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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(…)

AFTER A YEAR IN THE NFL, JETS LB DEMARIO DAVIS SEES THE BIGGER PICTURE

AFTER A YEAR IN THE NFL, JETS LB DEMARIO DAVIS SEES THE BIGGER PICTURE

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) It didn’t take long for head coach Rex Ryan to see what he had in his 2012 third round selection. Upon the completion of the first day of rookie mini-camp last year Ryan, known for his bold statements, could foresee the potential of the Arkansas State linebacker with blazing 4.5 speed.(…)

NY JETS FORCING CB DEE MILLINER TO LEASE LAND ON REVIS ISLAND

NY JETS FORCING CB DEE MILLINER TO LEASE LAND ON REVIS ISLAND

by Wesley Sykes (@Wesley_Sykes) He was considered the unamiously best cover cornerback in the NFL (with the exception of Richard Sherman) … possibly ever. He was able to supplant Joe Namath and his Super Bowl deliverance as the best Jets player in history in some eyes. He garnered glowing words of praise from his head(…)

NY JETS DRAFT DAY BLUNDERS ARE A THING OF THE PAST

NY JETS DRAFT DAY BLUNDERS ARE A THING OF THE PAST

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) If I could be frank for a moment the Jets were a down-right awful team when it came to drafting players. The shadow of missing out on Hall of Fame players like Dan Marino and Warren Sapp followed them around more than Broadway Joe’s Super Bowl guarantee. Their affinity for tight(…)

A LOOK BACK TO NY JETS ’12 DRAFT PARTY

A LOOK BACK TO NY JETS ’12 DRAFT PARTY

Our own Wesley Sykes was at MetLife Stadium where the Jets hosted a draft party for fans of the New York Metro area to, eventually, give a mixed bag reaction when they selected Quinton Coples from University of North Carolina at the sixteenth selection. Sykes, working for JetsInsider.com at the time, also caught up with(…)

#JETSNATION REACTS TO REVIS TRADE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

#JETSNATION REACTS TO REVIS TRADE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) While many were trying to sleep off Saturday night’s hangover (like myself), the news of the Darrelle Revis trade shocked the social media world — pushing the NBA playoffs to the back burner. Below is a breakdown of how Jets Nation reacted to the news as the day progressed. Some were(…)

NY JETS GM IDZIK ALLUDES TO MEDIA FORCING TEAM’S HAND IN REVIS TRADE

NY JETS GM IDZIK ALLUDES TO MEDIA FORCING TEAM’S HAND IN REVIS TRADE

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) In what will surely be filed under conspiracy theories — after who shot JFK and just before the existence of Area 51 — New York Jets GM John Idzik placed some of the onus of trading their superstar cornerback Darrelle Revis on the New York media; this said in a Sunday(…)

WITH REVIS LIKELY GONE, DOES RB CHRIS IVORY COME TO NY JETS?

WITH REVIS LIKELY GONE, DOES RB CHRIS IVORY COME TO NY JETS?

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) While the collective Jets Nation all have their eyes glued to the Darrelle Revis situation that’s seemingly unfolding by the minute, the Jets are also in the works for acquiring running back Chris Ivory from the New Orleans Saints. Albert Breer of NFL Network reported earlier Sunday that the Jets offered(…)

REVIS REPORT: NY JETS TRADE WITH BUCS LIKELY PENDING PHYSICAL

REVIS REPORT: NY JETS TRADE WITH BUCS LIKELY PENDING PHYSICAL

THE NEW YORK JETS HAVE GRANTED PERMISSION TO DARRELLE REVIS TO VISIT THE TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS FOR A PHYSICAL. by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) For a long time now the Darrelle Revis trade has been labeled ‘imminent’. As of Sunday morning the trade, according to sources within the team, will likely be done by sundown with(…)

FLIGHT 5′s FIVE NY JETS GAMES TO FOCUS ON IN 2013

FLIGHT 5′s FIVE NY JETS GAMES TO FOCUS ON IN 2013

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) The NFL 2013 regular season was released Thursday, April 18th at 8 pm EST. To many it’s like Christmas in April, to some it’s a reminder what gloom may lie ahead. For the Jets, hopefully, it means a time of rebirth — much like month of it’s release date. Here are(…)

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