Coffee with the New York Jets: Can they field No. 1 defense?


Grab a hot cup of coffee and enjoy some excellent reading material on the New York Jets from across the internet. In this edition, why Muhammad Wilkerson thinks the Jets can field the No. 1 defense in the NFL, why Leonard Williams continues to impress and all the info fans need to get coverage of this Sunday’s Week 1 matchup against the Cleveland Browns. Enjoy!

Jets DE Mo Wilkerson: ‘We can have the No. 1 defense in the league’ by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Muhammad Wilkerson said, “I believe we can be as good as we want to be. We can be great. We can have the No. 1 defense in the league. We’ve just got to come in each and every week improving and do our jobs every Sunday.”"

Leonard Williams hopes to be latest impressive Jets pass-rusher by Ohm Youngmisuk (ESPN)

"“Leonard came in and what impressed us early on is his mental is very good,” head coach said. “He learned the playbook. He understands his assignments and he asks a lot of questions. That is rare for a rookie coming in like that to ask those types of questions and then not mess them up when he gets in there. Todd Bowles"

Jets-Browns Where to Watch, Listen & Follow by Jets Staff (

"New York Metro Area: WEPN-PM, ESPN New York 98.7 FM. Broadcasters: Bob Wischusen & Marty Lyons"

Gailey: Ivory’s Going to Get the Load by Eric Allen (

"“It’s hard for one guy to be a three down back for an entire season,” Gailey said. “I think you’ve got to get other guys ready and I think you have to play other guys. But we all know what Chris means to our football team. He’s going to get the load for sure.”"

Brandon Marshall makes Deflategate clarification by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"“It had nothing to do with the judge,” Marshall said. “It was just what I thought was the opinion of a bunch of players and it had nothing to do with the case. It was just our approach.”"

Not so fast: Jets offense can get up to speed by Manish Mehta (New York Daily News)

"“It’s important to have guys that either that can run by or that have the ball skills to jump up and make a catch to get those chunk plays every now and again,” Fitzpatrick said. “That’s important for every offense and something we’re going to try to continue to get better at. You have to be able to take the top off a defense.”"

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