Coffee with the New York Jets: Time for Mauldin to shine?


Grab a hot cup of coffee and enjoy some fine reading material on the New York Jets from across the internet. In this edition, articles on the latest injury update on Devin Smith, a look at what the team faces in 2015 and why Mike Maccagnan should be a big coffee spokesman down the road. Enjoy!

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 is unlikely to be featured in the team’s season opener."

Jets might be stronger and faster — but definitely not greener by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"The 2015 Jets are built to win now, and the players expect to win now. Anything less than a playoff berth will be disappointing. If the Jets finish 8-8 or 9-7 and fall short of the postseason for the fifth straight year, the powers-that-be might try to sell it as a year of progress under the new leadership tandem of and Mike Maccagnan. Todd Bowles"

Jets’ Bowles unflappable despite tough summer in first camp by Dennis Waszak Jr. (Associated Press)

"There have been key injuries, too, including rookie wide receiver Devin Smith breaking his ribs during practice, tight end being lost for the season with a shoulder injury, cornerback sidelined several weeks after wrist surgery and backup safety going down with a torn Achilles. Jace Amaro Dee Milliner Antonio Allen"

Industry expert says Jets GM Maccagnan has potential to be a coffee spokesman by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

"Across town, New York Giants quarterback and wide receiver  Jr. are the centerpiece of a humorous Dunkin Donuts regional advertising push called ‘Camp Commitment.’ But could Maccagnan, who literally is always seen with a cup of coffee in his hands and loves to talk about java, be the next spokesman for Dunkin Donuts or another brand?  Eli Manning Odell Beckham"

For Jets’ Todd Bowles, a Lifetime of Calmly Facing Challenges by Ben Shpigel (New York Times)

"Bowles abides by the adage, “He who hesitates will be left,” spoken by Flip Wilson’s character in the 1974 comedy “Uptown Saturday Night.” The portrait of him that emerges from interviews with nearly 30 people who know him well is of a man who has been preparing most of his life for this moment: his first game as a noninterim N.F.L. head coach, Sunday against the Cleveland Browns."

Mauldin’s Rush Could Begin Sunday by Eric Allen (

"Mauldin, who displayed an explosive burst throughout camp on the practice field, was limited to two games this summer. He injured his knee during the team’s Family Night practice at Hofstra and did not see action the final two preseason contests. Mauldin practiced throughout the week and was listed as probable on Friday’s injury report."

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