Lunch with the New York Jets: MetLife Stadium enhancements


Make sure to enjoy your lunch today with some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, news on security enhancements at MetLife Stadium, Jason Babin speaks about Deflategate and news on D’Brickashaw Ferguson. Enjoy!

Left tackles are dropping, but Jets’ D’Brickashaw Ferguson keeps going and going and … by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"This is an important season for Ferguson in terms of his long-term future with the Jets. His cap charge, $11.7 million this season, balloons to $14.1 million in 2016, the next-to-last year of his contract."

MetLife Stadium installs magnetometers for fan use (via ESPN by Associated Press)

"Beginning this week, the home of the New York Giants and Jets and site of dozens of other mega-events will use walk-through metal detectors at all gates. Unless there are extenuating circumstances, there will be no more wanding or pat-downs."

Sunday notes: Jets LB Jason Babin sounds off on DeflateGate, questions union by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"What irks Babin is the severity of Brady’s penalty (a four-game suspension) and how commissioner Roger Goodell has complete control of the process, handing down the sanctions hearing the appeal. and"

Kristian Dyer: Jets’ Damon ‘Snacks’ Harrison is Snacking No More by Kristian Dyer (Metro)

"He comes into this offseason looking a bit more svelte – on the official roster he is listed at 330 pounds – but there is no doubt looking at him that he has dropped a pant size or two. He won’t say his body fat or release his official weight, he’ll just say that he’s healthier now than at any point in his three-year NFL career."

New York Jets OTA Standouts Worth Keeping an Eye on This Offseason by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)

"For the time being, the Jets need big things out of Williams. His veteran teammates and still have not arrived at the Jets facility for voluntary workouts, so while the Jets could field one of the most talented defensive lines in football this year, that group has not had a chance to work together thus far. Muhammad Wilkerson Sheldon Richardson"

Buffalo Bills’ Rex Ryan (sort of) admits he made mistakes with Jets by Darryl Slater (

"OK, so Ryan isn’t really saying he made mistakes in his coaching approach, even though it’s obvious he was far from perfect. He’s saying he should’ve spoken to owner y Johnson about what Ryan perceived to be problems within the Jets’ facility and front office. That’s what Ryan is getting at, in those somewhat vague comments to Breer. Wood"

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