Coffee with the New York Jets: Geno Smith returns to practice


Grab a hot cup of coffee and enjoy some great reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, the latest on the return of Geno Smith to team practice, why Lorenzo Mauldin never wants to see footage of his injury and some news on Brandon Marshall. Enjoy!

Geno Smith returns to full practice, auditioning for No. 2 job by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"The Jets’ former starter, Smith is auditioning for the No. 2 job this week, along with rookie Bryce Petty, who backed up in the first two games. Bowles said he is leery of throwing Smith into the job after a long layoff. Ryan Fitzpatrick"

Jets’ Lorenzo Mauldin doesn’t want to see video from concussion by Kieran Darcy (ESPN)

"The rookie linebacker did not practice Wednesday, but was on the field with his teammates and spoke to the media for the first time since being knocked out against the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 — a concussion that looked far worse initially. Mauldin was strapped to a spinal board and taken off the field on a golf cart."

Notes/Quotes: Brandon Marshall & ‘Yee-Yee!’ Time by Randy Lange (

"“There was communication,” Fitzpatrick acknowledged today after practice at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. “I don’t remember if it was verbal or [hand] signals or looks. I don’t remember exactly how it went down, but there was some communication there.”"

On the Runway: Two and Oh Yeah by Jackie Lovett (

"Analyst Jon Gruden awarded the CB for being the unsung hero of Monday’s 20-7 victory over the Colts. This was Skrine’s first time playing on Monday Night Football and the first time he has been on a team that has started 2-0."

Decker, Owusu injuries forcing Jets to consider other WR options by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"The Jets could turn to rookie , who was inactive for the first two games as he recovered from broken ribs. Smith has been practicing fully since last week. It also could mean more playing time for , who only has played one snap in each of the first two games. Devin Smith Jeremy Kerley"

Ryan Fitzpatrick Gets Vote of Confidence From Jets Coach by Tom Pedulla (New York Times)

"“He did a good job managing the ballgame,” Bowles said of Fitzpatrick. “Tough that he had a pick in the red zone down there. That we don’t want.”"

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