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Clyde Gates battles the 'dropsies'

Jets wide receiver Clyde Gates is seen during

(Credit: Hans Pennink)

On Thursday, coach Rex Ryan said quarterback Geno Smith’s numbers and the outcome of a 13-10 loss at New England might look a lot different had Jets receivers not dropped six passes. When the attention shifted to the receivers on Friday – particularly Clyde Gates, who had three drops – Ryan gave Gates a vote of confidence heading into Sunday’s game against Buffalo.

“Every receiver has drops,”...

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Rex focused on ‘the moment,’ not naming Geno season starter

Rex Ryan talks during a news conference at

(Credit: AP Photo Julio Cortez)

Rex Ryan had made the mistake of looking too far ahead – and it cost him and his players.

Despite repeated questions Monday about the organization’s refusal to fully throw its support behind rookie Geno Smith, Ryan maintains it’s better to take the week-to-week approach when it comes to the Jets’ starting quarterback.

“I think you get in trouble when you put dates on things instead of...

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