Coffee with the New York Jets: Team releases Deon Simon


Grab a hot cup of coffee and enjoy some fine reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on how the Jets plan to prepare against Ndamukong Suh, the latest on their decision to waive Deon Simon and the latest on Darrelle Revis. Enjoy!

Jets’ game plan on how to block Ndamukong Suh: Eat Wheaties by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Suh, who left the Detroit Lions to sign a six-year, $114 million contract with the Miami Dolphins, is taking some heat because he’s off to a sluggish start — only six solo tackles (including for loss), no sacks and no quarterback hits."

Jets waive rookie NT Deon Simon, a seventh-round pick by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Teams don’t like to release players after Tuesday because they’ve already been exposed to the weekly game plan. There’s always the possibility of the player getting claimed by their upcoming opponent. In this case, the circumstances are unique because the Jets and Miami Dolphins play in London."

Notes/Quotes: For Brian Winters, Suh Awaits by Randy Lange (

"Suh (6’4″, 305) can be formidable, and Winters (6’4″, 320) has had his ups and downs, but he’s also had stretches of solid play as the strongman third-rounder out of Kent State in 2013. He became the LG starter in Game 5 as a rookie and made 18 straight starts until a knee injury ended last season in Game 6."

Why the Dolphins may regret letting Todd Bowles go by George Willis (New York Post)

"The Dolphins went 2-1 under Bowles over those final three weeks. A 30-23 division win at Buffalo was followed by a narrow 27-24 loss at New England before closing with a 19-17 triumph over Rex Ryan’s Jets."

Why a sleep therapist is vital to the Jets’ gameplan this week by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"Wide receiver said the specialist advised players to get up to nine hours of sleep per night this week and to try not to look at bright lights before going to sleep, among other tips. The players also had a tip sheet hanging in their lockers. Brandon Marshall"

Hamstring could limit Darrelle Revis in game vs. Dolphins by Seth Walder (New York Daily News)

"It certainly sounds like Darrelle Revis is progressing toward playing again. Much like last week, Revis is dealing with a minor hamstring injury but Todd Bowles is “hopeful” that Revis will be ready to go against the Dolphins. The star cornerback was officially limited on Wednesday."

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