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Though it ultimately means there’s one fewer person between Greg McElroy and the starting job, the Jets quarterback said Wednesday he was sad to see the Jets’ 13-month Tim Tebow experiment come to a close Monday. “It’s disappointing to see anybodyUpvote Share Tweet
Jets start making changes to front officeprofootballtalk.com Updated May 1, 2013When a new General Manager is hired in January, he inherits the front office and typically refrains from making changes until the draft in April. The draft has come and gone, and now Jets G.M. John Idzik has started the process of putting his own people…Upvote Share TweetWith the draft done and over with, general manager John Idzik has begun to make changes to the Jets’ front office after having a chance to evaluate his staff. The Jets will not renew the contracts of assistant director of college scouting Michael DavisUpvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Updated May 1, 2013Tim Tebow struggled to complete passes in the NFL, and the Canadian Football League isn’t the place for him to fine-tune his flawed throwing motion. That’s the opinion of Football Hall of Famer Warren Moon, who says being able to throw is the QB’s âUpvote Share Tweet
Excess texting may have cost new Jet QB Genonydailynews.com Updated May 1, 2013Geno Smith hasn’t played a down in the NFL yet, and already questions about his character and ability to lead a professional team have cropped up.Upvote Share Tweet
Geno Smith’s Ability to Play QB QuestionedWhether you care for unnamed sources or not, Jason Cole wrote a scathing article published today on Yahoo! which will generate a lot of talk over the next few days in which unnamed execs slam the Jets new quarterback, Geno Smith for his pride, his inabi…Upvote Share TweetGoing into the 2013 NFL Draft, the Jets seemed to have the 3-4 defensive end spot squared away, but with the addition of Sheldon Richardson last Thursday night, some other moves were going to have to be made and according to Rex Ryan himself, it might i…Upvote Share Tweet
Criticism of Geno Smith mounts after the draftprofootballtalk.com Updated May 1, 2013For NFL draft prospects, seeing criticism in the media from anonymous sources is simply part of the process of going pro. But Jets second-round pick Geno Smith has been taking a surprising amount of criticism after the draft. From criticism of his state…Upvote Share Tweet
Getting To Know Jets Draft Pick Tommy BohanonIn this day and age where the fullback position is a rare breed among NFL circles, John Conner was supposed to be the bowling ball bruiser who could create opportunities for his running mates like former Jet Tony Richardson. Unfortunately, injuries and …Upvote Share Tweet
Plugging the Holes: OffenseDuring the lead up to the draft, there were two offensive positions that received a lot of focus here on the blog, but which the Jets didn’t fill any needs with any of their picks. Here’s a quick look at what the Jets might do between now and the starUpvote Share Tweet
Post Mortem on Tim Tebow“I thought we were going to use him in a multiple of ways, but quite honestly, it didn’t work out. [...] We didn’t take advantage of his skill set, but that’s nobody’s fault. Ultimately, it’s my fault.” —Rex Ryan on the Jets misuse of TimUpvote Share Tweet
Teams that improved the most through the draftMay 1The "Path to the Draft" crew analyzes the teams that improved the most through the 2013 NFL Draft.
The Word: Releasing Tim TebowMay 1Jane McManus, Julie Foudy and Prim Siripipat break down Tebow's release from the Jets and what may be next for him.
New York Hot Button: Cut Sanchez?May 1This week's Hot Button answers the question: Should the Jets cut Mark Sanchez? Rich Cimini goes deep on the issue.
Team That Filled Biggest NeedMay 1Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay identify which team filled the biggest need in the NFL draft.
Don Banks: Eagles QB situation, Anquan Boldin trade headline NFL offseason…May 1The bulk of free agency is finished and the 2013 draft is in the books, meaning NFL teams are set, for the most part, on the personnel front. The usual doses of spring practice and preparation remain between now and the start of training camp for the 20…