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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
Jets coach Rex Ryan positively glowed on Friday afternoon when he declared his team’s injured players all were listed as probable for Sunday’s game against Oakland at MetLife Stadium. But his training staff must have thrown a red challenge flag.
After further review Friday evening, wide receiver Stephen Hill (knee) was downgraded from probable to questionable. The move came after some cryptic...Read more »
Last season, Antonio Cromartie stepped out of the shadow of injured Darrelle Revis and showed he, too, could play like a premier cover cornerback. But with Revis having moved on to Tampa Bay as a free agent this season, Cromartie has experienced a tough year as leader of a Jets secondary that ranks only 25th in average passing yardage allowed.
Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace last Sunday...Read more »
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – The Rex-Reed reunion is now official.
The Jets announced Thursday morning that they have agreed to terms with nine-time Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed, a day after he cleared waivers following his Tuesday release from the Texans.
Reed, 35, is expected to practice Thursday morning with the team.
In a corresponding move, the Jets released linebacker Ricky Sapp.
On...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 »
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 »
In the aftermath of the Jets’ electrifying win over the hated Patriots, the questions mostly centered on the controversial call that changed the complexion of the game: the unexpected FG “pushing” penalty on Pats defensive lineman Chris Jones that gave Nick Folk another chance to be the hero in a 30-27 victory in overtime.
Everyone wanted to know whether Rex Ryan knew about the Patriots’...Read more »
Hours after his Wednesday press conference with the media had ended, Rex Ryan held an impromptu – and rather awkward – evening meeting with Jets beat writers in order to clarify the comments he recently made to his players.
The confusion all began in the locker room when newest Jet, Josh Cribbs, was explaining just how focused his new head coach is on beating the Patriots.
“I saw it...Read more »
Even with Mark Sanchez sitting on the injured reserve list, the Jets’ quarterback situation still is an open question unless rookie starter Geno Smith gets a grip on the turnover situation. Smith has been responsible for 11 turnovers through four games, including eight interceptions.
The quarterback competition in training camp only was resolved by the shoulder injury to Sanchez, not by their...Read more »
David Nelson was just about to head from his home in Dallas to the Ballpark at Arlington Monday night to watch his beloved Texas Rangers face Tampa Bay in a playoff for the final AL wild-card berth when his agent called. The agent asked if Nelson had any plans to watch the Monday Night Football Game.
When Nelson explained his plans, his agent said, “You should probably watch the football game...Read more »
The Jets’ turnover problem has become more than coach Rex Ryan can bear. He suggested in his Wednesday media briefing that his team surely must lead the NFL in turnovers and was surprised to hear Pittsburgh had more.
After watching four turnovers by rookie quarterback Geno Smith turn into four Tennessee touchdowns last week, Ryan admitted he’s thinking of recycling the old “red light-green...Read more »