Coffee with the New York Jets: Wilkerson plans to return


Enjoy a nice hot cup of coffee with some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, Muhammad Wilkerson announces he will be a part of the Jets’ minicamp, news on FSU retiring the jersey number of Marvin Jones and what to expect from key players heading into minicamp.

Mo Wilkerson’s return, QBs will be focus at Jets’ minicamp by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"He knew a week ago, maybe longer, that he’d be showing up, but he remained noncommittal publicly, perhaps hoping to make the Jets squirm a little. Wilkerson, signed for 2015, is looking for a long-term extension and he’s frustrated by the team’s glacial approach."

Marvin Jones’ Jersey Being Retired by Florida St. by Randy Lange (

"“There simply wasn’t a better defensive player in college football than Marvin Jones during his time at Florida State,” head coach Jimbo Fisher said. “He was a leader and dominant playmaker for some all-time great Seminoles teams. He had an incredible career and we are honored to retire his jersey this season.”"

New York Jets Have Pieces to Successful Chan Gailey Offense by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)

"The Jets feature a deep stable of running backs that includes several between-the-tackles hammers in , Stacy, and Powell, none of whom make a particularly threatening third-down option. Chris Ivory Zac Stevan Ridley Bilal scatback"

Lack of breakaway threat in Jets’ backfield is a concern by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"The bottom line is, yes, the Jets can function with a 4.29 yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust running game, but it will require long, well-executed drives. The lack of a dynamic threat reduces the odds of a quick, easy score, adding more pressure on the entire offense."

What to watch for in Jets camp: QB competition? Wilkerson gives in? by Brian Costello (NY Post)

"The Jets coaches have made it clear will be the starting quarterback in September unless he trips all over himself. Nothing Smith does this week will affect his hold on the job, but you can bet if he has a three-interception day it is going to make headlines. Geno Smith"

3 things to watch for at Jets minicamp by Kristian Dyer (NY Metro)

"Remember all that talk two weeks ago after offensive coordinator Chan Gailey declared that Geno Smith was the starting quarterback? Well all that was walked back last week by Bowles, who said that Smith is the starter now but wouldn’t make him the Week 1 starter."

Next: Chan Gailey: Are the Jets really in good hands?

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