Coffee with the New York Jets: Rex sounds off yet again


Grab a nice hot cup of coffee and enjoy a good amount of reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, former head coach Rex Ryan sounds off again against the Jets, news on where contract negotiations are with Muhammad Wilkerson and an update on Jace Amaro. Enjoy!

Mark Gastineau, old No. 99, makes emotional return to New York Jets by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"“A tear came to my eye,” Gastineau told afterward. “I almost started crying when 99 said, ‘It’s an honor to wear your jersey.’ We took pictures together. That was so nice. It was a big surprise for me.”"

Jets GM Mike Maccagnan: No news on the Mo Wilkerson front by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Wilkerson is skipping voluntary workouts because he’s unhappy with the pace of negotiations toward a new contract. Talks are moving at a glacial pace. Maccagnan reiterated what owner Woody Johnson said recently, that the two sides are talking sporadically."

Former Jets coach Rex Ryan takes another swipe at Jace Amaro by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"“I could care less about him,” Ryan told reporters at the “True Blue” softball benefit at Yankee Stadium. “That doesn’t mean anything to me. That thing is in the past. Everything will be decided on the field and we’ll see who has the better team.”"

Jace Amaro injured, Sheldon Richardson absent (again) at Jets’ latest OTA by Kieran Darcy (ESPN)

"Amaro was running a route over the middle during an offense-only, non-contact drill when he suddenly stopped and reached for his lower back. He came off the field and eventually headed back to the locker room."

Geno Smith has edge, but Ryan Fitzpatrick looking better and better at Jets camp by Kieran Darcy (ESPN)

"“His arm’s a little stronger, he’s getting healthier, obviously still knocking the rust off a little bit,” Bowles said. “But as far as understanding what to do and where to go, he’s a pretty sharp guy.”"

The Bowles Presser: 5 Bullet Points by Randy Lange (

"“Geno’s’ the first-team quarterback. It’s Ryan’s job to take, it’s Geno’s job to lose. If he doesn’t lose it and Ryan doesn’t take it, he’s the starter. No different than , , , D’Brickashaw Ferguson, anybody else. They have people behind them that are not going on to camp first team, and some might be good players. But you have to beat out a good player to become a good player or that player has to get hurt.” Nick Mangold Brandon Marshall Chris Ivory"

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