Enjoy a nice iced coffee with some excellent reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on the Jets waiving Zach Sudfeld, Calvin Pryor planning on having a season worthy of the Pro Bowl and a look at “Multimedia Day” with many members of the team.
Tight end problems? Jets wanted former Patriot Tim Wright by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
"It’s important to note that offensive coordinator Chan Gailey has two tight end positions in his offense — the traditional, in-line tight end and an H-Back. Amaro is expected to fill the H-Back role. Wright would’ve been an ideal H-Back."
Undaunted by shaky rookie year, Jets’ Calvin Pryor has Pro Bowl aspirations by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
"Pryor said he was “ticked off” with his role, but he kept quiet. He was demoted for a few games late in the year due, in part, to showing up late for some meetings. The season was a long, sometimes difficult learning experience, but things started looking up in the offseason."
Jets release TE Zach Sudfeld with torn knee ligament by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
"It’s a devastating break for Sudfeld, who would’ve had a very good chance of making the team as a backup. After an injury-riddled career at Nevada, where he had six surgeries on various body parts, he battled back and made the Patriots’ 2013 opening-day roster as an undrafted free agent."
Multimedia Day Is a Hit with the Jets by Randy Lange (NewYorkJets.com)
"All the players were invited to take part in this voluntary activity. When they came out of their locker room into the darkened fieldhouse, they were met by an unusual landscape. There were seven stations scattered about (with two more in nearby media rooms), little island structures that had sprung up on the turf."
Jets guard Brent Qvale competitive as they come thanks to athletic family by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)
"He’s been getting first-team repetitions during offseason workouts at guard and tackle. Now at mincamp last week, Qvale was slotted in at right guard where he got significant reps, roughly one-third of the first-team reps at guard."
How will Brandon Marshall’s presence in Jets’ offense help Eric Decker, and vice versa? by Darryl Slater (NJ.com)
"Decker was the Jets’ top receiver last season — and, really, their only legitimate receiver. The Jets didn’t have a No. 2 receiving threat who could prevent defenses from rolling their coverages toward Decker’s side of the field."