Geno’s candid confidence good thing for New York Jets

Geno Smith told reporters yesterday that despite the team’s signing of free agent Michael Vick last month, he expects to be the New York Jets’ starting quarterback in 2014. Put aside what you think of Smith’s ability – I’m just happy he answered the way he did. When confronted with that kind of question – “Do you think you can win the starting job at your position...
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Jets have four rookie defenders in for a pre-draft visit

Today the New York Jets have for defensive players in for predraft visit. Obviously the Jets are trying to stack up their cornerback/defensive back position. Three of the four players our defensive backs. I expect the Jets to take a DB early in the first or second round. @KristianRDyer: Per source, OKU CB Justin Gilbert, […] The post Jets have four rookie defenders in for a pre...
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Report: Tie in Jets quarterback competition will go to Geno Smith

If the New York Jets quarterback competition between Geno Smith and Michel Vick is neck and neck,  Smith will win the job,  according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. In baseball, a tie goes to the runner. In the Jets QB competition, a tie will go to Geno Smith. #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) April 22, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...
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Geno Smith believes he will start at quarterback for Jets

The New York Jets drafted Geno Smith in last years NFL Draft, but went out and signed former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick this offseason. New York is expected to allow both quarterbacks to go after the starting position in an open competition during the offseason, but Smith believes that he will end up being the starter. Obviously both players believe that they will...
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Geno Smith expects to beat out Vick for Jets’ QB job

Last year, Geno Smith won the Jets' starting quarterback job -- albeit by default. He's confident he can do it again. As the Jets began their offseason program Monday, Smith told reporters he expects to beat out veteran newcomer Michael Vick and open the season under center. "[It's] my belief in myself, knowing I'm going to take every action possible to ...
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Geno Smith not worried about Michael Vick, expects to start at QB for Jets

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith said Monday that he expects to be the starting quarterback next season. Smith will be competing with Michael Vick, who was signed by the Jets to “push” the second-year QB. “I think his physical skills are going to push Geno,” Rex Ryan said, via “It’s not like you don’t have a great quarterback sitting right there, pushing...
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Could a TE actually be selected in the Top 10?

Tight end Eric Ebron set school records for single-season receptions by catching 62 passes. He also set records for receiving yards (973), career receptions (112), and career receiving yards (1,805) for North Carolina in 2013. 2014 NFL Draft experts have him going to a number of teams including the New York Jets, New York Giants, Miami Dolphins and as early as number nine overall...
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Report: Mike Evans visiting the Jets on Monday

Former Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans will visit the New York Jets on Monday,  according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News and Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports. Texas A&M Mike Evans is indeed visiting the Jets tomorrow, as @MikeGarafolo said. No way he makes it No. 18. Will have to trade up. #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) April 21, 2014 The Jets could really...
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Jets look like they are leaning towards a WR in round 1

The Jets have made it very clear they are looking for a wide out. Today New York Daily posted that Marqise Lee was in town for a pre-draft visit. Lee is just one of many the Jets are interested in. According to Mike Garafolo, the Jets are now bringing in Mike Evans. @MikeGarafolo: Saw @MMehtaNYDN […] The post Jets look like they are leaning towards a WR in round 1 appeared first...
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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, New York Jets mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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New York Jets sign WR Eric Decker

Eric Decker is going to get a massive downgrade at the quarterback position going from Peyton Manning to Michael Vick/Geno Smith. The last time he played with a quarterback other than Peyton Manning, he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 82nd ranked wide receiver out of 115 eligible and averaged just 1.28 yards per route run, 65th out of 95 eligible. That was in 2011 with the combination...
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Jets told Chris Johnson that Michael Vick, Geno Smith will compete for starting quarterback job

Chris Johnson told reporters that the Jets told him that Geno Smith and Michael Vick will compete for the starting quarterback job in training camp. “They didn’t give me no indication,” Johnson said, via “They said those two will battle it out in camp and may the best man win.” Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jets told...
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Weekly Rewind: Chris Johnson, cornerback news and the best games of 2014

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to get you caught up on all things New York Jets you may enjoy: New York Jets - Worst cornerbacks in New York Jets history. (READ) - Jets sign Chris Johnson. (READ) - Can Dee Milliner break out for the New York Jets in 2014? (READ) - The Jets are playing one of the best football games in 2014. (READ) You may also be interested...
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Drafting a tight end is the New York Jets’ biggest need

As I discussed earlier this week, the New York Jets have improved their offense to the point of unrecognizability. Michael Vick will compete with Geno Smith for the starting quarterback job while also serving as a seasoned mentor. Eric Decker and Jacoby Ford are quality upgrades to what was one of the weakest receiving corps in the league. Chris Johnson adds explosive play-making...
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Chris Johnson’s Role with the New York Jets

Chris Johnson is a New York Jet. No longer the CJ2K of yesteryear (2009), many are left wondering what Johnson’s role with the team will be. While he may have lost a step, Johnson is still one of the most talented and durable players in the league. He should have a role with the Jets in passing situations, in the screen game, in pass protection, and as a change of pace back. Pass...
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