Found September 16, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
With Jets rookie Geno Smith experiencing difficulties on the gridiron, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports backup quarterback Matt Simms “has some real support to play” inside New York’s organization. Chosen 39th overall out of West Virginia, the 22-year-old Smith suffered an ankle injury in August and performed unevenly throughout the preseason. Still, the 6-foot-2, 218 pound Smith was named New York’s starter and has thrown one touchdown, against four interceptions, for 470 yards over two games. Once projected as a top-10 prize by many pundits, the former Mountaineer has also rushed nine times for 64 yards. Of particular concern, Smith has … Continue reading →

Jets' Smith 'mad at myself' for mistakes in loss

Geno Smith is eager to get back on the field for the New York Jets after a frustrating loss to the New England Patriots last Thursday night. The rookie quarterback says Monday he was ''mad at myself'' for some of the mistakes that were made during a ''sloppy'' fourth quarter for the Jets (1-1) in the 13-10 defeat. Smith was intercepted three times...

Mark Sanchez posts photo of himself receiving acupuncture on shoulder (pic)

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New York Jets: Quarterback battle still unsettled?

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Jets cut P Malone, sign Quigley

The New York Jets have waived punter Robert Malone and replaced him with Ryan Quigley, who was in training camp with the team. Malone, in his second season with the Jets, set the franchise record last year with a 45.8 gross average, and had the second-best net average in team history at 38.5. He beat out Quigley in camp, and had an 84-yard punt in the season opener against Tampa...

Jets worked out Darrell Green’s son today Jared

Today the New York Jets worked out former Southern Football standout Jared Green.  Green was blown away by the facility and staff and seemed extremely happy to have a work out.  Green is super fast, and is the son of former lockdown corner Darrell Green. Jared Green ‏@JaredGreenTheWR3s Had a good workout with the New York […]

TOJ – New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 2)

Grading Scale I grade each play on a 1 to 5 scale. Loss of yardage is rated a 0, no gain is rated a 1, a gain of 1-3 yards is rated a 2, gains of 4-6 are rated a 3, gains of 7-9 yards or are rated a 4, and gains of 10+ yards are rated a 5. TDs increase your overall grade by 10 points, and fumbles decrease your score by -5. I do it like this to factor in receptions, reward positive...

Jets’ Quinton Coples returns to practice

Darin Gantt of NBCSports reports that New York Jets linebacker, Quinton Coples, is back at Jets’ practice.  This is great news for the Jets and bad news for the rest of the NFL.  Coples will join a Jets' defense that is already rank third in the league with only 241 yards allowed per game.Sidelined since the preseason with a hairline fracture in his ankle, Coples can only...

Report: NFL to police profanity in light of Patriots-Jets altercation

The NFL, not content to simply penalize dirty hits, is also planning to punish dirty mouths. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that, following fights like Thursday night’s shovefest between the Patriots and the Jets, the league plans to tighten up its policing of profanity on the field. Some referee crews warned players about on-field profanities in Week 1 and will look to use taunting...

Jets' GM 'conservative' with Sanchez injury

Mark Sanchez was placed on the short-term injured reserved list, which will keep him out of action for eight games. Find out what John Idzik had to say about Sanchez’s injury and the Jets’ starting quarterback job moving forward.

Rex Ryan’s defense stymies shorthanded Pats

Week Two’s Thursday Night Game featured AFC East rivals, the New York Jets and the New England Patriots. The game is always a heated, highly competitive game that always sparks football fans’ interest. This year’s matchup lived up to the hype, turning out to be a nail-biter until the final seconds. Gang Green fell short, losing 13-10, but it was a great leap forward for the Jets.

Richardson tells Manuel Jets 'are after him'

BY NICK ST. DENISNew York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson sent fellow rookie Buffalo Bills quarterback E.J. Manuel a Facebook message earlier this week.“I told him we’re after him,” Richardson told the Star-Ledger Monday. “. . . I told him, ‘Hey, make sure you’re in your playbook, man.’”The pair of first-year, first-rounders met at the draft and were selected...

Stiletto Jill checks out Pepsi’s #FanEnough mobile tour at MetLife Stadium

I had the opportunity to check out the kick off of the NFL season with Pepsi in their suite at Met Life Stadium to watch the New York Jets face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The start to the 2013 season is also the kick off of Pepsi’s “Are you Fan Enough” campaign. Thinking about the question, “Are you fan enough” made me think about what I consider some of the...

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Two Weeks In The Book Edition

The Turn On The Jets Roundtable is back to debate issues surrounding the New York Jets. Make sure to give all of the writers a follow on Twitter and if there is a question you want to see us debate, leave it in the comment section!  Who have you been most impressed with through two games and who has been the biggest disappointment?  Joe Caporoso -  Despite his ugly statistics...
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