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A day after Rex Ryan promised he and his coaching staff would take “a hard look” at themselves, a shakeup on the offensive line appears to be on the horizon,
A source told Newsday Tuesday morning that the Jets have decided to sit left guard Vladimir Ducasse in favor of rookie Brian Winters.
The move isn’t surprising, considering Ducasse has been a project – and an even bigger disappointment...Read more »
Rex Ryan has talked up Vladimir Ducasse in recent days – so much so, that it appeared the former second-round pick was a shoo-in to start the season at left guard. But the competition between Ducasse – a fourth-year lineman -- and the rookie still rages on.
“We talk about competition, and there’s a great battle between Vlad and Brian Winters for that starting guard spot. We’ll see how that...Read more »
DETROIT -- Not surprisingly, Chris Ivory and Joe McKnight didn't make the Motor City trip with the rest of their teammates.
The Jets announced Thursday afternoon that the pair of running backs would not be traveling to Detroit for their preseason opener Friday night against the Lions.
Center Dalton Freeman, fullback Lex Hilliard, wide receiver Santonio Holmes (PUP), linebacker Josh Mauga,...Read more »
Guards Willie Colon and Stephen Peterman have a combined 17 years of experience between them. Brian Winters has none.
But the Jets' rookie offensive lineman doesn’t see that as a disadvantage.
“I don’t look at it like that,” Winters said. “I look at it as a learning period and I’m not really worried about that.”
Winters, a third-round pick in April, has shifted from tackle, the...Read more »