Willie Colon sees a big difference in the New York Jets from this time last year.
There's an unmistakable sense of camaraderie - the type three weeks of bonding during training camp can bring.
''We got a lot closer this camp,'' the veteran right guard said. ''The knock on us is maybe we haven't been as close in the past as a team.''
The Jets wrapped up three weeks of full practices...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014
Jets HC Rex Ryan told last week that veteran G Willie Colon could be out “a while” following arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.
However, Rich Cimini of ESPN New York writes that Colon is expected to be back before the start of training camp and doesn’t see any reason for the team to panic at this point in time.
Cimini adds that the Jets offensive line depth could...
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...
Much like the Energizer Bunny, former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Willie Colon keeps going and going, and going.
On Wednesday, Colon re-signed with the New York Jets and the Hofstra product will get his wish to remain near is hometown of the Bronx.
Colon, who was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft, was released by the Steelers last...
…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...
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...
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....