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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
For the second time this season, Nick Folk has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.
The Jets kicker converted all four field-goal attempts (39, 21, 47 and 45 yards) in the Jets’ 26-20 win over New Orleans. H is now 23-for-23 to start the season -- the longest streak of field goals made in the NFL. It's also the longest in franchise history.
Folk was named the AFC's ST...Read more »
As expected, Jeff Cumberland is inactive for today's game against the Saints.
The tight end was listed as questionable on the injury report after suffering a concussion in last week's loss in Cincinnati. The Jets -- who still are without tight end Kellen Winslow (suspension) -- will start Konrad Reuland in Cumberland's place.
The good news, however, is that right guard Willie Colon will...Read more »
The Saints activated linebacker Jonathan Vilma from the short-term injured reserve list Saturday -- meaning he'll make his season debut Sunday at MetLife Stadium against the team that drafted him almost 10 years ago.
Vilma, who was placded on IR with a designation to return in Week 1 after undergoing a preseason procedure on his knee, has been practicing the past two weeks, according to reports...Read more »
Offensive tackle Jason Smith is a Jet ...again.
Smith, who was cut by the Saints this week, re-signed with the team Friday -- almost a year to the day he was traded to New York in exchange for right tackle Wayne Hunter.
(Hunter, coincidentally, was released by the Rams in March.)
The Jets announced the news -- and the corresponding release of C Scott Wedige -- via their Twitter...Read more »