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The Saints activated linebacker Jonathan Vilma from the short-term injured reserve list Saturday -- meaning he'll make his season debut Sunday at MetLife Stadium against the team that drafted him almost 10 years ago.
Vilma, who was placded on IR with a designation to return in Week 1 after undergoing a preseason procedure on his knee, has been practicing the past two weeks, according to reports...Read more »
Matt Simms predicted after getting upended trying to lunge for a first down in his NFL debut Sunday that he would be hearing from his father, Phil, afterward. He was right. "He was happy that I played hard but just wanted me to be a little smarter, I guess," Simms said. "I don't blame him. I understand."
Simms said he suffered no ill effects from the play against the Bengals,...Read more »
Rex Ryan and Cincinnati cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones got into a war of words during the Bengals' 49-9 beatdown of the Jets Sunday.
Jones told Bengals.com that he thought Jets receiver David Nelson was playing dirty and later exchanged heated words with the Jets coach.
"He told me to shut the hell up," said the cornerback, who picked off Geno...Read more »
So did the Jets tip off the officials about the Patriots special-teams play?
Ben Kotwica isn’t saying.
“We have correspondence with the officials and the league office during the course of the week,” the Jets coordinator said. “…Those discussions are private and I’m going to honor that and keep it that way.”
The war of words between the AFC East rivals reached a climax Wednesday,...Read more »
Santonio Holmes has been so focused on his own production over the years, he hasn’t had time to watch other offensive stars. Literally.
Asked for an assessment of fellow wideout A.J. Green -- whom the Jets will try to stop Sunday in Cincinnati -- Holmes matter-of-factly replied: “I don’t watch any offensive guys in the NFL at all.”
Really? Like, not even occasionally as a football fan?
“No,”...Read more »
Rex Ryan isn’t trying to hear anything Bill Belichick has to say.
When told the New England coach called out the Jets for committing the same “push” penalty that led to a Patriots penalty and an overtime win for the Jets Sunday, Ryan delivered a not-so-subtle jab at his AFC East rival.
“That’s not true,” Ryan said firmly. “He’s got to make up his mind. Was he aware of this thing? Was...Read more »
Last week I sat down with Jets running backs coach Anthony Lynn to discuss Bilal Powell. But at the tailend of our conversation, I picked Lynn's brain on Long Island's own Miguel Maysonet, who was was added to the Jets practice squad last Tuesday.
Unfortunately for all of Long Island, the former Stony Brook star was released yesterday. Though the decision to part ways with Maysonet had more...Read more »
The Jets announced Wednesday morning that they had signed former Patriots cornerback Ras-I Dowling to the practice squad.
The former second-round pick of the Patriots in 2011 ended the past two seasons on injured reserve due to injury.
The Jets released Long Island's Miguel Maysonet from the practice squad Tuesday in order to create room for Dowling....Read more »
Following the Tuesday arrest of four fans involved in a brawl at MetLife Stadium Sunday, the Jets issued a statement.
"We have zero tolerance for this behavior," the team said. "Consistent with our Fan Code of Conduct, those involved have been banned from attending any events at the stadium. Once the legal process has run its course, each of them must take the necessary steps...Read more »
For the second time in two weeks, Geno Smith is a Pepsi Next Rookie of the Week nominee.
The Jets quarterback – who received the honor after leading the Jets to a Week 5 win in Atlanta – again is in the running following his performance against the Patriots. Smith threw for 233 passing yards, rushed for 32 and had two touchdowns (one passing, one rushing) in the Jets' 30-27 overtime victory...Read more »