Coffee with the New York Jets: Bryce Petty in perfect situation


Grab a nice hot cup of coffee and enjoy some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on if the Jets will go after the Patriots’ weakened defensive secondary, how quarterback Bryce Petty is in a perfect situation with the team and how Geno Smith is copying a tradition started by Mark Sanchez. Enjoy!

AFC East Q&A: Will rivals exploit Patriots’ cornerbacks? by Mike Reiss (ESPN)

"If I didn’t know better, I’d think John Idzik was making the personnel decisions for the Patriots at cornerback. Belichick has made a mess of the position, as if trying to prove he can win without quality cornerbacks."

EA Q&A: Perfect Situation for Petty by Eric Allen (

"This is a perfect situation for Petty. There is zero pressure on the Baylor product to play as a rookie. He is making a significant jump and the Jets believe he will be able to be successful in the long-term. He has worked hard in the classroom and he can spin it."

Geno: ‘I Don’t Feel Any Pressure’ by Eric Allen (

"“I don’t feel any pressure,” he said. “The key thing is that going into camp, going in with the right mindset. I feel like we have a lot of room for improvement, but I love the way we’re working and competing. To have guys around me that are so, so good, it takes all the pressure off of me.”"

One way Geno Smith is proudly copying Mark Sanchez by Paul Schwartz (New York Post)

"“Yes, we will all be getting together,’’ Smith said while taking a break from hosting the Northwestern Mutual Geno Smith Football ProCamp at Boonton (N.J.) High School. “It’s about a month from us reporting for camp, so it’s very important for us to continue to build on what we ended with back in minicamp.’’"

Jets’ Geno Smith says he doesn’t hear the haters by Dom Cosentino (

"“Honestly, I don’t,” Smith said Wednesday at his Pro Camps football camp at Boonton High School, where organizers said more than 300 children took part. “I couldn’t tell you what’s being said about me right now. I just focus on living a happy life, and going about it that way.”"

Woody Johnson on hand for dedication of “smart home” for wounded vet by Darin Gantt (NBC Sports)

"After making a $1 million donation, Jets owner Woody Johnson was on hand for the dedication of an accessible  “smart home” for Sgt. Adam Keys, a seriously wounded veteran."

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