Grab a hot cup of coffee and enjoy some excellent reading material on the New York Jets from across the internet. In this edition, articles on Geno Smith, Rontez Miles making the team after all via practice squad and a breakdown of the final roster. Enjoy!
Geno Smith needs to show he can be trusted, on and off the field by Bob Glauber (Newsday)
"Smith could have taken the opportunity to offer some details about the incident, which was sparked by his failure to reimburse Enemkpali for a $600 airline ticket to attend the linebacker’s football camp. The quarterback declined to talk about it."
Devin Smith Injury: Updates on Jets WR’s Ribs, Punctured Lung and Recovery by Joseph Zucker (Bleacher Report)
"Smith was slated to miss four to six weeks after suffering the injury. However, he has returned to practice, but his status for the start of the regular season is unknown."
Rontez Miles added to practice squad by Brian Bassett (TheJetsBlog.com)
"The New York Jets signed safety Rontez Miles to the practice squad Monday after cutting him Sunday. Miles, 26, recorded 23 tackles and had a fumble return for a touchdown in the preseason. He initially made the 53-man roster, but was cut in favor of former Seattle Seahawks safety Ronald Martin."
New York Jets: Breaking Down Final Roster and Week 1 Starters by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)
"For example, with defensive lineman suspended for the first four games of the season, it’s only a matter of time before the Jets have to make a roster move to account for him on their roster upon his return from that suspension. Sheldon Richardson"
Latest chapter in Jets’ QB soap opera: Ryan Fitzpatrick ‘wasn’t totally healthy’ by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
"“Just being nicked up, just normal injuries,” Bowles said. “You didn’t want anything to happen to him, so you have to have a contingency plan and you bring in some other guys.”"
The ‘Fix’ is in, as Jets WR Brandon Marshall drops weight by Rich Cimini (ESPN)
"Marshall revealed Monday he’s down to 230 pounds, his rookie playing weight — 13 pounds lighter than the start of the offseason. The veteran wide receiver decided to drop some pounds before training camp."
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