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For Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets, the Comparison Is No Longer Geno Smith, It’s Vinny Testaverde

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It started as inconspicuous as it could.

“The offensively challenged New York Jets made their second trade in less than a week, acquiring well-traveled quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on Wednesday from the Houston Texans,” is what Rich Cimini’s blog update stated.

‘Well-traveled’ is probably a nicer phrase than “journeyman” which is probably a friendlier phrase than “average” or “boring” or “never-was”, but here he was, Ryan Fitzpatrick, traded for a nondescript, conditional 7th round pick.

He wasn’t even the most exciting trade by the Jets in those 24 hours.  An earlier trade of a 5th round pick to the Chicago Bears for the mercurial Brandon Marshall was seen as the real score of the offseason.  A wide receiver with a host of events in his past, but also 5 seasons of 100 catch totals that would immediately benefit the Jets beleaguered roster of “offensive weapons”.

Fitzpatrick, a Harvard graduate, if you haven’t heard, was being brought in to “compete” with the potentially potential-laden, but trending towards bust, West Virginia-alum Geno Smith, for the Jets’ starting QB spot.
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The Jets and the Steady But Uninspiring Need for Chris Johnson

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Much of the Jets focus this off-season has been finding ways to surround Geno Smith (and now, Mike Vick) with playmakers for the passing game.

But in a switch of thought process, the last few weeks of rumors have surrounded not a wide receiver or tight end, but a running back.

That RB is former Tennessee Titans speedster, Chris Johnson. Continue reading

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Rex Ryan Gets a Multiyear Extension from the Jets; What Does It Mean?

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The Jets announced an agreement with Rex Ryan that surpasses the rumored one-year extension that was reported after the season.

While we still do not know the exact parameters of the deal, how does it change the lookout for the Jets going forward? Continue reading

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Jets Will Keep Rex Ryan As Head Coach in 2014

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Rex Ryan will be back in 2014 – owner Woody Johnson and General Manager John Idzik announced it as so immediately after the Jets 20-7 victory over the Miami Dolphins, ending a year of questions. Continue reading

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Saving Coach Ryan – Will John Idzik and the Jets Keep Rex Ryan?

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Geno Smith’s Last Important Chance To Impress Comes This Sunday As The Jets Take On The Panthers

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For months we speculated on time and potential and hope for the future.  On Sunday, these three ideas come together finally.

Jets vs. Panthers: The realization of Geno Smith is here. Continue reading

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Can Geno Smith Lead The Jets To a Top-5 NFL Draft Pick? […And Jets-Raiders Preview]

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Geno Smith has been terrible.

There’s not much of a desire to delve further into how bad he is for the 100th time this week (8 TD, 19 INT, and in general playing worse than any season of Mark Sanchez is enough said); so instead I’m going to see if this can all end positively – in a high Jets draft pick!

Here are a bunch of facts and ideas to help you decide which way this will end: Continue reading

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Mark Sanchez Has Cornrows

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Come one, come all.  Mark Sanchez is in the news again.

He has cornrows. Continue reading

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Removing Stephen Hill From The Starting Lineup Is Smart, But Does Not Make Him a Jets Draft Bust

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According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, Rex Ryan is considering taking wide receiver, Stephen Hill, out of the starting lineup when the Jets go to Baltimore to take on the Ravens, Sunday.

While it would represent a step down for the 2nd-year receiver out of Georgia Tech, it is the right move.  When dealing with the project, it is important to evaluate the best use and strategy with them.  Hill, who many projected would take a long time to adjust to NFL norms, is indeed struggling, but taking him out of the lineup can be a good thing for someone who still has a lot of time before being called a “bust”. Continue reading

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Darrelle Revis Rips Jets Fans Over Abusive Tweets To The New York Post

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Darrelle Revis finally broke his silence about his move from the New York Jets to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and it isn’t pretty. Continue reading

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