Coffee with the New York Jets: Fitzpatrick stuck as backup?


Grab an iced cup of coffee and enjoy some great reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, another Q&A on the AFC East, why Jeremy Kerley isn’t guaranteed anything heading into 2015 and why many are surprised Ryan Fitzpatrick is stuck as the No. 2 option at quarterback. Enjoy!

AFC East Q&A: Who is division’s best newcomer? by ESPN ( Staff)

"Ordinarily, I’d consider — how could you not? — but technically he’s not a newcomer to the division. He goes from the Patriots to the Jets, a jump that will have major ramifications for both teams. Darrelle Revis"

Being Jets’ best slot receiver doesn’t guarantee Jeremy Kerley much by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"With the addition of , Kerley’s role decreased. He finished with 38 catches for 409 yards and just one touchdown, all his lowest totals since his rookie season. He also returned 25 punts for 199 yards. Eric Decker"

Baffling why Jets’ best QB fit is stapled to the bench by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"I find this decision by the Jets’ brass baffling. No one is going to argue Fitzpatrick is , but he is a smart veteran quarterback who knows Gailey’s system from their time together in Buffalo. Joe Montana"

Jets release 2015 training camp info by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

"Highlights of camp include the Green & White Scrimmage, to be held this year on Aug. 11 at MetLife Stadium and then the annual trip to Long Island where the team will hold a camp session at Hofstra on Aug. 23. Camp concludes four days later on Aug. 27."

Anthony Munoz says Jets players will ‘be watching’ when Sheldon Richardson returns from suspension by Darryl Slater (

"“Of course, teach them some football [at the camp],” Munoz said. “But at the same time, make sure that we worked on the character and the team building, which to me, carry over and go far beyond all the years that you spend as an athlete. We want to make sure that [the kids know] it’s OK to be successful in whatever you choose to do. Do it with character. Don’t cut corners. Be responsible. Those are the things that we want them to come away with.”"

5 Moves New York Jets Should Have Made This Offseason by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)

"But even after all the trades, all the free-agent signings, all the draft picks and everything in-between, the Jets could probably still find a few things they could have done differently in order to improve their team—even if only marginally."

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