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Mike Vick wants to play until he’s 40 years old

Recently, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he would like to play until he’s 45 years-old, and now Michael Vick is feeling a similar way. Vick told Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News that he would like to play until he’s 40 years-old. “I want to play until I’m 40,” Vick is 34 years-old […]
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Michael Vick Wants To Play Until He’s 40

  Michael Vick isn’t ready ready to hang up his cleats just yet. The 34-year-old backup QB for the NY Jets, is eyeing starting QB Geno Smith, as both his ingenue and his biggest rival. Never afraid of a good old fashioned comeback, Michael Vick was quite vocal about what he thinks he can still bring to the table. “I want to play until I’m 40,”  Vick declared to the NY...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick: “I want to play until I’m 40″

Saints quarterback Drew Brees recently stated that he wants to play in the NFL until he’s 45 years-old. It looks like Michael Vick has similar goals. “I want to play until I’m 40,” Vick told the NY Daily News on Thursday. If Vick wants to play until he’s 40 he’ll need to slide more, actually win a starting job or be content with carrying a clipboard.     var...
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Quick-hits from New York Jets training camp

Here are some quick-hits from Jets training camp in SUNY Cortland… 1. Big-name injury updates Injuries are beginning to mount as a couple more key players are added to the medical report. These players are wide receiver David Nelson and running back Bilal Powell — who will be nursing groin (Nelson) and hamstring (Powell) injuries. A few others added to the medical report are...
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NFL.com confused about New York Jets offense

How many of you would rank the New York Jets offense in the top five of the NFL? Anyone? Top five offense. New York Jets. Anyone? Bueller? Bueller? Alright then, no takers. It’s curious then that the folks over at NFL.com think so highly of the Jets offense. Here is a picture that the website put out to promote the Jets’ first pre-season game against the Indianapolis Colts: via...
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TOJ – New York Jets 53 Man Roster Prediction

With the New York Jets first preseason game 10 days away, I thought it’d be a great time to predict exactly what the 53 man roster will look like once the smoke settles. Please feel free to leave your responses in the comments, as they are always appreciated… Quarterbacks 1. Geno Smith 2. Michael Vick 3. Tahj Boyd Analysis Geno Smith, barring a Mark Sanchez-like implosion, will...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets QB Michael Vick named 27th best in NFL, Geno Smith not top-30

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vick not interested in racing Johnson but will take on McCoy again

A year ago, when Michael Vick was still with the Eagles, he beat the fleet-footed LeSean McCoy in the 40-yard dash. Pretty impressive for the then 33-year-old. Earlier this month, Jets running back Chris Johnson said that he'd take Vick, now Johnson's teammate in New York, in a race. Over the weekend, Vick was asked about Johnson's proclamation and he didn't disagree...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback competition keeping New York Jets in headlines

As expected, since arriving in the Big Apple as a free agent in March, Michael Vick’s presence has further fueled the debate surrounding Geno Smith and the often-newsworthy battle to become the New York Jets’ starting quarterback. But with training camp now upon us much of the talk has been shoved aside in favor of actual, on-field results, and after the team’s first week in...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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 […]
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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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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8 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...
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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...
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8 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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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8 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...
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9 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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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14 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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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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15 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...
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16 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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