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RB Chris Ivory says CJ2K signing 'was a good move'


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Chris Ivory isn’t worried right now about his carries. Instead, the Jets running back is focused on the ultimate goal: ensuring the Jets win games in 2014. 

That’s why Ivory said he fully supports the signing of former 2,000-yard rusher Chris Johnson.

“I thought it was a good move,” Ivory said Thursday of the Jets acquiring the former Titan. “Anybody that can come in and help us...

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Chris Johnson says trainers will hold him out of OTAs

Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans carries the

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Chris Johnson says his knee feels good, but the veteran running back plans to take things slow with his rehab. 

Johnson said the Jets' training staff likely will hold him out of OTAs until his surgically-repaired knee is back to full strength -- and that means, Jets fans might not get to see him in action until training camp begins.

“I’m feeling good right now. Getting better and...

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Vick: Jets QB battle isn’t an open competition

Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on

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Michael Vick said the one thing the Jets front office has refused to admit: there is no open QB competition in Florham Park.

Vick confirmed the obvious Thursday when he noted his current situation with the Jets is far different from what he experienced with Nick Foles last year in Philly.

“Going through the competition with Nick, we knew, both of us, coming in that it was open competition,...

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Rex on his WRs: 'From top to bottom, it's a much better group'

Jets wide receiver Jalen Saunders runs the ball

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The difference in the Jets’ receiving corps is night and day, according to Rex Ryan. 

“From top to bottom, it’s a much better group of receivers than we had probably at any point last year,” the Jets coach said Saturday, following the second of three rookie minicamp practices.

After acquiring free agent Eric Decker earlier this offseason, the Jets added draftees Jalen Saunders,...

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Pryor reunited with No. 25, for now

Safety Calvin Pryor of the Jets looks on

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What’s in a number? Apparently, a lot for Calvin Pryor.

The Jets’ first round pick couldn’t contain his excitement Saturday morning when he arrived at the facility and saw a No. 25 jersey hanging in his locker. He even posted a photo of the jersey on Instagram with the caption: “I’m backkkkkkk #CP25.”

Pryor – who wore No. 25 throughout his college career at Louisville -- had accepted...

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Tajh Boyd knows he's 'just a small fish in a big pond again'

Quarterback Tajh Boyd of the Jets looks to

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His college records mean nothing now. 

The only thing that matters to Tajh Boyd is what he does from here on out.

The transition to the NFL is difficult for any football player. But especially for someone like Boyd, who put up monster numbers as Clemson’s quarterback. He’s the ACC leader in total touchdowns (133) and he’s also the first QB in ACC history with 30-plus touchdown passes...

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Morristown Police won't pursue investigation of Thurman

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The Morristown Police issued a media release Friday afternoon regarding the “allegation of simple assault” involving Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman and a female patron of Pazzo Pazzo restaurant in New Jersey.

A 28-year-old woman filed a police report stating she had been slapped by Thurman on Wednesday during an exchange at the outside bar of the restaurant. But after reviewing...

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Rookies Amaro, Saunders ink deals

Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro during warms

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Just three Jets rookies remain unsigned after Jace Amaro and Jalen Saunders inked their deals Friday morning – the first day of rookie minicamp.

First-round safety Calvin Pryor, third-round cornerback Dexter McDougle and sixth-round cornerback Brandon Dixon still remain unsigned....

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Jets claim ex-Rams RB Daryl Richardson

St. Louis Rams running back Daryl Richardson runs

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The Jets claimed former Rams running back Daryl Richardson off waivers Friday afternoon.

Richardson, a cousin of Jets wideout Clyde Gates, rushed for 4.8 yards per carry in 2012 and 3.1 yards last season. 

He was released Thursday by St. Louis, who, coincidentally, drafted former Auburn running back Tre Mason. He thanked the organization in the following...

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Will Tajh Boyd only play QB? 'We'll see,' says Rex

Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd stands back to pass

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Tajh Boyd couldn't help but laugh.

After spending Friday morning taking the majority of the quarterback reps on Day 1 of rookie minicamp, the former Clemson quarterback was asked for his thoughts on the Jets being open to playing him somewhere other than QB.

Boyd, who was slightly caught off guard, asked the reporter to repeat the question.

“I couldn’t see myself playing another...

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