Coffee with the New York Jets: Wilkerson ready for Eagles


Grab a hot cup of coffee and enjoy some excellent reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on Muhammad Wilkerson planning to play again in the preseason finale against the Philadelphia Eagles, a look at Matt Flynn‘s chances to be the No. 2 quarterback on the depth chart and why the Jets’ defensive line will be tested early on this upcoming season. Enjoy!

New York Jets’ Defensive Line Depth Could Be Tested Early in Regular Season by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)

"Now, with Richardson’s suspension, the Jets need Williams to be ready to go for the start of the season. His nearest backups are and Leger , both of whom are fits at his position but neither would match Williams’ talent. Stephen Bowen Douzable"

Why Jets’ Matt Flynn isn’t worried, despite limited work, about entering Week 1 as No. 2 quarterback by Darryl Slater (

"Presuming Flynn is the Week 1 No. 2 quarterback (and that’s still a fairly safe presumption), he isn’t concerned about having that role after getting such limited work in this preseason, due to his hamstring injury."

Muhammad Wilkerson says he’ll play Thursday against Eagles by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

"Having missed much of training camp and the first two preseason games with a hamstring injury, Wilkerson played parts of the first half in what would be the Jets 28-18 win over the New York Giants this past weekend."

Leonard Williams says he’ll be ready to go for Jets in season opener by Seth Walder (New York Daily News)

"An MRI on Sunday revealed that he had a muscle strain but no ligament damage, meaning it would not be a long-term injury. But until Williams spoke Monday, it wasn’t quite clear that the injury was this mild."

Geno Smith tries to show off as Jets QB competition takes shape by George Willis (New York Post)

"Perhaps he was making a statement, trying to remind teammates and onlookers he still has the strongest arm on the roster. Or maybe he was just making the most of his few reps, knowing he wasn’t wearing a helmet and is expected to miss the first four games of the regular season."

On the Runway by Eric Allen (

"While penalties have been an issue at times, the Jets have been excellent in terms of takeaways/turnovers. During a small summer sampling, the Green & White have six takeaways and just one turnover."

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