Lunch with the New York Jets: 53-man roster projection
Enjoy your lunch today with some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, a projection of the 53-man roster, why Darrelle Revis is such a great negotiator and a look at Jeremy Kerley dealing with the business side of the NFL. Enjoy!
New York Jets’ 53-man roster projection by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
"Smith’s injury muddies the situation. Assuming he’s not ready for Week 1, they will have to make Petty the No. 2 to start the season or add a veteran, which would mean four quarterbacks on the roster unless Smith lands on short-term injured reserve. Analysis:"
Fighter Jets prepare for another scorching practice by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
"The weather, of course. The forecast calls for a high of 93 degrees. The Jets didn’t handle the heat well on Sunday, as tempers flared and two fights broke out, so we’ll be watching for extracurricular activity."
How Darrelle Revis became the NFL’s savviest negotiator by Mina Kimes (ESPN)
"As we walk through New York’s SoHo neighborhood, passing an outdoor basketball court, none of the kids shooting hoops notices the All-Pro cornerback, who recently re-signed with the Jets."
Jets’ Jeremy Kerley bristles over his disappearing role by Brian Costello (New York Post)
"“It’s just part of the business,” Kerley said. “Positions get took. Guys move around. This is a new coaching staff. I signed my contract under a whole different organization. Everything is different now. The coaches have got to get a chance to know me, hopefully get a chance to see what I bring to the table.”"
Will QB Ryan Fitzpatrick continue to struggle? 3 things to watch at Jets training camp on Tuesday by Seth Walder (New York Daily News)
"Most people felt like Fitzpatrick brings about the same level of play or maybe even a little better than Geno Smith, but the veteran QB has looked so-so in practice since being named the starter. In particular he seems to struggle with passes near the sidelines."
Source: Cortland as a Jets training camp locale likely a thing of the past by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)
"The team now enters their third week of training camp at their facility in Florham Park, the Jets have been drawing fans and packing their grandstand. This year, the Jets have regularly seen 1,500 fans per game at the facility, the first time that the organization has used Atlantic Health Jets Training Center since 2011 when the NFL lockout made a trip to upstate a New York a logistical nightmare."
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