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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
The Dolphins have hired former Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum as a consultant.
Tannenbaum will consult with the Dolphins “on a variety of projects involving innovation, analytics and sports science,” according to a press release issued Friday by the team.
He was fired by owner Woody Johnson in January 2013 after the team finished 6-10. He served as Jets GM for seven years.
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Say goodbye to “Big Wood."
Former Jets offensive lineman and fan favorite Damien Woody will be one of 20 contestants on the next installment of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.”
"When I told my wife and kids, 'Hey, 'Biggest Loser' wants me to come on,' my kids were like, 'Dad are you serious? You totally got to do this,'" Woody, 36, told PEOPLE.com.
"I'd never watched 'The Biggest Loser'...Read more »
Free-agent receiver and former Jet Santonio Holmes worked out for the Chicago Bears Tuesday, head coach Marc Trestman confirmed. But the former Super Bowl MVP left without a deal in place.
The Bears brought in Holmes and Ben Obomanu (who also played for the Jets briefly last season) before signing Greg Herd to a one-year deal.
“I did not [attend the workout],” Trestman told local reporters....Read more »
Shaq Evans’ rookie season could already be over.
Ryan said the wide receiver’s shoulder injury is “severe” and could land him on injured reserve. Evans, a fourth-round pick, wore a red non-contact jersey in practice but was “very limited.”
Said Ryan: "That shoulder looks pretty bad. We'll see how that goes. But it doesn’t look good right now.”...Read more »
Clemson wide receiver Seth Ryan – the son of Jets coach Rex Ryan – broke his collarbone during Monday's football practice, according to the Associated Press.
The university made the announcement.
Ryan, a redshirt freshman after sitting out last season, was injured when he tried to make a diving catch in the end zone.
Despite his lack of playing time, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney...Read more »
Linebacker Jermaine Cunningham tore his Achilles tendon in the Jets' Green and White scrimmage, a source confirmed Sunday.
Cunningham, 26, was tended to on the field by trainers after suffering the first-half injury and was later helped off the field. He did not return, and Rex Ryan had little info at the time about the extent of Cunningham's injury.
"It looked like he came out with...Read more »
CORTLAND -- Michael Vick had long assured Marty Mornhinweg that he was on board with the plan.
While the organization has yet to declare Geno Smith the starting quarterback, Vick made it clear in the offseason that this is Smith's team. That's why the veteran quarterback wasn't fazed -- at least publicly -- by the discrepancy in first-team reps between the signal-callers.
Thursday was...Read more »
CORTLAND -- Michael Vick abruptly ended his group interview Thursday when a reporter asked him about his least favorite topic: the Jets QB "competition."
During the three-and-a-half-minute session, Vick fielded questions about the Jets' defense, the offense's recent struggles in practice and his thoughts on incumbent Geno Smith getting a large majority of the first-team reps. And when a Jets...Read more »
What continues to interest Curtis Martin the most about the Jets heading into this season is the quarterback position.
Martin, a Hall-of-Famer and former Jets running back, said he would’ve preferred a more open competition between Geno Smith and Michael Vick.
Marty Mornhinweg told reporters last week that Smith will get 70 to 75 percent of first-team reps during training camp, however.
“I...Read more »
While Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick expressed anger over the "PlaybookGate" controversy between their two teams last week, Patriots safety Devin McCourty said it gave him a good chuckle.
“I just laughed when I heard about it,” McCourty said Monday at the Big Daddy Celebrity Golf Classic at Oheka Castle in Huntington
At this point, after all the off-field battles between the Jets and Patriots...Read more »