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Jets' DBs have chance to 'shut people up'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson says the team's often-criticized defensive backs have a chance to ''shut people up'' this season. Patterson, working his way back from three leg ailments, says critics can say what they want about the Jets' banged-up secondary. It's up to the players, he says Tuesday, to prove them wrong...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: Dee Milliner's high ankle sprain 'healing nicely,' Dimitri Patterson should be OK for Week 1

The Jets played with a patchwork cornerback duo in Saturday’s preseason game at the Bengals, since they were missing three of their top corners. One of them, starter Dee Milliner, has officially been diagnosed with a high left ankle sprain, according to Jets coach Rex Ryan. High ankle sprains can be notoriously difficult to recover from. Ryan said an MRI examination determined...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets remain optimistic amid Cornerback woes

CORTLAND, NY -- With news of Dexter McDougle's torn ACL, Dimitri Patterson battling calf and ankle ailments in pads working with trainers and now Dee Milliner's high-ankle sprain rendering him in a walking boot and out for the next 3-4 weeks, the current state of the Jets secondary is less than ideal.Which is why much attention and eyes have turned to Jets GM John Idzik...
Via Jets
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Truth or Overreaction: New York Jets Edition

Image: Things are never as good or as bad as they seem in the National Football League. Today we’ll separate the real reasons for concern or optimism, versus the newspaper-selling headlines.  CB Dimitri Patterson is an Offseason Bust — Overreaction It’s true that Patterson played mediocre in his first game action with the Jets on Thursday, and he hasn...
Via One Jet At A Time
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Milliner Impresses, Patterson Fizzles in Preseason Opener

It was a case of good news, bad news, in the Jets’ preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts. The good news being sophomore corner Dee Milliner who played well, after making an overly bold proclamation this offseason that he is the “best corner in the league.” Milliner had one assisted tackle on the night and defended two passes. Towards the end of the first quarter...
Via One Jet At A Time
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mix of injuries, confidence among New York Jets cornerbacks

What exactly do the New York Jets have at cornerback? It’s hard to take a definitive tally these days. You’re presumably a Jets fan if you’re reading this, or maybe you just wandered over to our corner of the Internet by accident. Regardless, you have heard that the Jets’ cornerback situation is not very good, to put it nicely. The Jets let Antonio Cromartie walk during free...
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dimitri Patterson of the NY Jets Looks to Have a Breakout Year

Dimitri Patterson while a member of the Miami Dolphins last year. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Cornerback Dimitri Patterson is entering his tenth year in the NFL and it will be his first with the NY Jets.  The departures of Antonia Cromartie and Darrelle Revis left the Jets with a group of young guys in their secondary last year, so Rex Ryan looked to add a veteran presence this offseason...
Via Down and Distance
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Report: Dolphins claim Dimitri Patterson

The Browns waived CB Dimitri Patterson yesterday, supposedly because they were upset about how long it took him to recover from an ankle sprain, and because they were “impressed” with Buster Skrine in his absence. Patterson was not in limbo for very long- “Per a league source, the Dolphins claimed Patterson on waivers. Patterson, who has a guaranteed base salary of $2.95 million...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns surprisingly cut ties with DB Patterson

The Cleveland Browns today waived defensive back Dimitri Patterson. Patterson, who joined the club as an unrestricted free agent in 2011, appeared in seven contests this season with four starts. He totaled 28 tackles and broke up five passes. He was signed to the Browns in the off-season, agreeing to a 3-year, $16.05 million deal — $15 million was paid this year with $6 million...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

PFT: Browns re-sign Dimitri Patterson for three years

Browns fans were warned about Dimitri Patterson by Eagles fans, but in his role in Cleveland, Browns fans were pleasantly surprised. ProFootballTalk reports that the Browns have come to terms with the 28-year-old corner to remain in Cleveland for three years. While some may still complain loudly about the Browns corners not named Joe Haden, this is an important signing for depth...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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