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Michael Vick to have Tebow-like role in Jets' offense?

Mike Tannenbaum expects a role for Michael Vick in the New York Jets' offense this season -- whether Vick starts a game or not. Tannenbaum, who served as the Jets' general manager from 2006-2012, believes Rex Ryan is drawn to the type of athleticism Vick brings to the quarterback position. "I think the Vick signing makes sense on a couple other levels. One, Michael...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Is Jets’ starting quarterback job Geno Smith’s to lose?

Geno Smith will have the honor of guiding the New York Jets to last place in the AFC East this season as long as he doesn’t screw things up. Though the Jets signed Mike Vick in the offseason to compete for the starting quarterback job, the New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta wrote Thursday that […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jets Rumors: Michael Vick knows Geno Smith is starting

New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick has had a slew of highs and lows during his professional football career. The most notable was his return after a lengthy jail sentence for animal abuse after which he had a career-best season. Now, the dual-threat quarterback who is going on his 13th professional season, seems convinced that his new team wants him as nothing more than a backup...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Geno’s job to lose, but Vick lurks

Geno Smith wore the face of poise and optimism and the confidence of a man who knows the deck is being stacked in his favor in his quarterback duel with Michael Vick when he and the Jets reported for training camp Wednesday at SUNY Cortland. Here’s my advice for him anyway: Watch your back, Geno. The honeymoon is over for him. He isn’t a rookie anymore. Coach Rex Ryan won’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Michael Vick: “I still feel like I’m a premier quarterback in this league”

Jets quarterback Michael Vick still feels like he’s one of the top players in the NFL at his position. “I still feel like I’m a premier quarterback in this league,” Vick said, via ESPN.com. Things will be different for Vick entering camp as the Jets back up quarterback. “The thing that popped up when I heard that is, it’s going to be very important for me to get mental...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick Claims He is a “Premier” Quarterback

Michael Vick Claims He is a “Premier” Quarterback The New York Jets’ starting quarterback competition has officially kicked off between veteran quarterback, Michael Vick and second-year incumbent, Geno Smith. Who will win in the end, remains to be seen. However, Vick had these comments to share upon reporting to training … The post Michael Vick Claims He is a “Premier...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
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Michael Vick considers himself a “premier quarterback”

AP Photo/Matt Rourke Michael Vick thinks he can be a  “premier quarterback” for the New York Jets this season. Rich Cimini, a reporter for ESPN NFL Nation, tweeted that Vick still considers himself a quality QB, but he willing to accept the role of Geno Smith’s back up. Michael Vick said he’s “still a premier quarterback.” Willing to accept backup role, if necessary...
Via Down and Distance
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets will do ‘whatever it takes’ to make playoffs in 2014

After three consecutive playoff-less seasons, Rex Ryan is desperate to get back. Ryan, entering his sixth (and perhaps last) year as the Jets' coach, told the New York Daily News that he'll do "whatever it takes" to qualify for the postseason. “There’s nothing like it,” Ryan said. “You got to earn your way to get there though. And that’s the thing...
Via Helmet2Helmet
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Jason Babin agrees to two-teat deal with Jets

The New York Jets and veteran defensive end Jason Babin have agreed to a two-year contract, his agents announced Wednesday. EAS Client Jason Babin @JasonBabin93 has agreed to terms to play for the New York Jets @nyjets #JETS #EAS #NFL — Eastern Athletics (@EASagency) July 23, 2014 Babin, 34, had 40 tackles and 7.5 sacks last season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville released...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC East preview: How do the New York Jets stack up?

Before the New York Jets begin training camp later this week, I want to illustrate how their roster measures up to their divisional opponents’ rosters. No offense to kickers and punters, but I will be leaving special teams out of this article for space reasons. Let’s start with what we are most familiar with. New York Jets projected lineups: QB Geno Smith RB Chris Johnson, Chris...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Which AFC East Team Presents the Biggest Challenge to Patriots in 2014?

The New England Patriots are set to undergo Training Camp in 2014 and face some big questions. The talk of the NFL lately is how the other three teams in the AFC East might be strong enough to contend for the division title in 2014. Without question, the AFC East belongs to the New England Patriots until the day that Tom Brady retires. For now, here is a look at the Patriots division...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Jets Roster Preview – The Question, The Insurance, The Draft Pick

We continue to roll along with our New York Jets roster preview with a look at the quarterbacks. In case you missed any, here are the other positions we have covered. Let us know what you expect from Geno, Vick and company down below… Geno Smith #7 – 985 offensive snaps (94 percent) – 247/443 (55.8 completion percentage), 3,046 yards, 12 touchdowns, 21 interceptions, 366 rushing...
Via Turn On The Jets
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Rex Ryan confident Jets ‘will be a playoff team’

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan is confident he will lead his team back to the playoffs this season. “I believe we’re better than that. I believe we’re a lot better than that,” Ryan said of last year’s 8-8 finish, per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “Eight and eight would be a hell of a disappointment for us. I’m just telling you that I believe this team is on...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  1 Comment

Are the New York Jets smart to give Geno Smith the edge in quarterback competition?

The New York Jets are going to give Geno Smith 70-75 percent of the first team snaps in their training camp next week. Is this the right move? It’s quite obvious, that the Jets are hoping Smith takes a leap in his second NFL season. Can you blame them? If Smith becomes the franchise quarterback this team desperately needs, it will take a lot of pressure off GM John Idzik. If Smith...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

New list projects Michael Vick will start more games for New York Jets than Geno Smith

In May, we penned a list of storylines that wouldn’t shock us during the upcoming season, developments that would seem like surprises to most but everyone should have seen coming. Today, it’s time for the opposite, a collection of plotlines that would be truly shocking if they happened during the upcoming season. With that in mind, To see 10 storylines that would be shockers...
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Ten storylines that would be shockers in 2014

In May, I penned a list of storylines that wouldn’t shock me during the upcoming season, developments that would seem like surprises to most but everyone should have seen coming. Today, it’s time for the opposite, a collection of plotlines that would be truly shocking if they developed during the upcoming season. With that in mind, here are 10 storylines that would be shockers...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy football outlook: Eric Decker

The New York Jets signed Eric Decker this past offseason, and they are very excited about the potential that he has in their offense. It is unknown whether Michael Vick or Geno Smith will be throwing him the football, but either way he will be the number one option in the passing game. He had a big season last year with the Denver Broncos, but he is poised to prove that he was not...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Training Camp Preview: QB’s

Here at cover32 – New York Jets, we will bring you a preview of each position battle daily, leading up to the Jets training camp on July 24th.   First on the list: Quarterbacks Enjoy! Projected starter: Geno Smith Projected back-up’s: Michael Vick, Tajh Boyd Battling for roster spot: Matt Simms All eyes are on: Geno Smith’s going into his second season as an NFL pro. He is...
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Plaxico Burress says Michael Vick will start for Jets

Despite the fact that Michael Vick says there is no open competition between him and Geno Smith as the Jets starting quarterback, a former Jets believes there is. Former veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was on set of ESPN’s NFL Live on Monday and he predicted that Vick, not Geno Smith would be the opening […]
Via Full Scale Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Pro Bowl candidates for the New York Jets in 2014

Training camp for the 2014 NFL season is about to get started in a couple of weeks. Now is a good time to look ahead and see who the best Pro Bowl candidates will be for the New York Jets this year. Here are the top five: 1. Michael Vick Rex Ryan says that Vick will be Geno Smith’s backup. Yeah, we’ll see how long that lasts. You may also be interested in:5 Pro Bowl candidates...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress believes Michael Vick will start week 1

Former New York Jet wide receiver Plaxico Burress beleives Geno Smith does not have too big of a fighting chance to win the starting quarterback spot for the Jets this year. According to Adam Schefter, Plax feels Mike Vick will be the starter week one. @AdamSchefter: Former Jets WR Plaxico Burress predicted on ESPN’s NFL […] The post Plaxico Burress believes Michael Vick will...
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Plaxico Burress: Michael Vick will be the Jets starter

Free agent NFL wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a guest on ESPN’s NFL Live on Monday and predicted that Michael Vick will win the Jets starting job. Plaxico Burress predicted on NFL Live that @MikeVick will be the Jets starting QB in Week 1. — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) July 14, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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Plaxico Burress: Michael Vick will be Jets’ starting quarterback

Plaxico Burress thinks he knows who will end up as the starting quarterback of the New York Jets, and it’s not Geno Smith. Plaxico was serving as a guest analyst on ESPN’s “NFL Live” Monday and shared his thoughts on the Jets quarterback race. Simply stated, Plaxico believes Michael Vick will win the starting job. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Filmroom: New York Jets Running Back Chris Johnson

The New York Jets were able to sign arguably the three best players at their respective positions in free agency this past offseason: Former Broncos WR Eric Decker, former Eagles QB Michael Vick, and former Titans RB Chris Johnson. Decker is in the prime of his career, coming off two productive seasons. Michael Vick was brought in as insurance for second year QB Geno Smith. Then...
Via Turn On The Jets
12 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – July 13th, 2014

Your New York Jets links, YouTube clip and GIF of the day… - Judging from the comments on July 10th’s Link Dump, not many of you like Rich Cimini, so this may just be adding fuel to the fire. Of the three plays he nominated for most memorable in Jets history, this play won. (ESPN) - In all fairness to Cimini, not all of his articles bash the Jets — most do, but not all. Here’s...
Via Turn On The Jets
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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