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Rex reacts to Jets' season schedule, calls back-to-back DEN-NE matchups 'a huge challenge'

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The NFL released the season schedules for all 32 teams Wednesday night, and the Jets have the ninth-toughest schedule, according to ESPN Stats and Information. They’ll open up the season at home against the Oakland Raiders, before traveling to Green Bay to face the Packers in Week 2. 

And that September meeting at Lambeau Field is a big relief for Ryan. 

“Absolutely,” the Jets...

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Jets training camp headed back to Cortland; Source says team will hold family event on Long Island

New York Jets players during NFL football training

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The Jets announced Wednesday that they will return to SUNY Cortland for training camp. 

The Central New York campus has served as the site for Jets training camp every year since Rex Ryan became head coach (2009) except one. In 2011, the team was forced to use their practice facility due to the NFL lockout.

“I love the fact that we are going back to Cortland,” Ryan said in a statement. ...

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Jets' full preseason schedule announced

Jets quarterback Geno Smith #7 looks to pass

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The Jets kick off their preseason schedule against the Indianapolis Colts at 7 p.m. on Aug. 7, before facing the Bengals on the road in Week 2 of the preseason. 

The Jets will host the Giants in the fourth installment of the “Snoopy Bowl” at MetLife Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 22. Then they’ll close out their preseason in Philly where they’ll take on the Eagles – and, possibly, former...

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Jets pick up option on Muhammad Wilkerson

Muhammad Wilkerson of the Jets celebrates his fourth-quarter

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As expected, the Jets have picked up their fifth-year option on defensive stud Muhammad Wilkerson.

Per the NFL's collective bargaining agreement, draft picks now sign four-year deals and first-round selections have a team option for a fifth season. Clubs have until May 3 to exercise their 2015 options for draft picks selected in 2011. Wilkerson, 24, was drafted 30th overall by the...

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Source: Sidney Rice visits Jets, re-signs with Seattle

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice wears Google

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Well, so much for that.

After visiting with the Jets Wednesday, receiver Sidney Rice reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year deal with his former team, the Seattle Seahawks, a source confirmed to Newsday.

📢 Aaayyyyooo 12s.. SEA you in a few.. IM COMIN' HOME! #Seahawks #12thman #Round2— Sidney Rice (@sidneyrice) April 16, 2014

Hours earlier, running back...

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Chris Johnson 'not ready to make my decision'

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Chris Johnson's visit Tuesday with the Jets went well, but the free-agent running back said he's "not ready to make my decision" just yet.

Johnson, speaking to a few reporters at last night's Knicks-Nets game, said he enjoyed his visit in Florham Park, but added: "I'm just taking it one day at a time, taking my time, and whatever decision I make, it will be the best decision."


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Jets re-sign LB Garrett McIntyre

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The Jets announced Wednesday that they re-signed linebacker Garrett McIntyre. 

The 29-year-old linebacker became a restricted free agent after the 2013 season, but the organization chose not to offer him a tender for $1.4 million.

McIntyre -- a self-described "journeyman" -- started three games last season, including two in place of Quinton Coples, who suffered a hairline fracture...

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Michael Vick, Mark Sanchez could face off in preseason

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The Jets will close out the 2014 preseason the same way they did last year: on the road in Philly. But this time around, there's a ready-made storyline.

The Jets signed Michael Vick to a free-agent deal on the same day they released Mark Sanchez, their fifth overall pick in 2009. And now, both quarterbacks could wind up being the headliner in their Week 4 preseason matchup.

Vick will...

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Source: Former Dolphins CB Dimitri Patterson visiting Jets Monday


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Could a new cornerback be on the horizon for the Jets?

A source confirmed to Newsday that former Dolphins defensive back Dimitri Patterson is visiting the team Monday.

While wide receiver remains a key area of need, the Jets are even more desperate for a starting corner. They released their former No. 1 Antonio Cromartie two days before free agency started, watched Darrelle Revis sign...

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Jets sign FA CB Jeremy Reeves

The Jets announced Friday that they have signed free-agent cornerback Jeremy Reeves.

The team signed the 5-7, 170-pound defensive back shortly after his strong showing at Iowa State pro day on Tuesday. He ran a 4.29-second 40 and recorded a 43” vertical leap and an 11’6” broad jump.

Reeves sat out last season after undergoing pectoral surgery in March 2013.

During his three seasons...

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