Wesley Sykes

About Wesley Sykes

Wesley Sykes has covered the New York Jets since 2010 for the JetsInsider.com before becoming the managing editor of Flight5Live.com. With his journalism degree in hand via Hofstra University, Wesley has covered high school and collegiate sports on Long Island while having provided freelance work for the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks. Follow Wesley on Twitter at twitter.com/wesley_sykes.

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Wesley Sykes Recaps Episode 45

Wesley Sykes Recaps Episode 45

Wesley Sykes breaking down how Episode 45 unfolded and why Jay Z is really the GOAT.

FLIGHT 5 SHOW [5/10/13] #RookieStage – Episode 45

FLIGHT 5 SHOW [5/10/13] #RookieStage – Episode 45

Wesley and Frankie don’t need any rookie camps to be on their A game. The new Flight Boys break down Day 1 of the Jets Rookie Mini-Camp, Rex Ryan calling out Quinton Coples, check-in with the Rodney Dangerfield of the Jets beat, Chris Nimbley of JetsInsider. the Jets on the Pro Football Focus Top 101(…)

COVER 5 Interview Featuring JetsInsider’s CHRIS NIMBLEY

COVER 5 Interview Featuring JetsInsider’s CHRIS NIMBLEY

The Rodney Dangerfield of the Jets beat, Chris Nimbley of the JetsInsider, checks-in with the Flight Boys after being at the Jets facilities in Florham Park, NJ for the first day of rookie mini-camp. Video streaming by Ustream

REACTION TO REX CALLING OUT COPLES / 1st IMPRESSIONS OF ROOKIES

REACTION TO REX CALLING OUT COPLES / 1st IMPRESSIONS OF ROOKIES

Wesley and Frankie dive into the mind of Rex Ryan to try and get a better idea of Ryan’s motivational tactics. PLUS we show video of Rex’s ‘Good, Bad & Ugly’ from Day 1 at Rookie Camp. Video streaming by Ustream

GENO SMITH JOINING ROC NATION? THE FLIGHT BOYS DISCUSS

GENO SMITH JOINING ROC NATION? THE FLIGHT BOYS DISCUSS

We all know Wesley loves him some J-HOV, but the real question is does Geno Smith love him? Jay-Z’s Roc Nation sports agency (which teamed up with famed agency CAA) is currently courting Smith to sign with the sports department of the mega-mogul’s label. PLUS we debate whether Jay-Z is the best rapper dead or(…)

3 JETS MAKE PFF’s TOP 101 of 2012 — FLIGHT BOYS BREAKDOWN

3 JETS MAKE PFF’s TOP 101 of 2012 — FLIGHT BOYS BREAKDOWN

Wesley and Frankie discuss the three Jets who made Pro Football Focus’s Top 101 players of 2012. Who got snubbed? Who was overrated? And who the will make the NFL Network’s Top 100 list that’s coming out now. Video streaming by Ustream

Cover 5 Interview featuring Yahoo! Sports Jason Cole

Cover 5 Interview featuring Yahoo! Sports Jason Cole

Wesley and Frankie get after Jason Cole for his intriguing smear campaign-ish story on newly drafted Jets quarterback Geno Smith. Cole reported that the Jets’ Smith ‘was not much of a presence’ and ‘not a leader on the field’, according to conversations he had multiple league executives. With Wesley playing the role of the good(…)

FLIGHT 5 SHOW [5/3/13] #ColeWorld – Episode 44

FLIGHT 5 SHOW [5/3/13] #ColeWorld – Episode 44

Wesley and Frank get after it regarding Yahoo! Sports reporter Jason Cole’s intriguing article on Geno Smith. We breakdown the Jets draft report cards as well as offer prognostication on Quinton Coples move to outside linebacker. We also catch up with Jets UDFA WR Antavius Wilson on living up to the label “Under Dog Fighting(…)

NY JETS QUINTON COPLES’ MMA TRAINING WILL AID IN TRANSITION [VIDEO:]

NY JETS QUINTON COPLES’ MMA TRAINING WILL AID IN TRANSITION [VIDEO:]

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) Last year’s first round pick, defensive end Quinton Coples, played with his hand up on only 27 occasions last year and dropped in coverage a mere 10 times. Yet that was enough for Rex Ryan to switch the six-foot-six, 290-pound Coples to a two-point standing outside linebacker on Thursday. “I think(…)

NY JETS SANCHEZ IN NO-WIN SITUATION REGARDING QB BATTLE, HEADBAND

NY JETS SANCHEZ IN NO-WIN SITUATION REGARDING QB BATTLE, HEADBAND

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) He’ll tell you that he’s ‘thrilled’ to compete in a five-man quarterback competition. He will tell you that he’s ‘not worrying about that’ in regards to outside distractions such as the Jets front office’s rumored attempts to trade the fifth year incumbent quarterback. He’ll casually reply ‘Sure’ to most answers in(…)

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