Coffee with the New York Jets: Wilkerson a free agent in 2016?


Grab a hot cup of coffee and get your day going right by reading some great reading material from across the web on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on Darrelle Revis wanting to bring a Super Bowl ring to the Jets, teammates backing up Geno Smith and why Muhammad Wilkerson plans to be a free agent in 2016 if he doesn’t get his new contract extension before the regular season. Enjoy!

Darrelle Revis talks about Super Bowl ring he owns — and one he wants by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Every team is excited about its chances in July, but sometimes the happy talk is hollow. For instance: The focus a year ago was about the players they get, Revis among them. Now it’s all about the players in camp and, of course, the new coach, . didn’t Todd Bowles"

Jets signal caller Geno Smith mocks ESPN QB survey by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Smith worked hard in the offseason, and his teammates say he’s wiser than before, ready to elevate his game. Then again, we heard that last year, too, and the season was another wild ride on the Geno Coaster."

New York Jets can’t avoid Tom Brady talk by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"“I have no comment on that,” Revis said when asked if he believes the Patriots’ quarterback. “I don’t. The league handled it how they handled it. I am not on that stand. I am not the jury. I am not the judge. I don’t know anything about how the information the NFL got.”"

Muhammad Wilkerson to play out final year if deal not reached by season by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"At the same time, Wilkerson, who skipped the voluntary portion of the offseason program, indicated last month that he was “frustrated” because he expected a deal to be done. But he also added, “It’s a business. These things take time.”"

Notes/Quotes: Heat Rises as Jets Report by Randy Lange (

"“He’s real passionate about this job,” Mangold said. “This is in fact the first time I’ve had a former player as a head coach, and that adds a different perspective to it. And it’s been neat learning how he looks at the game and how he runs things.”"

Is Tom Brady ban a break for Jets? Gang Green vets respond by Steve Serby (New York Post)

"“I feel like this would be the toughest division in the NFL, just how all the pieces have moved — me being back here, Rex going to Buffalo, we have [former Jets GM Mike] Tannenbaum down in Miami. … It’s a lot of moving pieces,” Revis said."

Tom Brady’s shady DeflateGate tactics open door for Jets in AFC East by Manish Mehta (New York Daily News)

"The Jets aren’t alone. They aren’t even the favorites in the division to topple the Patriots. That pre-preseason distinction belongs to Rex Ryan’s Bills, whose success with a frightening defense and dynamic skill-position players hinges on their great unknown at quarterback."

Jets teammates see progress with Geno Smith by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

"popped up a lot in Decker’s words. He said that after offseason workouts, the offense would go over the things they did well in practice, the things that need some work. Smith, he says, has taken more accountability in this setting, something he sees as a positive. Accountability"

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