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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
Rex Ryan got his extension – and now he’s got his coaches back.
The team announced Saturday that its staff is all but complete, save a special teams coordinator. But the good news for Ryan is this: almost every coach from last season will be back in 2014.
Bobby April III, who was responsible for the team’s quality control-defense last season, was promoted to linebackers coach. That position...Read more »
Rex Ryan hinted last month that it soon would be clear what the front office thought of his assistant coaches. Well, Ryan’s staff has started to take shape.
Defensive line coach Karl Dunbar – a favorite among fans due to standout play of rookie tackle Sheldon Richardson and star lineman Muhammad Wilkerson – confirmed via Twitter Saturday that he will be returning this season.
“Thx for...Read more »
The Jets reportedly requested an interview with Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, but were denied.
According to ESPN 980 (Washington D.C.), the Redskins denied the Jets' request and inquiries from "at at least one other team."
On Friday, recently-hired head coach Jay Gruden told The Washington Post that the team has decided to retain Haslett and will look...Read more »
After four years in the NFL, Kyle Wilson should know better.
Dennis Thurman admitted as much on Thursday. But the Jets defensive coordinator nevertheless used his cornerback’s meltdown last Sunday against the Bills as a teaching moment.
“It gives us an opportunity to pull our guys together and say, ‘Hey, we have to be poised and we have to be in control out there,’” Thurman said. “Certain...Read more »