Coffee with the New York Jets: 5/9 edition
Need to get your morning off on the right foot? Grab a cup of your favorite coffee and enjoy some of the best articles from across the internet on the New York Jets. This edition has articles on the first day of the Jets’ rookie camp, how quarterback Bryce Petty did on passing drills and more on the team finalizing their contracts with the 2015 NFL Draft class. Enjoy!
What we learned on Day 1 of New York Jets’ rookie camp by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
"There are three non-roster players from celebrated sports families. Tight end Mike Flacco is the younger brother of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco."
QB Bryce Petty impresses in New York Jets’ rookie camp by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
"We won’t know that about Petty until the preseason, but he passed his first throwing test, slinging the ball with velocity and accuracy during seven-on-seven drills."
Leonard Williams Concludes Draft Signing Blitz by Randy Lange (NewYorkJets.com)
"The drafting of Williams was hailed as the Jets of general manager Mike Maccagnan and head coach Todd Bowles adding strength to strength."
Bryce Petty reveals approach to becoming pro-style quarterback by Brian Costello (NY Post)
"On his first day, Petty showed the big arm he was known for at Baylor. He made some nice throws, and was intercepted once in team drills. For Petty, the challenge is not throwing the ball, but learning the Jets’ offense."
Jets had strong interest in La’el Collins by Kristian Dyer (Metro)
"“The Jets inquired about La’el Collins along with 29 other teams. Every single team was required to meet our criteria for the contract. The Jets were one of the teams willing to do so,” Deryk Gilmore, Collins’ agent, told Metro."
Jets rookie minicamp: How did first-round pick Leonard Williams do? by Dom Cosentino (NJ.com)
"“He’s explosive, powerful, smart. The one thing I saw: He has good eyes. He can hit and lock-out, and he can see what’s going on, and kind of still play with his feet. It’s early, on Day 1, but that’s one of the small things I saw.”"
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