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Aaron Maybin: Ready to improve?
At Jersey Jets Fan, we’ve already noted that Aaron Maybin was an extremely pleasant surprise during the 2011 season. His non-stop motor and determination caused havoc around the quarterback, helping Maybin to rack up a few sacks and forced fumbles. Yet while Maybin enjoyed some success in his first year with the Jets, his small size ultimately limited him to obvious passing down situations. It seems as though Maybin is ready to take on a bigger role with the New York Jets however, and he’s been working towards his new goal this offseason.
While Maybin did not adopt Phelps’ famed 12,000 calories-a-day diet, the 24-year-old did try to pack on some pounds entering this season. He said he is eating between 5,000 and 6,000 calories a day to bulk up. Maybin hopes to play around 250 pounds this season after playing last year around 230.
“They wanted me to be able to play every down,” Maybin said of the coaches. “Feasibly, [for] somebody that’s 228, 229,...
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The New York Jets are always doing something. Santonio Holmes is the latest of Gang Green to make waves, this time for reportedly throwing a fit and having a "mini-meltdown" during practice. The wide receiver appeared to think that the Jets coaches were unfairly overworking him, singling him out after missing voluntary workouts earlier in the summer. Holmes threw his helmet...
According to Rick Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes removed himself from practice on Thursday after he felt like he was unfairly overworked by the coaching staff.
Holmes reportedly “staged a mini-meltdown” towards the end of the Jets’ two hour work out. He was seen limping off the field as he tossed his helmet and exchanged...
The Jets have begun working on some of the special plays they have designed for new backup quarterback Tim Tebow.
Head coach Rex Ryan, through a team spokesman, told reporters the team has run a couple of regular direct snaps to Tebow this week.
The issue arose after Ryan played coy in his press conference Thursday.
When Ryan was asked if they had implemented anything with Tebow...
Florham Park, N.J. - Santonio Holmes missed the last few weeks of OTAs as he was doing charity work with the same people he worked with during his Pros for Africa trip last year. This year Holmes spent his time at the Ramstein Air Force base in Germany getting to know soldiers and veterans that have been fighting to help keep this country safe.An experience like that is enough to...
Santonio Holmes may not feel Tim Tebow should be part of private training sessions attended by the Jets’ key players, as evident by Holmes’ choice to not include Tebow in a non-team sanctioned training weekend in Orlando two months ago, but Mark Sanchez feels much differently. The Jets starting QB has asked his backup to attend the third annual “Jets West” passing...
New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes says he pulled himself out of practice during organized team activities Thursday because he was in for ''too many reps'' after missing some of the voluntary sessions.
Holmes, who recently returned from a goodwill trip to Germany to visit U.S. troops, says Thursday that the team had planned for him to participate in about...
Tim Tebow has committed to attending Mark Sanchez‘s “Jets West” passing camp in the next few weeks. Sanchez, the New York Jets‘ starting quarterback, extended an invitation to every skill-position player on the team, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com’s Rich Cimini and Tebow has agreed to attend as earlier reported by The New York Daily News.
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The Braves third baseman and Jets quarterback are launching their own fitness facility in Orlando as part of the D1 Sports chain.
Two seasons ago, the New York Jets best overall player, Darrelle Revis, refrained from attending training camp in the attempt of winning a new contract. Eventually, he received his new deal worth 46 million dollars for four-years, but with Revis already earning 30 million dollars of that contract, the All-Pro corner could threaten to holdout again this summer.
Revis is, however...
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Football Nation presents the first episode of “Monday Morning Huddle” with a special Thursday pilot show. In this first week’s episode, host, Dave Holcomb, debates the latest on Jonathan Vilma, New York Jets contract dispute with All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis, and other current relevant news around the NFL and Football Nation. This show also features, for the first time...
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Miss your Jets? Want to see them live? The Jets have officially opened up 2 mini-camps to the public on June 13th and 14th with gates opening up at 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. both days.
JennyVrentas Jets announce 2 mini-camp practices open to public, June 13-14, at team facility in Florham Park. Gates open at 10 am, practice at 11. #nyj 6/4/12 1:01 PM