Lunch with the New York Jets: Wilkerson tweets frustration


Enjoy your lunch today with a good amount of articles on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on Muhammad Wilkerson, a look at what grade the Jets got during the “spring semester” of the offseason and Willie Colon speaks about Geno Smith. Enjoy!

Cryptic tweet by Jets DE Mo Wilkerson sign of frustration over contract? by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"It’s probably not a stretch to say the New York Jets’ defensive end was paying attention to the Jordan deal. Clearly, Wilkerson isn’t pleased he hasn’t landed his own long-term extension."

Jets Get an ‘A’ for Spring Semester by Eric Allen (

"“The past few months have been a rousing success for this franchise, on paper,” he said. “Many a team, though, has stumbled after challenging for the crown of off-season champions. Can the Jets avoid that fate and regain their status as playoff contenders?”"

Charley Casserly chats with Metro about Jets’ offseason by Kristian Dyer (Metro)

"“Wide receiver, [Brandon] Marshall and [Devin] Smith, that’s a big upgrade there getting those two guys. is the best player in the draft along the defensive line. The nose tackle, he’ll be an interesting guy. They improved the depth at the linebacker position. [Lorenzo] Maudlin gives them a guy to develop outside. I think they got better in every area.” Leonard Williams"

Jets’ Willie Colon says Geno Smith ‘was never ready to be the starting quarterback’ by Darryl Slater (Metro)

"“Geno’s career, right now, is extremely turbulent,” Colon said. “He was never ready to be the starting quarterback of the New York Jets. When Mark [Sanchez] went down [with a season-ending shoulder injury in the 2013 preseason], he was thrown into the fire and he was forced to cook."

Checking in on New York Jets’ Biggest Project Players by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)

"This year, it looks like the competition will come down to Geno Smith and , but Petty has the right skill set for Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey’s system. There’s a good chance that in a year or two, we’ll be talking about Petty as a potential starter for the Jets.  Ryan Fitzpatrick"

Cromartie to Sherman: If you’re the best corner, cover the best receiver by Josh Alper (NBC Sports)

"“Go play in a defense where you don’t have two All-Pro safeties. Go follow the No. 1 receiver,” Cromartie said. “Follow him around for a whole entire game and see what you can do.”"

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