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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
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 »
Mark Sanchez hasn't been spotted by the media since the Jets' dramatic win Monday night against the Falcons. But the Jets quarterback checked in with his fans via social media on Thursday.
Sanchez posted an Instagram photo of his medical bracelet with his name, date of birth and surgery date -- Oct. 8.
"Surgery went really well...," wrote Sanchez, who underwent season-ending...Read more »
When your team’s 0-4, drastic measures are in order it seems.
In an attempt to get his players back on track, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has banned all games from the locker room. That means, “no pool cues, ping-pong paddles and shuffleboard discs,” according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
The Steelers haven't started 0-4 since 1968. On Sunday, they’ll look to get their first victory...Read more »
Brady Quinn said he learned of David Garrard’s impending arrival on Wednesday. But after a full day to process the news and a day of practice with four quarterbacks on the field, Quinn isn’t sure exactly what to make of his future with the Jets.
“They told us, ‘Hey, David was feeling better. He called and he wants to be re-evaluated. He wants to play again,” Quinn, 28, said Thursday.
After...Read more »
Antwan Barnes is done for the season.
The Jets announced Wednesday that they placed the outside linebacker on injured reserve and re-signed linebacker Ricky Sapp.
Barnes -- a former Charger who was signed this offseason as a pass-rush specialist -- injured his right knee in Monday night's win over the Falcons. On film, it appeared Barnes' right leg got stuck and twisted slightly in the...Read more »
Geno Smith’s performance Monday night paced the Jets to a stunning 30-28 upset over the Atlanta Falcons on the road. But it also earned the Jets quarterback the AFC’s Offensive Player of the Week award for Week 5.
He now joins RGIII as the only NFL rookie quarterbacks in 20 years to win POW honors in the first five weeks of the season.
Smith went 16-of-20 for 199 yards and three touchdowns....Read more »
The Jets apparently wanted Ryan Spadola back.
But instead of returning to Florham Park, the New Jersey-born wide receiver decided to join the Dolphins’ practice squad instead.
Spadola, who graduated from Freehold Township (N.J.) High School and played at Lehigh, was released by the Jets on Oct. 5. After clearing waivers, he was free to sign with any team he wanted. And, on Tuesday night,...Read more »
Geno Smith's job as the Jets' starting quarterback seems to be on the line every week. Rex Ryan refuses to name him the starter for the rest of the season. After each interception Smith throws, a host of fans clamor for backup Matt Simms to enter the game.
But is the heavy scrutiny warranted?
We took a looked at how a host of famous quarterbacks did during their first five NFL starts...Read more »
Barring a setback, it appears Stephen Hill (concussion) will face the Falcons.
The Jets receiver reportedly practiced Saturday without his red non-contact pinnie and is listed as probable for the Jets Monday Night Football game against the Falcons.
As expected, veteran receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) is out. So, too, are rookie cornerback Dee Milliner (hamstring) and rookie left...Read more »