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NY Giants GM Jerry Reese takes page out of NY Jets' playbook by…

NY Giants GM Jerry Reese takes page out of NY Jets' playbook by planning to install Super Bowl XLVIII countdown clock

nydailynews.com Updated Jul 29, 2013
The Giants and Jets split the cost of the $1.7 billion it took to build MetLife Stadium and they both, of course, consider the stadium their own. They desperately want to be the first team to ever play the Super Bowl on their home field on Feb. 2 — alth…
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  • Mehta: Milliner has Jets turning the corner

    Mehta: Milliner has Jets turning the corner

    The video lasted 125 seconds, which was more than enough time to witness Dee Milliner’s remarkable gifts. He ran step-for-step with receivers, batted down passes, blew up read-option runs and blitzed unsuspecting quarterbacks in this college highlight r…
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  • Report: Geno Smith looks out of shape at Jets camp

    Report: Geno Smith looks out of shape at Jets camp

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29, 2013
    In the race to become the Jets’ starting quarterback, Geno Smith is lagging behind Mark Sanchez in at least one respect: Physical conditioning. That’s the word from Brian Baldinger of NFL Network, who was at Jets camp on Sunday and said Smith looked out…
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  • Mining the depths: The running back question

    Mining the depths: The running back question

    thejetsblog.com Jul 29, 2013
    Corey Griffin, TheJetsBlog.comCORTLAND, N.Y. — Let’s just get one thing out of the way. Chris Ivory is the starting running back. He’s the 1A and 1B. The Jets traded for him to be their bell-cow back and that’s precisely how they’ll use him – assuming I…
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  • Ryan tries to avoid Milliner-Revis comparisons

    Ryan tries to avoid Milliner-Revis comparisons

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29, 2013
    The Jets just got first-rounder Dee Milliner under contract. So they want to make sure not to put too much on him too fast. Jets coach Rex Ryan tried to soften the inevitable comparisons to former Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, saying Milliner’s talent…
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  • Laurent Robinson to work out for Dolphins

    Laurent Robinson to work out for Dolphins

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29, 2013
    Former Cowboys and Jaguars receiver Laurent Robinson’s had a few interviews, but hasn’t found a job yet. After visiting the Lions and the Jets recently, he’s staying closer to home for this one. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Robinson w…
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  • Rex Ryan is unable to say if he’ll have the final word on who s…

    Rex Ryan is unable to say if he’ll have the final word on who starts at QB for Jets

    yahoo.com Jul 29, 2013
    Judging by the different ways Rex Ryan has answered the question about whether he'll have final say on who starts at quarterback for the New York Jets, it won't be his call to make. Jets general manager John Idzik said he would have "a pretty big r…
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  • Whaley says Marrone will pick starting quarterback

    Whaley says Marrone will pick starting quarterback

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29, 2013
    In the AFC East, half the teams have quarterback controversies. And those two franchises handling the selection process quite differently. In New York, Jets G.M. John Idzik will be involved in choosing between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith. In Buffalo, G.…
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  • Ex-Jet Erik Ainge arrested for DUI

    Ex-Jet Erik Ainge arrested for DUI

    Former Jets quarterback Erik Ainge was arrested early Sunday morning for driving under the influence of alcohol in Tennessee. The 27-year-old, who retired from the NFL in 2010 due to shoulder injuries, failed field sobriety tests administered by a Knoxv…
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  • Clyde Gates impressing so far at the start of camp

    Clyde Gates impressing so far at the start of camp

    thejetsblog.com Jul 29, 2013
    Clyde Gates contributed in the Jets passing game last year and has been one of the stories so far in training camp, but does he have what it takes to make the final 53 man roster this year? Kristian Dyer wrote about how he’s progressed since last year f…
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  • Training Camp Photos: Extra Credit

    Training Camp Photos: Extra Credit

    thejetsblog.com Jul 29, 2013
    We saw a cool moment where a Jets player (I believe TE Mike Shannahan) was catching passes from the JUGS machine after practice. This drill is meant to test a player’s hand-eye coordination and reaction times as he spins around after being told by the c…
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  • Rex: Media “making a mountain out of a mole hill” on QB decisio…

    Rex: Media “making a mountain out of a mole hill” on QB decision

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29, 2013
    When Jets General Manager John Idzik said he would have a big role in picking the starting quarterback, some members of the media suggested that coach Rex Ryan was having some of his authority taken away from him. But Ryan says that’s not the case. Ryan…
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  • CB Dee Millner Ends Holdout, Signs with the Jets

    CB Dee Millner Ends Holdout, Signs with the Jets

    jetsgab.com Jul 29, 2013
    Rookie cornerback Dee Millner has already frustrated his head coach with his absence from training camp. However, Rex Ryan can now breath a sigh of relief– Millner will report to camp on Monday after he and the Jets agreed to terms on a contract late Su…
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  • Video - Jets Training Camp Day 5 Wrap 02:42

    Jets Training Camp Day 5 Wrap

    Jul 29
    Rich Cimini and Jane McManus on the top news from New York Jets training camp.
  • Video - Does New York Jets QB Geno Smith have a better arm than Mark Sanchez? 01:27

    Does New York Jets QB Geno Smith have a better arm than Mark Sanchez?

    Jul 29
    New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith has better arm strength and accuracy than Mark Sanchez at practice, according to Heath Evans, but Brian Baldinger calls Smith's conditioning level "embarrassing."
  • Video - New York Jets rookie QB Geno Smith adjusting to NFL play-calling 03:30

    New York Jets rookie QB Geno Smith adjusting to NFL play-calling

    Jul 29
    New York Jets rookie QB Geno Smith spoke with NFL Network's Heath Evans about the West Coast offense, adjusting to NFL play-calling, and even gave an example of one of the longest plays in the Jets' playbook.
  • Video - Rex Ryan talks Dee Milliner and Geno Smith at New York Jets training camp 03:57

    Rex Ryan talks Dee Milliner and Geno Smith at New York Jets training camp

    Jul 29
    New York Jets coach Rex Ryan talks about having Dee Milliner on the field for the first time in training camp. He also discusses the progress of rookie quarterback Geno Smith.

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