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Instant analysis and quick hits from the Jets' preseason loss to the Eagles

And ... that's that. The Jets concluded the preseason portion of their schedule with a 37-7 loss to the Eagles on Thursday night in South Philly. The starters and even some key reserves didn't play. Quarterback Michael Vick, in his first game back here since he joined the Jets, started the game and got the equivalent of a ceremonial first pitch: He played one snap, handed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Best, worst, realistic scenario for the AFC East

Last season the New York Jets limped to an 8-8 finish despite the giant distractions of Rex Ryan under fire and Geno Smith who raised more questions about his ability, than maybe even Mark Sanchez had. So, now that they have added veteran backup QB Michael Vick and veteran running back Chris Johnson, did the Jets do enough this off-season to make it to the playoffs? We will start...
Via The Penalty Flag
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Dominate Jets to end Preseason at .500

Philadelphia PA: On Thursday August 28 from Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the New York Jets in the final preseason game of the season., the New York Jets came into game lead by former Eagles QB Michael Vick. The Eagles started Matt Barkley in this game. The starters did not play […]
Via Philly Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick says that he saved Riley Cooper’s career

When the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets face off tonight in the final preseason game of 2014, you will probably see players from both sides shaking hands, as is customary to do in the NFL before kickoff. One thing you probably won’t see is Riley Cooper on his knees handing Michael Vick a bouquet of flowers, and that’s unfortunate because if not for Vick, Cooper would not...
Via cover32 - Jets
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick irked by Riley Cooper not returning his texts

New York Jets QB Michael Vick stood up for Riley Cooper after he was caught on camera hurling a racial slur a black security guard at a concert. He caught a lot of slack doing so, incurring the wrath of teammates were didn't want to let Cooper off the hook so easily. “Guys were mad at me for a while,” Vick said, via ESPNNew York's Ian O’Connor.  “They were upset...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Things we hate: Riley Cooper disrespected Michael Vick after he saved his career

When the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets face off tonight in the final preseason game of 2014, you will probably see players from both sides shaking hands, as is customary to do in the NFL before kickoff. One thing you probably won’t see is Riley Cooper on his knees handing Michael Vick a bouquet of flowers, and that’s unfortunate because if not for Vick, Cooper would not...
Via cover32 - Eagles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Vick’s Beef W/Riley Cooper, Says He Saved His Career

Mike Vick believes he saved the career of a former teammate. “I’m gonna fight every n*gger in here.” Those were the infamous words that got Philadelphia Eagles receiver Riley Cooper in hot water. Cooper (white) had to deal with his teammates afterwards in a locker room that is majority black. Mike Vick, who has been slammed by the media himself, stepped up to defend Cooper...
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick: I Saved Riley Cooper’s Career

Michael Vick is seething mad at Riley Cooper, although he’s proud of what he got accomplished. Almost a little over a year ago, Cooper almost ruined his career after video surfaced of the wide receiver throwing around racial slurs during a drunk tantrum at a concert. At that point most of the Eagles players wanted nothing to do with Cooper, but then-Eagles quarterback Michael Vick...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick: I Saved Riley Cooper’s Career After N-Word Fiasco

Michael Vick is seething mad at Riley Cooper, although he’s proud of what he got accomplished. Almost a little over a year ago, Cooper almost ruined his career after video surfaced of the wide receiver throwing around racial slurs during a drunk tantrum at a concert. At that point most of the Eagles players wanted nothing to do with Cooper, but then-Eagles quarterback Michael...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick isn't happy with his former teammate Riley Cooper

The new Jets quarterback feels he stuck up for Cooper during the latter's trying time. However, nowaways, he can't get a hold of him.
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Digital Michael Vick looks awesome in new Madden 15 gameplay footage

Yesterday was like a national holiday for football degenerates everywhere, because EA Sports released its latest version of Madden. The new game features a number of upgrades in the game engine (finally) which should mean a more realistic NFL experience. That’s all fine and good but to be honest what has impressed me most when I see clips of the new game is how stunningly realistic...
Via cover32 - Jets
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vick returns to Philly as a backup

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Michael Vick is coming back to Philadelphia wearing a different shade of green and a new uniform number. The four-time Pro Bowl quarterback is expected to start for the New York Jets (2-1) against the Eagles (1-2) in Thursday night's preseason finale. He probably won't see much action before giving way to Matt Simms. Jets starter Geno Smith and most of...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

On The New York Jets Cornerback Situation

The New York Jets enter the 2014 season with a messy situation at the cornerback position. You don’t need us to tell you that, as it has become the number one story surrounding the team in the absence of any quarterback circus or controversy. Geno Smith has just played really well and Mike Vick has settled into being an ideal backup. Carry on to cornerback, where there is plenty...
Via Turn On The Jets
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets tried to trade wide receiver Stephen Hill

The New York Jets are simply not pleased with their wide receiving corps, and especially with third-year receiver Stephen Hill. Hill was selected with the 43rd overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft by the Jets, and has failed to show much of anything through his first two seasons. According to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Jets did their best to trade the underwhelming receiver...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Vick will always be grateful toward Eagles

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Michael Vick says he is ''absolutely'' OK with how things transpired in Philadelphia last season, when he lost his starting job to Nick Foles after being injured. Vick, now the backup to Geno Smith with the New York Jets, says Monday that he never wants ''to play second fiddle to anybody,'' but didn't want to become a distraction...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets suspend CB Dimitri Patterson indefinitely

New York Jets general manager John Idzik announced Monday that cornerback Dimitri Patterson has been suspended indefinitely. GM John Idzik: “[Patterson] will be suspended indefinitely, and that will allow us to gather more information to what led to his behavior.” — New York Jets (@nyjets) August 25, 2014 Patterson went missing for nearly 48 hours before returning to the team’s...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez or Barkley to Rams?… I guess it’s possible, but…

The minute I heard QB Sam Bradford of the St. Louis Rams was out for the year with a torn ACL— the same one he ripped up last year — I knew the speculation would begin flying about the Eagles’ surplus of QB’s and which guy the Rams might be looking to sign. At the same time, the New York Jets announced that Mike Vick, the backup QB currently behind Geno Smith, will be starting...
Via Eagles Eye
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick calls report about him not trying to win starting job ‘fictitious’

Geno Smith has played relatively well throughout training camp and the preseason, and as a result his starting job has never really been in jeopardy. On Friday, a report from Jenny Vrentas of TheMMQB.com cited anonymous New York Jets coaches who were “disappointed” that Vick didn’t make more of an effort to beat out Smith. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Rex Ryan Confident He Can Win With Mike Vick

The New York Jets and coach Rex Ryan have officially named Geno Smith the starting quarterback for Week 1, but that doesn’t mean it’s his job for the entire season. Ryan is coaching on a one-year deal, and doesn’t have the pleasure of letting the second year quarterback struggle or fight through a rough start. Ryan needs to win now, and he thinks either of his two quarterbacks...
Via Standing O Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick Responds to Claims About Lack of Effort

New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick had a pretty good idea that the would not be the team’s starting quarterback when he signed a one-year contract this past offseason. According to Vick, that doesn’t mean that he hasn’t been giving a 100 percent effort to earn the starting job.  Responding to criticism directed at Vick by Peter King of MMQB that indicated coaches were...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan officially names Geno Smith starting QB

AP Photo The New York Jets announced today that Geno Smith will be the team’s Week One Starter, and not Michael Vick. “This is no slight to Mike Vick, believe me,” Jets head coach Rex Ryan said. “I wanted to come out of this knowing we had two really good quarterbacks that we think can win games. In my heart, I think we have two we can win games with.” Smith said he always...
Via Down and Distance
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick irked by story calling out his attitude

Michael Vick is not the Jets’ starting quarterback, but he said it has nothing to do with his effort. The Jets backup was not happy with a MMQB.com report that said some of the team’s coaches privately expressed disappointment he did not “show up more hell-bent on winning the starting job.” “That’s not true, that’s not true at all,” Vick said after Friday night’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Mike Vick Denies Report about his Disappointing Effort

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan finally it official. Geno Smith will start for Gang Green in Week 1 and Mike Vick will be his backup. Following Ryan’s announcement, Vick responded to a report that recently came out claiming the Jets’ coaching staff was disappointed in Vick for not showing up more “hell-bent” on winning the starting job. “That is not true,” Vick said...
Via Standing O Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Name QB Geno Smith Week 1 Starter, Disappointed In Michael Vick

Jets Name QB Geno Smith Week 1 Starter, Disappointed In Michael Vick: Geno Smith looked very sharp Friday night in the New York Jets 35-24 loss to the New York Giants. Passing for 137 yards on 9 of 14 passing, he ended the game with one touchdown and no interceptions, highlighted by a 27-yard strike to newcomer WR Eric Decker. On a side note, the Jets staff has expressed disappointment...
Via FF Locker Room
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Geno Smith is officially the number one QB for Jets

I don’t know what Rex Ryan is thinking, but he will ride with Geno Smith over Michael Vick. Tonight Rex Ryan named Geno the starting quarterback. @BradBiggs: #Jets coach Rex Ryan just named QB Geno Smith his Week 1 starter. #Bears play at NYJ in Week 3. Geno will face against Jared Allen and the […] The post Geno Smith is officially the number one QB for Jets appeared first on...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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