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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
Last season, Antonio Cromartie stepped out of the shadow of injured Darrelle Revis and showed he, too, could play like a premier cover cornerback. But with Revis having moved on to Tampa Bay as a free agent this season, Cromartie has experienced a tough year as leader of a Jets secondary that ranks only 25th in average passing yardage allowed.
Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace last Sunday...Read more »
Geno Smith didn't have to wait long to find out his fate.
The Jets rookie quarterback told reporters that he will, in fact, start Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders.
Smith -- who was benched at the start of the second half of the Jets' 23-3 home-loss to Miami Sunday -- said he was informed of the coaching staff's decision by quarterbacks coach David Lee when he arrived at the...Read more »
Jeremy Kerley appeared to be pleading his case on the field hours before kickoff. But the slot receiver didn't get his way.
Kerley -- who dislocated his left elbow two weeks ago -- is one of seven inactive players for Sunday's must-win game against the Dolphins. Here's the good news for the Jets: Santonio Holmes and Antonio Cromartie will both play.
On Friday, Rex Ryan said he was "concerned"...Read more »
The league finally took notice of Sheldon Richardson.
The Jets defensive tackle was named the league's Rookie of the Month for November.
Richardson's the first Jet to win a league Rookie of the Month honor since 2009, when quarterback Mark Sanchez received the honor for the first month of his Jets career. Richardson's also the first Jets defensive player to earn the award linebacker...Read more »
The Jets placed linebacker Troy Davis on injured reserve with a chest injury. To fill his roster spot, the team activated tight end Chris Pantale from the practice squad.
Davis spent Sunday night in a Baltimore hospital after suffering a chest injury on a blindside hit by the Ravens' Courtney Upshaw during the Jets' 19-3 loss.
In a corresponding move, wide receiver Michael Campbell has...Read more »
BALTIMORE -- Jeremy Kerley was willing to catch passes one-handed if he could.
But as expected, the Jets erred on the side of caution Saturday, ruling out the injured slot receiver and outside linebacker Garrett McIntyre for Sunday's must-win game against the Ravens.
Kerley, who spoke Friday for the first time since dislocating his left elbow on Nov. 3, said of playing: "One hand,...Read more »
If history is any indication, the Jets – known best for alternating wins and losses this season – should bounce back from their pitiful performance against Buffalo. But what about their rookie quarterback?
Geno Smith’s coaches and teammates continue to have faith in his ability to regroup from bad performances. But he hasn’t had a stellar outing since Week 5 in Atlanta – coincidentally, the...Read more »
The news was delivered Wednesday in matter-of-fact fashion by his receivers coach.
Something had to change on offense – and it wound up being Stephen Hill’s playing time. Told Rex Ryan was considering benching him, the Jets second-year wideout confirmed to reporters that his reps will go down.
"Some things will be cut down, but I’m still going to get enough reps,” Hill said, adding...Read more »
A day after placing tight end Konrad Reuland (knee) on injured reserve, the Jets announced Wednesday that they signed fourth-year linebacker Jermaine Cunningham to the active roster.
Cunningham, a Florida product, was a second-round pick of the Patriots in 2010. He played in 36 games (14 starts) with 3.5 sacks for New England from 2010-12. He also spent a few weeks with the 49ers before being...Read more »
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – The Rex-Reed reunion is now official.
The Jets announced Thursday morning that they have agreed to terms with nine-time Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed, a day after he cleared waivers following his Tuesday release from the Texans.
Reed, 35, is expected to practice Thursday morning with the team.
In a corresponding move, the Jets released linebacker Ricky Sapp.
On...Read more »