Coffee with the New York Jets: Folk gets re-worked contract


Grab an iced coffee and enjoy some great reading material on the New York Jets from across the internet. In this edition, a look at the many questions facing the Jets as they start the regular season, the newly re-worked contract of Nick Folk and why Brandon Marshall plans to leave his past behind with his new season as a member of the team. Enjoy!

Jets open with new coach, new quarterback and many questions by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"There’s always an air of curiosity when a head coach makes his debut. Bowles has been under the microscope for eight months in no-pressure situations, but now we get to study him in the crucible of a regular-season game."

Jets re-work Nick Folk’s contract to create cap room by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"They converted $1.78 million of Folk’s $2.5 million base salary into signing bonus, according to ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates."

#CLEvsNYJ Predictions by Jets Staff (

"defense dominates at home. The front seven should be too much for a Cleveland running game that doesn’t scare anyone – at least not yet, anyway. Jets"

Now we’ll see if Jets’ offseason bonanza will pay dividends by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"ets owner Woody Johnson jettisoned coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik after the disastrous 4-12 season in 2014, replacing them with Bowles and Mike Maccagnan and then throwing money around to bolster the roster, headlined by the return of . Darrelle Revis"

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

"“He’s like the quiet storm,” said Kenny Bowles, one of Todd’s two older brothers. “If you don’t watch out for him, he’s coming. Trust me, he’s coming.”"

Brandon Marshall tells Daily News his troublesome days are in past as he begins new life with Jets by Manish Mehta (New York Daily News)

"“That’s how life is. When you have a past, your leash is shorter, so you can’t afford one slip-up. It could be an innocent slip-up. Even though I’m not getting arrested, if I do something that is edgy … it goes all the way left because of my past and the perception of me.”"

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