Coffee with the New York Jets: Is John Moffitt a fit?


Grab a nice hot cup of coffee and enjoy some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, a look at the underrated playmakers of the Jets, a mailbag asking if the team should pursue John Moffitt and more on the Twitter fight featuring Antonio Cromartie and Kellen Winslow Jr., enjoy!

Who Is the Jets’ Most Underrated Playmaker? by Aidan Mackie (Bleacher Report)

"With now taking the defensive pressure off him, as well as an improved quarterback situation, Decker should be able to improve in his second year in green and white. Brandon Marshall"

Mailbag: Would Jets take a chance on guard John Moffitt? by Dom Cosentino (

"Carpenter looks like he’s going to be the left guard; that’s where he played with the Seahawks, and where he got reps with the starters at OTAs and minicamp. But Colon is by no means a lock at right guard, or even on the 53-man roster."

New Jets RB Stevan Ridley says Patriots ‘made a mistake’ when quizzed about DeflateGate by Seth Walder (New York Daily News)

"Though Ridley was on the Patriots last year, he didn’t play in the AFC Championship Game at the center of the DeflateGate scandal. Ridley tore his ACL in October and is still recovering. He isn’t sure if he will be ready for the start of training camp."

Kellen Winslow Jr. continues Twitter fight with Antonio Cromartie, makes dad joke at Jets CB’s expense by Seth Walder (New York Daily News)

"“I don’t want them to be robots. I just said they’ve got to be smart about it. There’s a fine line between hurting the team and hurting yourself and then talking on social media,” Bowles said Thursday. “I would never police and tell somebody what to say, but you’ve got to understand what kind of situation you’re in when you say these things.”"

Jets guard Brent Qvale competitive as they come thanks to athletic family by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

"“My brother and I had some brawls growing up. I got my best competition from him,” Brent told Metro last week during minicamp. “Definitely some elbows in the face but it was good, friendly competition. I tried to keep with him, he tried to make me better. All we did was play sports together. It was some great competition between the two of us. You definitely need that here. That got instilled in me my whole life. From my dad, my brother from college now to here.”"

New coach, same old crippling issue for stuck-with-Geno Jets by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"You have to back nearly 20 years to find a Jets’ offense that finished in the top 10. It was in 1998 when , and Bill Parcells took the team to an AFC East title. Since then, it has been a lot of down years with a few mediocre ones mixed in. Vinny Testaverde Curtis Martin"

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