Coffee with the New York Jets: Calvin Pace hit with groin injury


Grab a hot cup of coffee and enjoy some great reading material on the New York Jets from across the internet. In this edition, the latest on Calvin Pace leaving practice due to a groin injury, why Jace Amaro might have some issues this season with injury and the return of Geno Smith to team practice. Enjoy!

Todd Bowles: It’s ‘crunch time’ for players battling for roster spots by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"They probably could use a day of rest, as no fewer than 15 players sat out Monday due to injuries. … With the first mandatory roster cutdown approaching, the tension is building for bottom-of-the-roster players."

Jets suffer another linebacker injury, as Calvin Pace (groin) leaves practice by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"The Jets suffered two injuries at the position in a 24-hour span. Starting strong-side linebacker Calvin Pace left practice with a strained groin; there was no immediate word on the severity. The 34-year-old Pace rarely misses practice time, so you have to believe this was more than just a tweak."

Monday Notes: Jets Seek a Fast Start by Jamir Howerton (

"Last Friday night in front of the Green & White faithful, the Jets won their preseason home opener against the Falcons 30-22. Although head coach was pleased that his team played fast, he wasn’t happy about 17 penalties and he wants to see improvement moving forward. Todd Bowles"

Minor injury for Jets’ Jace Amaro is becoming real issue by Zach Braziller (New York Post)

"“Every day it’s been getting better. It’s just a really slow process,” said Amaro, who had 38 receptions for 345 yards and two touchdowns in a disappointing rookie season. “I really can’t lift my arm up all the way very quickly and rapidly the way I want to yet. … It just takes time.”"

Geno Smith back on field at Jets practice by Daniel Popper (New York Daily News)

"But there was Smith on Monday, taking a small step toward returning to game action, though there may not be a starting job waiting for him when he’s healthy. Smith spent about half the practice in the rehab area, casually tossing the ball to injured wideouts (ribs) and Shaq Evans (back), before walking inside with trainers. Devin Smith"

Jets lineman Oday Aboushi ready to move on from arrest, suspension by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

"“It’s been behind me for awhile, something that happened in January. It’s been in the past now. I’ve been focusing more on moving forward and trying to get better every day, coming out there with the squad and with a lot of guys and competing. Whatever happened happened. I’m more focused on moving forward,” Aboushi said."

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