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Jets OL Willie Colon: Geno Smith is 'ready to rise'

The New York Jets aren’t making any headway on a new contract with Ryan Fitzpatrick, but it might not matter. Offensive lineman Willie Colon thinks Geno Smith is finally ready to lead Gang Green into the future after he took a back seat to Fitzpatrick last year. Speaking with local media, via NJ.com’s Dom Cosentino, Colon discussed Smith’s growth this past season: “I think...
Via Sportsnaut
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets Lineman Willie Colon Gets Flagged For Talking Trash--And He's Not Even Playing!

Getting flagged for talking trash is one of the dumbest penalties you can make. Talking trash serves no purpose, it doesn't help, and if you really want to show the other guy how much he sucks you just need to go beat him again. So when Willie Colon was flagged for talking trash to Giants defensive back Antonio Rodgers Cromartie it was pretty stupid.Actually--it was beyond stupid...
Via FatManWriting
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Willie Colon, On Injured Reserve, Costs Jets With 15-Yard Penalty (Video)

The New York Jets are pretty good at finding creative ways to screw things up. But Willie Colon raised the bar again Sunday. Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, leading his team on a nice drive against the New York Giants, completed a 17-yard pass to Eric Decker in second quarter to move his team deep into Giants territory. Yet that gain was negated by a 15-yard penalty for unsportsmanlike...
Via NESN.com
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: I should be walking back to New York

Jets receiver Brandon Marshall is taking all the blame for New York’s 30-23 loss to the division rival New England Patriots. After dropping a potential touchdown and committing the game-ending penalty on Sunday in Foxborough, Marshall suggested via Twitter:  “My A** should be walking back to New York. How you bounce back after moments like this produce CHAMPIONS or CHUMPS...
Via The Sports Daily
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets and Willie Colon to host walk to cure Lupus

The New York Jets are getting back out into the community this weekend, and you, the New York Jets fans, can join them.  Here is how, courtesy of the New York Jets. This Saturday, the New York Jets, led by veteran guard Willie Colon, will be hosting the annual “Walk with Us to Cure Lupus”, sponsored by the Alliance for Lupus Research. Here are the basics from the team’s press...
Via EndZoneScore
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Not Expected To Re-sign G Willie Colon

In a little over a week, New York Jets guard Willie Colon will be an unrestricted free agent and according to Kristian Dyer of Metro Sports, the team has no plans to re-sign the 31 year-old Hofsta product. “There’s a push to go younger along the offensive line,” a source told Metro, Dyer reported. “In […] Report: Jets Not Expected To Re-sign G Willie Colon is a post from...
Via Steelers Depot
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets re-sign G Willie Colon

There was a time when Willie Colon was one of the best right tackles in the game, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 14th ranked offensive tackle in 2008 and 3rd ranked offensive tackle in 2009, but he missed every game but one in 2010 and 2011 combined. He returned as a guard in 2012 and played solid in 11 games and then signed a one-year deal with the Jets for the 2013 season...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Colon and the New York Jets have something in common…

…And it’s that they both like wearing green: It’s official. We’ve re-signed G @WillColon66 – http://t.co/MajHFMl6RR pic.twitter.com/LCnm2oYuLM — New York Jets (@nyjets) March 19, 2014 The Jets had some serious holes on their offensive line and the re-signing of Colon at least helps fill one of them. Colon had a more-than-solid season in Jersey last year, acting as one...
Via cover32 - Jets
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steeler Willie Colon Will Hit The Open Market

According to Rich Cimini writing for ESPN New York, the New York Jets intend to let free agent offensive lineman and former Pittsburgh Steeler Willie Colon hit the open market after playing out his one-year contract. Colon, drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 draft by Pittsburgh, played there for the first seven seasons of his career before being released by them last offseason...
Via Steelers Depot
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets To Allow Veteran G Willie Colon To Test The Open Market

Rich Cimini of ESPN New York reports that the Jets will allow free agent OL Willie Colon test the open market. Colon, 30, suffered a torn biceps during the team’s Week 17 game, so that remains a bit of a concern for him this offseason. Colon could still be a decent value option for team’s looking for an interior lineman. Last year, Pro Football Focus rated him as the No....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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