Coffee with the New York Jets: Cromartie sounds off


Grab a nice hot cup of coffee and enjoy some excellent reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on Antonio Cromartie believing the Jets’ defense has major potential come next season, Geno Smith already back to throwing interceptions and a look at what Dee Milliner faces in 2015.

CB Antonio Cromartie says New York Jets’ defense has ‘crazy’ potential by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"“Me and , we were talking during the walk-through,” Cromartie said. “We stood back and looked at the defense like, ‘This defense is crazy, all the talent that’s out here, all the first-round picks on the front line. We have guys that can really play this game. And the way Todd [Bowles] calls this defense, it’s going to be fun.” Marcus Gilchrist"

Geno Smith throws three interceptions in Jets’ minicamp practice by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Smith struggled in the first practice, throwing three interceptions in team drills — including two in the red zone. Anybody who watched the Jets last season knows their Achilles’ heel was the red zone."

Jets CB Dee Milliner feels good, but does he have a job? by Kieran Darcy (ESPN)

"The Jets are unlikely to cut him, given he was the No. 9 overall pick in the 2013 draft and still has two years and $3.7 million guaranteed on his contract. But Milliner had a disappointing rookie season in 2013 and played in just three games last season due to injury."

Sheldon Richardson stays mum on skipping Jets OTAs by Kieran Darcy (ESPN)

"“I didn’t fire back, it was just a statement,” Richardson said Tuesday, of the tweet. “Hate me or love me, that’s just the way it goes. I’m gonna play ball regardless.”"

Todd Bowles’ Tuesday Presser: 5 Takeaways by Randy Lange (

"Nevertheless, Bowles wasn’t going to fall for the old “Do you understand why Mo might be unhappy?” line of questioning. “That’s probably the whole league,” he said. “You can ask any player. They probably won’t be happy about their contract. It’s just part of the business. It’s a process you go through and this won’t be the first or the last, here or anywhere else. You just have to take it as it comes.”"

New York Jets: Full Position Breakdown and Depth Chart Analysis at Running Back by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)

"With a total of 380 carries for 1,654 yards and nine touchdowns over the past two seasons, Ivory has proven he can carry the load for the offense. His hard running style, decisiveness, burst and between-the-tackles feel have made him more than a viable option."

Next: New York Jets: Real expectations for the 2015 season

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