Crocker's journey in training camp.
7/28, 6:13pm EST: Today was definitely different.
From strapping on the shoulder pads at 10am...to having to rush off the field because of the thunder storms.
We had a short delay before we got back after it, around 3:30pm.
I'm still trying new techniques that our coaches...