Posted August 18, 2013 on
Ground and pound has been Rex Ryan's recipe for success over his first four years as head coach of the New York Jets. Now entering his fifth season, the faces may have changed, but the overall philosophy remains the same.
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Rex Ryan and the New York Jets will be without one of their key defensive players for a while.
Linebacker Quinton Coples, the team's sacks leader last season as a rookie, is out indefinitely with an ankle injury that will require surgery.
The Jets announced Sunday night that Coples, injured in the team's 37-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night, will have...
It wasn't quite "brutal" -- the word Jets coach Rex Ryan used to describe a Geno Smith practice earlier this week -- but Mark Sanchez by no means locked up the starting quarterback job with his performance in New York's 37-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night.
With backups Smith and Greg McElroy both out with injuries, Sanchez, the beleaguered...
According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, Jets linebacker Quinton Coples could end up missing three to four weeks with a hairline fracture in his ankle. The good news is that surgery is not required.
Coples rushed Jacksonville quarterback Chad Henne with roughly five minutes left in the second quarter Saturday night, blocked a pass and appeared to fall awkwardly. He spent...
The New York Jets defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 37-13 Saturday night, in the Jets second preseason game. Quarterback Mark Sanchez made his second consecutive start while Geno Smith sat out of the game due to an ankle injury.
Mark Sanchez’s up and down play has left the door open for Geno Smith to win the starting job.
Much like the first preseason game against the Detroit Lions...
A handful of Sunday thoughts on the New York Jets second pre-season game, a 37-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars
1. This was a concerning night all-around for the New York Jets defense. The book on them still looks to be: pick up the pace and get the ball out quickly to your skill position players in space, forcing the Jets to make open field tackles. Dee Milliner had a “Welcome...
Jane McManus of ESPN New York reports that Jets OLB Quinton Coples could be sidelined for 3-4 weeks after he suffered a fractured ankle during Saturday’s preseason game against the Jaguars.
The good news for Coples is that the injury will not require any type of surgery.
Having intended to swat a pass, Coples landed awkwardly and was forced to leave the game during the second...
New York quarterback Mark Sanchez had a shaky performance in Saturday's preseason game against Jacksonville.Fantasy Spin:Sanchez played three quarters, which is rare to see in the exhibition season, completing 13-of-23 passes for 165 yards, a touchdown and one interception. He also ran the ball twice for five yards. A solid outing probably would have cemented Sanchez's place...
The Jets’ quarterback bout will head into round three. Mark Sanchez couldn’t deliver a knockout punch in the team’s second preseason game keeping the door open for Geno Smith to fight again in the third preseason game against the Giants.
Smith’s stock likely improved without taking a snap as he sat on the sideline Saturday night with his injured ankle while Sanchez played...
New York Jets linebacker Quentin Coples exited Saturday’s
preseason contest against the Jacksonville Jaguars with an ankle injury. There
have since been reports that the second-year pro suffered a hairline fracture to
his ankle, which would sideline him into the regular season. The Jets didn’t
confirm those reports, but they did announce yesterday that Coples will undergo
Watching the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars play football is not something a lot of folks would look forward to. The Jets are better known for the circus surrounding the team off the field, and the Jaguars--well, they are known more for not signing Tim Tebow.
However, Saturday night the two did provide fans with some entertainment.
For the Jaguars...
When the New York Jets acquired running back Chris Ivory from the New Orleans Saints this offseason, expectations were sky high for the seldom used fourth year pro. Coming off a hamstring injury, Ivory saw limited snaps against the Jacksonville Jaguars Saturday night. Find out why Rex Ryan didn't fully deploy his new toy in the backfield.
Still a competition?
We'll find out later on, but for now, Geno Smith has been ruled out of tonight's game vs the Jags.
Smith rolled his ankle on the turf in Detriot, during the Jets' first preseason game. Since, Smith had been playing with a noticiable limp in practices, and had a 3 INT day, which Rex Ryan called "brutal."
If Smith wasn'...