Coffee with the New York Jets: 5/14 edition


Who doesn’t enjoy a terrific cup of coffee while reading up on the latest for the New York Jets? In this edition, enjoy some articles on a few members of the Jets finding new homes to play for, a clarification by the team on their relationship with the National Guard and a closer look at what offensive coordinator Chan Gailey brings to the team.

Free agents John Conner, Greg Salas say goodbye to Jets by Rich Cimini (

"Conner — a.k.a. the Terminator — will be reunited with former Jets coach Rex Ryan, who always had an affinity for the hard-blocking fullback. Ryan likes to tell people he was responsible for picking Conner in the fifth round of the 2010 draft."

Statement on Misleading Reports Regarding Jets and NJ National Guard by New York Jets (

"The New York Jets hold in the highest esteem the service and sacrifice of the brave men and women in the armed forces, and our longstanding ties to all branches of the U.S. Military are among our most important relationships."

EA Q&A: A Glance at Gailey’s Attack by Eric Allen (

"Bowles selected Gailey because he isn’t married to one system. He will adapt to his personnel and put them in the best position to make plays. “He’s even-keeled as far as run, pass…,” Bowles said of Gailey at rookie camp."

Projecting New York Jets’ Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason by Erik Frenz (

"At 34 years old, Pace’s best days are clearly in the rear-view mirror, but if he gives the Jets the best chance to win, he has to be the guy for the job. The question is, is he the best man for the job?"

Report: Jets tried to claim D.J. Swearinger by Mike Wilkening (NBC Sports)

"The Jets’ new General Manager, Mike Maccagnan, was the Texans’ director of college scouting when Houston drafted Swearinger in Round Two in 2013."

Chris Simms: Phil’s TV role limits Matt’s NFL chances by Brian Lewis (NY Post)

"“Because dad and I, of course, we know are not the most soft-spoken people in the world. The NFL, as you guys know, coaches are so conservative, very right wing, want everything to be private, don’t want anybody to know their stuff,” said Chris Simms, who played for eight years and now also works for CBS and Bleacher Report."

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