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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
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 surgery on...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. But,...Read more »
Jets coach Rex Ryan spent four seasons stirring the pot to the point it bubbled over with criticism and chaos as his team’s fortunes went south the past two seasons. That continued throughout the training-camp quarterback controversy this summer between injured incumbent Mark Sanchez and rookie replacement Geno Smith. But the Jets’ surprising 2-1 start combined with the Giants going into crisis...Read more »