Coffee with the New York Jets: Wilkerson to skip minicamp?


Grab a nice hot cup of coffee and get your day started right with some excellent reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on Muhammad Wilkerson thinking about skipping the mandatory Jets’ minicamp, Leonard Williams being a Christmas gift to the organization and the growing pains that Bryce Petty is experiencing as he transitions into the NFL. Enjoy!

Agent: Jets DE Mo Wilkerson undecided on whether to attend minicamp by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"The New York Post reported that Wilkerson, unhappy with his contract situation and skipping voluntary workouts, is planning to attend the three-day minicamp. He’s subject to a steep fine if he decides to stay away."

Jets rookie personnel exec calls Leonard Williams draft-day gift by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"“It’s like getting your favorite Christmas present when you walk down the stairs on the 25th of December. Very excited. He’s a big, strong, athletic guy. Usually, you like to have those guys.”"

Some expected hiccups for Jets rookie QB Bryce Petty by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"His throws weren’t as crisp as they were in earlier practices and he was a split-second late on some passes, including a long ball that was deflected and intercepted in the end zone."

Workhorse Marshall Admired by Peers by Eric Allen (

"“He’s better after the catch,” said Patriots S . “He’s great with the catch, but once he has the ball in his hand – he’s even better.” Patrick Chung"

Sorry Richard Sherman, you’re no Darrelle Revis by Manish Mehta (NY Daily News)

"Some might view it as a sad case of cornerback-on-cornerback crime, but Cromartie (or is it Yoda?) knows of what he speaks. The sentiment in league circles is apparent: Comparing Revis to Sherman is downright silly."

Yikes: Zac Stacy looks back on his infamous draft day tweet by Don Banks (Sports Illustrated)

"Forget that. Stacy worded it succinctly and superbly. Just because some in the Twitter-sphere unsurprisingly opted to read his reaction as a salvo fired at the Rams for picking Gurley, that doesn’t lessen its beauty."

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(10) steps to pass as New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson (96) closes in during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports