Found October 24, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a guest on the Michael Kay Show and gave an honest assessment of Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith. Plaxico Burress, on the radio with @RealMichaelKay, says it’s “pretty obvious” Geno Smith is a big upgrade over Mark Sanchez. #jets — jamie stuart (@N12jamiestuart) October 24, 2013 Burress played with Sanchez back in 2011.  I’m sure he see’s a big difference between him and Smith. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Plaxico Burress: “Pretty obvious” Geno Smith is an upgrade over Mark Sanchez appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Former Patriot Ras-I Dowling has a job again; Jets sign CB to practice squad

Dowling attended the University of Virginia. As a freshman in 2007, Dowling played in 12 games recording 44 tackles and two interceptions. As a sophomore in 2008 he started nine of 11 games. He finished the season with 43 tackles and a team leading three interceptions. In 2009 Ras-I Dowling was voted All-ACC second team. […]

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