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Rex Ryan Teasing us on Jets’ Starting Quarterback Decision

While it is assumed that Geno Smith will remain the New York Jets starting quarterback Week 1, head coach Rex Ryan has yet to conform anything officially. Rex Ryan won't name a Week 1 starter yet http://t.co/VOsovxG36S — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) August 19, 2014 Ryan had this to say about the quarterback situation (via NFL.com). I’m not naming a starter for Week...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bart Scott: Jets Should Start Vick If They Want To Win

Former Jets linebacker and rookie CBS analyst Bart Scott believes the Jets should be in win now mode.  The always opinionated Scott told Newsday that the Jets should start Michael Vick at quarterback, “if they want to win right now.” “If you’re trying to win now, it’s Michael Vick,” the former Jets linebacker said Monday at a CBS luncheon promoting the network’s...
Via Thacover2
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bart Scott: Jets Should Start Vick If They Want To Win

Former Jets linebacker and rookie CBS analyst Bart Scott believes the Jets should be in win now mode.  The always opinionated Scott told Newsday that the Jets should start Michael Vick at quarterback, “if they want to win right now.” “If you’re trying to win now, it’s Michael Vick,” the former Jets linebacker said Monday at a CBS luncheon promoting the network’s new...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL headline: Manziel Fingers The Redskins (Photo)

Someone may be losing their job today. [@BuffaloAdam via Awful Announcing] Related posts: Washington Redskins also ran a bounty program under Gregg Williams And Here’s Another Headline About Mike Vick That Incorporates “Dog” Washington Redskins players have been advised not to speak about the “Redskins” controversy
Via No Guts, No Glory
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

No Huddle – New York Jets Two Week Pre-Season Review Edition

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. It Is Hard To Tell Without Rex Ryan dialing up any blitzes against Bengals QB Andy Dalton, the over-matched duo of Kyle Wilson and safety turned insta-corner Antonio Allen struggled early...
Via Turn On The Jets
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick offers Ray Rice advice on redemption

Eric Edholm, Yahoo Sports: Michael Vick might be known forever as a man who ran a dogfighting ring, but he has helped repair his image after a long jail sentence and years of advocacy for the cause.Vick now believes that Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was arrested and indicted on aggravated assault against his now-wife, can help amend and heal through a similar path...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the 2014-2015 New York Jets 53 Man Roster

The Jets just had their first preseason game this past week and there will now be some roster cuts. They also lost 2 CBs Dexter McDougle and Dee Milliner. McDougle is out for year with a torn ACL and Milliner is out 3-4 weeks with a sprain ankle. So the Jets are going to have to make some big roster changes in the next couple of weeks and here I will project which players will make...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Fantasy Football Outlook

The New York Jets added Michael Vick, Chris Johnson and Eric Decker to their roster this offseason, in an effort to put some points on the scoreboard.  Vick will most likely ride the bench most of the season behind Geno Smith, but Johnson and Decker could be the playmakers the Jets offense have missed since LaDainian Tomlinson and Braylon Edwards back in 2010.  Last season...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ DOs & DONT’s: Jets Preseason Week 2

The New York Jets travel tonight to take on the defending AFC North Champion Cincinnati Bengals. Here are tonight’s DOs and DONT’s… DO  DO let Geno Smith take a couple of shots down field to Stephen Hill and Jace Amaro. Geno had a beautiful completion to Eric Decker against the Colts down the field, but it was called back. The Jets need to let Geno, Vick, and Tahj Boyd...
Via Turn On The Jets
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Donovan McNabb blasts Jets for possible Michael Vick wildcat usage

There are many people who believe using Michael Vick in wildcat packages would stunt the growth of Geno Smith as an NFL quarterback. The New York Jets may end up using Vick as a wrinkle in their offense, as Vick hinted at when speaking with reporters recently. Donovan McNabb thinks that would be a horrendous […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick to Rice: 'You've got to continue to make amends'

The court of public opinion hasn’t exactly been friendly to Ray Rice these days. The Baltimore Ravens running back rightfully drew the ire of the American public this February when a video emerged of him dragging his unconscious fiancee out of a hotel elevator after allegedly knocking her out. Rice found himself in the spotlight once again this summer when Roger Goodell slapped...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Vick Wants Ray Rice To Advocate Against Domestic Violence

When it was released that Ray Rice had knocked his then fiancé  unconscious, people were expecting him to go to jail… well that didn’t happen, instead he entered a court appointed program that resulted in the dismal of his assault charges. Well surely the NFL would have made sure that he will be justifiably punished? No, according to the NFL he only recieved a two game suspension...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick has a message for Ray Rice

PHOTO COURTESY: JEFF ZELEVANSKY/NY POST What do Jets quarterback Michael Vick and Ravens running back Ray Rice have in common?  The obvious answer is that they both play in the NFL and in the AFC.  They have also both been one of the top players in the league at one point or another. But maybe the biggest similarity between the two is that both found themselves in legal troubles...
Via New York Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Creepy Atlanta Falcons era Michael Vick action figure has no soul

From 2001 to 2006 Michael Vick played quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons and for a while there it looked like Vick was a once in a generation talent. He was the first of a new breed of quarterbacks that combined passing skills with incredible speed; capable of putting up 3,000 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards in the same season. Essentially he was a starting running back and...
Via cover32 - Falcons
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Geno Smith: Jets Should Use Michael Vick In Wildcat Formation

New York Jets starting quarterback Geno Smith has no problem with Michael Vick taking snaps from him during the game, and even believes it could help the team. Smith believes using Vick in the Wildcat formation as a change of pace option would be great. “I think it helped us,” Smith said after practice on Sunday,according to the New York Daily News. “It kept us on schedule...
Via Thacover2
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 New York Jets season win total prediction

According to the Las Vegas Hilton the 2014 New York Jets season win total sits at only seven making it one of the most enticing bets of the season. The Jets should be another Wildcard team in the AFC when all is said and done. They will live and die by the quarterback play. Fortunately for the Jets, they brought in Michael Vick just in case Geno Smith is unable to make strides from last season.…
Via The Penalty Flag
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vick sees results from efforts to leave villainous past behind

With 13:17 left to play in the second quarter of the Jets’ preseason opener Thursday against the Colts, new quarterback Michael Vick jogged onto the MetLife Stadium field. The small crowd gave Vick the loudest ovation of the night. Five days earlier, the public address announcer introduced the Jets one-by-one for the team’s annual Green and White Scrimmage. The crowd of about...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Might Use Vick in the Wildcat

Someone tell the Jets, the Wildcat is DEAD. Furthermore, it was only successful when ran by a running back. Michael Vick is injury prone, so the last thing he should be doing is being a de Facto running back to switch things up. Here are the details courtesy of ESPN.com. Rex Ryan didn’t rule out the possibility of deploying Vick as a change-of-pace quarterback — assuming Geno...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan says Vick may be used in Wildcat

  #453315294 / gettyimages.com Jets head coach Rex Ryan has more or less said that Geno Smith is the day one starter for his team and that Michael Vick will back him up. That doesn’t necessarily mean, though, that Vick will be warming the bench for the entire season. At today’s practice, the Jets ran an array of Wildcat formation plays. Michael Vick, despite being 34 years...
Via New York Sports-Kings
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ever-elusive Vick an option as Jets' wildcat QB

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) Michael Vick could potentially play a role in the New York Jets' offense even if he's not the starting quarterback. Coach Rex Ryan didn't dismiss the possibility of using the 34-year-old - and still-elusive - Vick as a change-of-pace option in a wildcat-like or zone-read package. Ryan says Saturday he recognizes that Vick has ''special talent...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: ‘Geno Smith first, then Michael Vick’

AP Image The New York Jets are currently trying to figure out who will be the starter for the team in 2014.  On one side, they have second-year pro Geno Smith and on the other they have veteran Michael Vick. In the preseason opener for the Jets against the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night, Geno Smith lead the team to a field goal.  He threw for 33 yards on six attempts, completing...
Via New York Sports-Kings
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No change with Jets QBs: still Smith, then Vick

NEW YORK (AP) There's no quarterback controversy for the New York Jets. Not even close. OK, well, not yet. Geno Smith led the Jets to a field goal in his two series with the starters in a 13-10 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Michael Vick created a bit of a buzz by leading a touchdown drive with the first-team offense and showing he can still make plays with his legs. While...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 AFC East Preview

Once again, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots will begin the season as the favorite in the AFC East after riding a 12-4 record to their fifth consecutive division crown in 2013, and despite their best efforts, it’s unlikely that any of the other three teams in the East will be able to do anything about it. New England took significant steps to improve it’s secondary...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Daily News Sadness

As we all know, the media coverage for our New York Jets can be insufferable at times. Sure, there are plenty of very good beat writers and columnists who do a great job covering the team, but too often they get overshadowed by the pure garbage that gets printed, which is a shame. Speaking of garbage, Gary Myers wrote a column today! It was a doozy too, in which he discussed the...
Via Turn On The Jets
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: Michael Vick ‘Looked Great’ In Jets Debut

Pressure bust pipes, and Michael Vick is going to give Geno Smith all the pressure he can handle.  Vick as usual, looked dynamic at times for the Jets Thursday night in their preseason opener. Vick didn’t all of sudden become the starter for the Jets last night, but he showed Rex Ryan and co. that they have another viable and more athletic option to put under center if Smith falters...
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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