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New York Jets reserve cornerback Ellis Lankster has joined Aaron Maybin as former Buffalo Bills outcasts scooped up by the Jets, and Lankster may soon be joining Maybin in having a tangible impact on the field for Rex Ryan. Ellis Lankster was on the Jets 53-man roster last season, recording six special teams tackles, but he has expanded his role so far this offseason and is now laying claim to the No. 4 cornerback position on the depth chart. Ellis Lankster began his career with the Buffalo Bills, drafted in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft – the same year New York Jets teammate Aaron Maybin was drafted by the Bills. Lankster was released by the Bills just prior to the start of the 2010 season, the date of the final preseason cuts. He ended up playing for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL. The Jets brought him into training camp in 2011 and he stuck with the team.  Ellis Lankster now stands to see a lot more playing time. Pro Football Weekly was among the first to see th...

Jets Mini-Camp: Back in Black

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan and the Jets unveiled a new look in front of the Gang Green faithful on the last day of the team's mini-camp on Thursday. To the surprise of everyone -- reporters, fans and players -- the Jets defense took the field sporting black practice uniforms."I had no idea about them. I just found them in my locker and put it on. It was a surprise to...

Men in black: Ryan rewards Jets with dark jerseys

The New York Jets' defensive players were ''Men in Black'' on the final day of minicamp. Rex Ryan says he stole an idea from new offensive coordinator Tony Sparano by having the defense wear black jerseys Thursday. It will be a reward, determined by Ryan, for who did the best - offense or defense - in a specific emphasis during training camp. Ryan says he let...

Report: Ryan vows tighter knit Jets

The Jets wrapped up their minicamp Thursday, with head coach Rex Ryan vowing he will have a closer-knit team next season after a tumultuous and disappointing 2011 season. Five months after the Jets lost their final three games to miss the playoffs at 8-8, Ryan said he believes his team has put its chemistry problems in the past. "I don't know how many wins we'll have...

Italian Olympic WAG Manuela Arcuri Obviously Filmed this Video for Rex Ryan

That's Italian Olympic WAG Manuela Arcuri (or ex-WAG, she was dating Aldo Montano at one point) up there. Below? A scene out of Rex Ryan's dreams. (You'll enjoy the Superficial's gallery.) And the... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

New York Jets: Sorting Through Rex-Talk

To say Rex Ryan isn’t shy about praising his own players is an understatement. Rex wouldn’t hesitate to call Tanner Purdum the greatest long snapper he has ever coached or Matt Kroul the most talented third string center in NFL history. My personal favorite Rex-ism was calling Wayne Hunter the best backup tackle in the NFL during the 2010 season, like he had taken an inventory...

New York Jets Bold Predictions: Defense Will Carry Them To Playoffs

Bold Predictions For The New York Jets The Jets will finish with the league’s best defense, if not a top three defense. The Jets will make it back to the playoffs and win at least one game. Sanchez will start all year and have his best season yet. Maybin will record at least 10 sacks. The Jets’ run game will be one of the AFCs best. Improved coaching The Jets will use...

Jets transitioning to 4-3 defense

The Jets 3-4 defensive front has been a staple of Rex Ryan's coaching tenure in New York. With 2012 ushering in a flurry of changes, Gang Green plans to shift its base defense this upcoming season.

New York Jets Fact Or False: Mini-Camp Edition

The 2012 New York Jets have countless story lines and question marks surrounding them heading into this pivotal year for both Rex Ryan and Mark Sanchez. Following the conclusion of today’s third, and final, mini-camp practice, the Jets will not be together in their entirety until the beginning of training camp at the end of July. A lot can be taken from the OTA’s and mini-camp...

Jets defense gets accessorized with black jerseys.

The Jets defense obviously loves the band AC/DC because on Thursday they were indeed “Back In Black.” Please click the link below to read this feature and to see the black jerseys at

Adam Sandler to Rex Ryan: ‘We’re getting a ring’

With Adam Sandler's new comedy, "That's My Boy," set to premiere in theaters Friday, the funny man actor -- and well-known Jets fan -- participated in a conference call Wednesday with head coach-turned-Hollywood star Rex Ryan. The point was to promote the movie, which features Ryan as Jim Nance, a Boston lawyer and Tom Brady-worshipping Patriots fan. Nance, of...

Adam Sandler Impressed With Jets Coach Rex Ryan in That’s My Boy

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is quite a character. The outspoken, boisterous and audacious coach refers to New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick as a “genius” in his role as a as a Patriots-crazed lawyer in the upcoming film That’s My Boy, which hits theaters on June 15. The film also features Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester and Adam Sandler. “We thought it...

Landry makes first appearance at practice

Teammates finally had the chance to meet and greet the Green-and-White's most prized free agent signing this week. LaRon Landry had been rehabbing his Achilles away from the Atlantic Health Facility up until this point. While Head Coah Rex Ryan categorized Landry's recovery as "way ahead" of schedule, the hard-hitting safety admitted to reporters that he's still...

AFC East: Head Coach Power Rankings

4. Joe Philbin, Miami Dolphins (1st Season) All-Time HC Win/Loss: 0-0 Dolphins HC Win/Loss: 0-0 Greatest Achievement: Super Bowl XLV victory with Packers (offensive coordinator) Random Award: Potential for Longevity - This gentleman possesses the ability to maintain a long-term head coaching position with the franchise. Bottom Line: Joe Philbin enters his first season at the...
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