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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - MAY 02: Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets holds up a picture of rookie running back Shonn Greene as he speaks to the media during minicamp on May 2, 2009 at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Sweet dreams, Jets. Hoping that catching a few extra Zzzs translates into better performance on the field, the New York Jets recently brought in sleep specialists to help the players get more rest. Coach Rex Ryan also pushed back the team's schedule by about 90 minutes this week, giving the players a chance to be more energized and attentive during meetings and practice. "We've had sleep people come in, talking about how important sleep is, how important it is to get eight hours of it," Ryan said Friday. "We bring in these specialists for a reason. I just think it's wise to do that, listening to people with a lot more knowledge than myself about it. "If we can gain a little advantage, then we're going to look for it." The players received handouts earlier in the week about how sleep helps performance. Meetings and practices were shortened a bit, and the change in the schedule was welcomed by the players." The New York Post first reported the schedule change Friday. "It was awes...
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