Coffee with the New York Jets: Why Geno, why?


Grab a nice hot cup of coffee and enjoy some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, the boneheaded decision made by Geno Smith to throw a football after getting major jaw surgery done, how long Calvin Pryor will be out for and a look at some takeaways from practice this past weekend. Enjoy!

Another jaw-dropping moment for Jets QB Geno Smith by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Two days after doctors implanted hardware in his fractured jaw, Geno Smith thought it would be a good idea to have a game of catch with a friend. So on Saturday, he went outside his apartment complex in Whippany and was firing the old pigskin."

Jets S Calvin Pryor will miss a few days due to personal issue by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Calvin Pryor didn’t practice and will be gone for “quite a few days” because of a death in his family, according to coach . Even if he returns before Friday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, Pryor won’t play because of missed practice time. Todd Bowles"

6 Practice Takeaways: Tempers Flare, Sprints Follow by Eric Allen (

"“He already spoke about it once and Coach Todd is a man of his word. He tells you something once and if he tells you not to do it again – you know what’s going to happen. After the second skirmish, we knew what was going to happen. Time to hit that line.”"

Top Plays from Sunday’s Practice by Eric Allen (

"Jets head coach Todd Bowles doesn’t mind the talking, but he wants to make sure his players take care of each other. After watching a pair of altercations today, he ordered five sprints for the team that covered the width of the field and back."

Jets WR horror story: broken ribs, punctured lung, trouble sleeping by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"Smith said at first he was having trouble sleeping. He was propped up in a hospital bed because he was unable to lay flat. Smith, the team’s second-round pick out of Ohio State, said the injury has been eye-opening for him."

Old foes Brandon Marshall, Brandon Meriweather will face off at Jets vs. Giants preseason game by Kevin Armstrong (New York Daily News)

"“Guys like that really don’t understand that there is life after football,” Marshall said. “I respect the league trying to better our game, and guys like that, maybe he needs to get suspended or taken out of the game completely.”"

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