Lunch with the New York Jets: Vick praises Geno Smith


Enjoy your lunch today with some excellent reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on Antonio Allen, Michael Vick speaking about Geno Smith and a look at Kenrick Ellis enjoying life with the New York Giants.

Antonio Allen no longer a man without a position in Jets’ secondary by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"“He’s athletic,” Bowles said. “In shorts and a T-shirt, he runs around well. He has a passion for the game and he’s a very brash guy, which is a good thing in football. You need some swagger. We’ll see if that carries over to the summer.”"

Former Jets backup QB Michael Vick praises Geno Smith by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"“I watched him mature a lot down the stretch throughout the course of the year last year, and he started to get it,” Vick continued. “I think some guys, it takes longer than others. I think going into Year 3, Geno can go in with some confidence, feeling good about the way he finished up last year and have an opportunity to go out there and show his teammates and show the Jets nation that he has it, he has what it takes and they’re waiting to see it.”"

Jets TE Zach Sudfeld clears waivers, placed on IR by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Sudfeld was lost for the season after tearing his ACL last week in minicamp. The injury happened when he was knocked down by safety in a noncontact drill. drill. By waiving him and placing him on IR, the Jets don’t have to keep Sudfeld on the 90-man roster. Calvin Pryor"

Ex-Jet Kenrick Ellis explains why life’s better with Giants by Paul Schwartz (New York Post)

"“It’s a different feeling, man,’’ Ellis told The Post on Wednesday while sitting by his locker after practice. “I notice in practice having a franchise quarterback of ’s caliber is a lot different in practice than when I was with the Jets.” Eli Manning"

Former Seahawk Giacomini thinks 2015 Jets defense has potential to be special by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

"“When you practice like you play and you’re practicing against one of the top defenses, it almost makes it easier. With all the looks that we got – we knew and were prepared for so much. It makes everything a little bit easier come gameday.”"

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

"The overhauling of the wide receiver corps began last year. The Jets signed to a five-year contract worth $36.25 million with $15 million fully guaranteed. The hope was that Decker could be the same dominant receiver that he was as a member of the Denver Broncos, and while he didn’t put up the otherworldly numbers he posted while catching passes from , he came close. Eric Decker Peyton Manning"

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