Lunch with the New York Jets: Geno Smith shines


Enjoy your lunch today with some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on Geno Smith bouncing back in Jets’ minicamp, Todd Bowles silencing the team’s distractions and what inspired the Twitter war between Antonio Cromartie and Kellen Winslow Jr. that will make you chuckle.

Jets QBs coach says Geno Smith ‘has the physical talent you like’ by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"He’s athletic and he throws the ball with a lot of velocity. I don’t think people realize that, but he throws with a lot of velocity and that’s good. You need to be able to do that and get it out quick."

Todd Bowles on chatty Jets: ‘We didn’t win last year and there’s nothing to talk about’ by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Bowles’ feeling’s came out in response to a question about Antonio Cromartie. The coach said he talked to Cromartie about his criticism last week of Seattle Seahawks cornerback . Richard Sherman"

Jets QB Geno Smith downplays Willie Colon’s comments, wants to move on by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"It’s not clear who initiated the conversation, but Smith apparently was stung by the comments. Facing reporters, he did a nice job of navigating pointed questions without inflaming the issue."

Harsh reality of fantasy football hits home for Jets WR Brandon Marshall by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"“No, I can’t now. They came down on it,” he said of the league. “It’s a bummer. The team I was a part of, it was a great setup. It sucks for the fans.”"

Antonio Cromartie, Kellen Winslow, Jr. engage in Twitter spat by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Winslow, currently an unemployed football player, fired the first shot. He apparently didn’t appreciate the way Cromartie treated fellow cornerback in the locker room on Tuesday. Dee Milliner"

Four Wednesday Bowles Bullet Points by Randy Lange (

"The mixing and matching goes on along the O-line. First-year man , listed as a 6’7″, 315-pound tackle all last year, moved into the right guard rotation, for instance. And Dakota “Bull” Dozier, the Furman tackle who was an inactive guard as a fourth-round rookie, is taking some turns at center. Brent Qvale"

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