New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
The bye week came at a good time for some banged-up Jets.
Though Rex Ryan’s team is far from 100 percent healthy, several key guys were back on the practice field Monday. RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), S Eric Smith (knee), NT Sione Po’uha (back), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), RG Brandon Moore (hip) and S LaRon Landry (heel) will be limited in practice, the coach said.
NT Kenrick Ellis (MCL...Read more »
Rex Ryan made it clear that the Jets will do whatever it takes to ensure a winning season. Now, how much Tim Tebow factors into their turnaround remains to be seen.
This time, it wasn’t the media who brought up the backup quarterback’s name during the coach’s presser. It was Ryan himself, who floated Tebow’s name while responding to an inquiry about Mark Sanchez.
Asked if he planned...Read more »
Rex Ryan didn’t sugarcoat things. He couldn’t.
“Right now, we earned that 3-5 record,” the Jets coach said Monday morning. “Clearly that’s not where we want to finish. We have work to do.”
In his first press conference following last week’s bye, Ryan highlighted a myriad of issues that plagued the team during a disappointing first-half of the season – but none were more glaring that...Read more »
Despite recent rumors of Tim Tebow leaving town, Thursday’s 4 p.m. trade deadline came and went without any moves by the Jets.
A Jacksonville TV reporter created a stir on Twitter Tuesday night when he reported Jacksonville was trying to “make a play” for Tebow before the trade deadline. The Jaguars, however, never reached out to the Jets, a source confirmed.
That means, the Jets – currently...Read more »