Lunch with the New York Jets: What to do at RB?


Make sure to grab a nice hot cup of coffee, sit back and enjoy some reading material on the New York Jets. This edition has some great articles on the positional battle at running back for the Jets, if a uniform makeover is due and a look at their current salary cap situation. Enjoy!

New York Jets still have $6 million in cap space, but problem looms by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"They’re in a good place, cap-wise, because this gives them flexibility as they approach the season. Bill Parcells used to call this his “fudge” money; it means having enough cap room to handle injuries and sign players — your own as well as free agents who might unexpectedly become available."

With QB competition off the table, let’s look at Jets’ other positional battles by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"The Jets have five experienced running backs and only one ball, so there’s real competition in the backfield among , , , and . Chris Ivory Bilal Powell Zac Stacy Stevan Ridley Daryl Richardson"

How do the New York Jets’ uniforms rate with the rest of the league? by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Not a terrible-looking team, but one that’s more than ready for a makeover. The Namath-era look no longer works and the franchise has felt dysfunctional on multiple levels for years now, so a visual reboot would be a good place to start."

5 Takeaways from Bowles’ Wednesday Presser by Randy Lange (

"“We have a lot of things we’re putting in, testing a lot of things, putting guys in certain situations, gameday situations,” the coach explained. “That’s why you saw the offense run after practice. It was pretty much a competition period from the beginning of practice and the loser had to run three gassers. Although it was a game-time situation, you still have some fun with it.”"

Wilkerson Back in Top 100 by Eric Allen (

"“Just talk about someone who can physically take over a game or his particular area. It’s hard to run the ball at him,” said Raiders QB of Wilkerson. “And at the same time, in the pass game, they put him in spots to create 1-on-1s and he’s a tough guy to block. He really is.” Derek Carr"

Brandon Marshall, Antonio Cromartie trash talk about Jets practice (UPDATED) by Dom Cosentino (

"Well, this is fun: The Jets are scheduled to have their third day of organized team activities on Thursday, and wide receiver has kicked things off by calling out the team’s secondary on Twitter and Instagram. Brandon Marshall"

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