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New York Jets Coach Shocked at How Much of a Team Guy Michael Vick Has Been
August 28th, 2014 at 3:06 PM
When the New York Jets brought in Michael Vick on a one-year deal to come in and possibly compete with Geno Smith for the starting quarterback job, a lot of people thought that it wouldn't work given Vick's nature to want to compete and want to start. ***PHOTO1*** Yet that has not...

Mark Sanchez Won’t Play for Philadelphia Eagles Vs. New York Jets; Matt Barkley to Start
August 25th, 2014 at 3:43 PM
While it was announced that Michael Vick will start for the New York Jets against his old team, the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night in the preseason finale of the summer, it won't be the case for Mark Sanchez. ***PHOTO1*** Sanchez, who signed with the Eagles earlier in the offseason after being...

Michael Vick to Start at Quarterback for New York Jets in Preseason Finale Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
August 25th, 2014 at 3:01 PM
Less than a year after being cut by the Philadelphia Eagles, Michael Vick will make his first start against his old team on Thursday night. ***PHOTO1*** This past weekend, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan announced that he will start Vick in the team's preseason finale on Thursday night against the...

Rex Ryan Names Geno Smith as New York Jets Starting Quarterback for Week 1 Vs. Raiders
August 23rd, 2014 at 8:44 PM
It really comes as no shock who would get named the New York Jets starting quarterback for the 2014 regular season, but after Friday night's preseason loss against the New York Giants, Rex Ryan made up his mind. ****PHOTO1*** And in no surprise to most, Ryan tabbed his second-year starter Geno Smith...

New York Jets’ Michael Vick on Being a Backup: It’s an Opportunity for Me to Refresh
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:28 AM
Unlike last year, there may not be a quarterback controversy for the New York Jets, which is extremely surprising given the fact that the one is a former superstar and not even a year removed from being a full-time starter. ***PHOTO1*** When the Jets signed Michael Vick after releasing Mark Sanchez following...

New York Jets to Start Geno Smith Vs. Giants; Rex Ryan Won’t Name Week 1 Starter
August 19th, 2014 at 4:05 PM
Ever since the New York Jets brought in former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick in the offseason, the starting quarterback controversy has been non-stop as to who should be the starter between Vick and incumbent Geno Smith. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, when asked if he had his starting quarterback in place for Week...

New York Jets’ Michael Vick Says Ravens’ Ray Rice Should Make Amends for Off-Field Troubles
August 13th, 2014 at 10:56 AM
During the offseason, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was under heavy fire for being in trouble with the law following an incident in Atlantic City in which he assaulted his then girlfriend, now wife, and dragged her out of the casino by her hair. ***VIDEO1*** While Rice isn't sitting in jail...

Donovan McNabb Thinks New York Jets Should Scrap ‘Garbage’ Wildcat Option Under Michael Vick, Geno Smith
August 13th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Some offenses have used the Wildcat formation offense and at times, it has worked, but like many different trend offenses that people try to bring from high school or college into the pros, they tend to fade out like another fashion. ***VIDEO1*** The Jets have been one team over the last couple...

New York Jets Five Biggest Questions Heading into 2014
August 1st, 2014 at 6:52 PM
With New York Jets training camp right around the corner, we take a look at the five biggest questions for the team heading into the season. 5) Will Chris Johnson rush for 1,000 yards for the seventh straight year?  With all eyes firmly planted on the QB competition between Geno Smith...

One Last Look at Mark Sanchez’s Legacy with the New York Jets
March 28th, 2014 at 11:20 AM
Mark Sanchez will still be wearing green and white in 2014, but it will be Philadelphia Eagles green and white.  Since Sanchez has now found a new team and is looking to fix his NFL career, let us take one last look at his legacy with the New York Jets.  ***PHOTO1***  It...

New York Jets Release Mark Sanchez to Make Room for Michael Vick
March 21st, 2014 at 7:27 PM
Mark Sanchez is no longer a member of the New York Jets. The Jets released Mark Sanchez as they moved to sign Michael Vick, ending a wild tenure for Sanchez in New York. From the No. 5 overall selection in the 2009 NFL Draft to two AFC Championship Game appearances,...

New York Jets Sign Michael Vick to One Year Contract
March 21st, 2014 at 7:03 PM
The New York Jets have made another splash in NFL Free Agency, signing quarterback Michael Vick. Vick was previously with the Philadelphia Eagles, where he spent a few seasons working with current Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg. In conjunction with the signing of Michael Vick the Jets have released Mark...

New York Jets: Michael Vick Coming in for Visit, Plus Re-signings
March 21st, 2014 at 8:06 AM
The New York Jets will have free agent quarterback Michael Vick in for a visit today and could sign him if the Jets see enough of the right stuff from Vick. It certainly will be the one signing that makes the biggest headlines, if it occurs, but is it right...

New York Jets: Now Ready to Make Big Splash in Free Agency?
March 11th, 2014 at 11:22 AM
In recent days the New York Jets have moved on from the most expensive players/contracts that were on their books. With the releases of Antonio Cromartie and Santonio Holmes they have freed up over $17.5 million to help them in the NFL free agent market place that opens today at...

New York Jets: Mike Vick a Likely Free Agent Target?
January 21st, 2014 at 9:20 PM
The New York Jets are expected to be big spenders this offseason, with quarterback set to be an interesting position to address (or not). The Jets recently re-signed Matt Simms for 2014 and Geno Smith will be entering his second season. It seems unlikely that the Jets will enter 2014...

New York Jets Re-sign Matt Simms Through 2014 NFL Season
January 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Jets have re-signed Matt Simms to a one year contract. Matt Simms ended up beating out Greg McElroy in training camp, and with the injury to Mark Sanchez he served as the team's primary backup quarterback. Simms ended up appearing in three games in relief of Geno...

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Cleared in Recruitment of New York Jets’ Geno Smith
December 7th, 2013 at 11:08 PM
Following the 2013 NFL Draft, Geno Smith fired his agents and decided to join Roc Nation, the sports representation agency headed up by Jay-Z. Many were left scratching their heads at the decision, with the New York Jets rookie quarterback opting to be represented by inexperienced agent Kim Miale. When...

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan, Geno Smith: Best Offensive Practice of the Year Today
December 4th, 2013 at 11:01 PM
Coming off three consecutive losses, including two games during which the team produced three points each, the New York Jets are raving about their offense's performance in practice today. Jets head coach Rex Ryan and quarterback Geno Smith both spoke to the media about the efficiency of the offense in...

New York Jets’ Geno Smith Still the Starting Quarterback, Feels Sense of Urgency
December 3rd, 2013 at 9:39 PM
The New York Jets offense has been putrid over the recent three-game losing streak, with poor play at quarterback taking center stage. Geno Smith was benched in two of those games in favor of Matt Simms, though the switch didn't lead to the Jets offense suddenly lighting things up. Geno...

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan: Geno Smith Gives Team Best Chance Against Miami Dolphins
November 25th, 2013 at 7:39 PM
The New York Jets have been up and down this season, the team's fate mirroring the performance of their rookie quarterback, Geno Smith. Through the first 10 weeks of the NFL season the team alternated wins and losses, but this past weekend the team broke that trend by losing for...