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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
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 »
Jeremy Kerley appeared to be pleading his case on the field hours before kickoff. But the slot receiver didn't get his way.
Kerley -- who dislocated his left elbow two weeks ago -- is one of seven inactive players for Sunday's must-win game against the Dolphins. Here's the good news for the Jets: Santonio Holmes and Antonio Cromartie will both play.
On Friday, Rex Ryan said he was "concerned"...Read more »
As expected, Antonio Cromartie will be active against the Steelers Sunday.
The Jets cornerback was questionable for the game on Friday, a day after he hyperextended his right knee in practice. Hours before kickoff, Cromartie, donning pink cleats for Breast Cancer Awareness month, did some light running and cutting on the field.
In some other non-surprising news, the Jets will be without...Read more »
Good news, Jets fans.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Antonio Cromartie is expected to play Sunday against the Steelers (0-4).
The Jets' No. 1 cornerback was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report after he hyperextended his knee during a closed-to-the-media portion of practice Thursday.
"It was one of those hold-your-breath-type deals," Rex Ryan said....Read more »
The Jets could be without their two top cornerbacks on Sunday.
Two-time Pro Bowler Antonio Cromartie underwent an MRI Thursday after suffering a non-contact knee injury in Thursday's practice, according to ESPN New York.
The team reportedly is "concerned" the injury could be serious, though the MRI results weren't immediately known. One source in the story described Cromartie's...Read more »
Asked about the crushing blow he put on second-year wideout Stephen Hill, Antonio Cromartie said he was just doing what he does: playing football.
“I was just treating it like a game situation, it wasn’t anything intentional,” the Jets No. 1 cornerback said, a day after Ryan and center Nick Mangold took issue with the hard hit.
“For one, I’m going to protect myself when he lowers...Read more »
Rex Ryan has already said the Jets will use the Wildcat this season.
Despite the massive miscalculation of having Tim Tebow facilitate the formation last season, the Jets now have the Wildcat guru under their own roof: quarterbacks coach David Lee.
But Lee happens to have something else up his sleeve: the Pistol offense.
“You haven’t seen it at practice yet, but we’ve got a little...Read more »
Stephen Hill said he didn’t even notice the commotion behind him. All he was focused on was the next play – and the immediate pain.
The second-year receiver was the recipient of a crushing blow from cornerback Antonio Cromartie during Wednesday's two-minute drill period – a hit so forceful, it knocked Hill on his back instantly.
After rookie quarterback Geno Smith completed a pass to...Read more »
Rookie cornerback Dee Milliner spent most of Tuesday's practice in the rehab area, riding the bike and working one-on-one with a trainer. Rex Ryan said the rookie still is dealing with a sore calf that “hasn’t been getting a whole lot better.
“So when the trainers came to me and said, ‘Let’s just give him some time here,’ then obviously that’s what we’ll do,” Ryan added. “We’ll listen to them....Read more »
CORTLAND – When reminded that his rookie quarterback has yet to throw an interception in four training camp practices, Rex Ryan just smiled.
“It probably tells you about our coverage,” joked the Jets coach.
The truth is, it speaks volumes of Geno Smith.
While it’s far too early to declare a winner in the QB competition, Smith is getting noticed – not only for his good arm and pretty...Read more »