Lunch with the New York Jets: Henderson ready for comeback


Enjoy your lunch today with some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, news on linebacker Erin Henderson trying to make a comeback, more info on the new magnetometers built in MetLife Stadium and the term #SnackStand hopefully trending this upcoming season.

Jets LB Erin Henderson, clean and sober, aims for ‘comeback player’ award by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"After a year out of football, Henderson signed a one-year, minimum-salary contract ($745,000) in April, with not a penny guaranteed. He’s hardly a sure thing to make the Jets’ 53-man roster, but his body feels refreshed and his mind is right — so he believes."

MetLife Stadium Installs Walk-Through Magnetometers (

"“The safety and security of our guests has always been our utmost priority,” said Daniel DeLorenzi, MetLife Stadium director of security and safety services. “The addition of walk-through magnetometers is part of the progression of stadium security and adds to our already robust public safety and security procedures. We continue to look for ways to provide a world-class experience for all guests attending events at MetLife Stadium.”"

Will #SnackStand Be Trending in 2015? by Eric Allen (

"“That is something we have to bring to MetLife. Just a section – preferably by the tunnel (because) those guys are always loud – to interact with the fans and get them going,” Harrison said. “I’m engaging with them. They’re engaging with me as well as everybody else on the field. But I’ve seen it in a couple of other stadiums where people have player sections and I think we need to do that.”"

Ryan Fitzpatrick Should Have Equal Opportunity to Be New York Jets QB by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)

"It’s not complicated. The Jets have two quarterbacks who should be in the running for the starting job. On one hand, you have , the third-year passer who has had a turbulent start to his career but whose skill set is a perfect marriage for a spread offense—which is exactly what the Jets will run under new offensive coordinator Chan Gailey. Geno Smith"

Can Geno Smith quarterback New York Jets into 2015 playoffs? by Bucky Brooks (

"Although Smith needs to work diligently on reducing his mistakes and costly turnovers, he displays enough ability and potential to merit some consideration as a long-term solution at the position. In the right environment, I can envision Smith playing the game like in his prime. Matt Hasselbeck"

Jets sign wide receiver Jonathon Rumph by Darryl Slater (

"Rumph was high school teammates with , a second-year Jets offensive guard whom they drafted in the fourth round last year. Dozier graduated from Brookland-Cayce High School in 2009. Rumph was two years behind him in high school. Dakota Dozier"

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