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  1. Draft spotlight: WR Brandin Cooks

    Rich Cimini

    Former Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks, coming off a dominant season in which he caught 128 passes for 1,730 yards and 16 touchdowns (not a typo), lit up the NFL scouting combine by running the best time (4.33) for a receiver. He spoke to re...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  2. Draft spotlight: TE Jace Amaro

    Rich Cimini

    Texas Tech's Jace Amaro delivered arguably the best season ever for a tight end -- 106 receptions, 1,352 yards and seven touchdowns. Amaro, projected as a possible first-round pick, spoke to reporters at the NFL scouting combine. Highlights: On wh...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  3. Draft spotlight: WR Mike Evans

    Rich Cimini

    Former Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans, projected as a first-round pick, spoke with reporters at the scouting combine. Here's a little of what he had to say: On what it was like playing with Johnny Manziel: "It was a great experience, playi...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  4. Kiper's latest Big Board: Burners rise

    Rich Cimini

    ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. posted his latest "Big Board," tweaking his top 25 based on the scouting combine. Interestingly, the most notable risers are skill-position players that figure to be on the New York Jets' radar with the 18th pick -- T...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  5. Scouting combine: Final thoughts

    Rich Cimini

    The NFL scouting combine wraps up Tuesday with on-field workouts for the defensive backs. We'll take this opportunity to put a bow on the combine, recapping it from a New York Jets' perspective: 1. Good hands people: This is one of those years whe...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  6. Report: Jets meet with QB Blake Bortles

    Rich Cimini

    This is interesting: The New York Jets met with former Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles at the scouting combine, according to the Orlando Sentinel. The Jets were one of eight teams to conduct formal interviews with Bortles in Indianapolis...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  7. Jets trainers assist ailing woman on plane

    Rich Cimini

    Two athletic trainers from the New York Jets, on their way to the NFL scouting combine last week in Indianapolis, helped rescue an elderly woman in severe distress on an airplane at Newark Airport. It happened on a Newark-to-Indianapolis flight la...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  8. Wake-up call: Combine, Day 6

    Rich Cimini

    On Monday's schedule in Indianapolis: New York Jets/Giants media availability: None. The prospects, too, are done with their media obligations. Ninety-five percent of the media have cleared out of Indianapolis, including yours truly. Combine sc...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  9. Receiver-needy Jets see the future

    Rich Cimini

    If your favorite team needs a wide receiver, like the New York Jets do, you've come to the right draft. Most talent evaluators are calling this an exceptionally deep draft for receivers, a notion that was reinforced Sunday at the NFL scouting comb...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  10. Sunday notes: Heard around the combine

    Rich Cimini

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Notes and observations from the NFL scouting combine: 1. Backs to the wall: This comes as a bit of a surprise, but I hear the New York Jets are exploring free-agent running backs -- namely Donald Brown (Indianapolis Colts) and Ben ...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  11. Wake-up call: Combine, Day 5

    Rich Cimini

    On the schedule Sunday in Indianapolis: New York Jets/Giants media availability: Completed. Combine schedule: This is the most interesting day from an on-the-field perspective, because the so-called glamor positions -- quarterback, wide receive...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  12. Ebron headlines impressive TE group

    Rich Cimini

    Both the New York Jets and New York Giants are in the market for a tight end. They saw some good ones Saturday at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis, including an impressive performance by North Carolina's Eric Ebron, the consensus No. 1 tight ...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  13. Jerry Reese: 'It was time to make a change'

    Rich Cimini

    INDIANAPOLIS -- A few takeaways from Jerry Reese's news conference Saturday at the NFL scouting combine: The New York Giants' general manager praised former offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride, but he also said "it was time to make a change" -- a...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  14. New York Giants will let Justin Tuck, Hakeem Nicks test free agen...

    Rich Cimini

    Defensive end Justin Tuck and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, two cogs in the New York Giants' 2011 Super Bowl championship team, will hit the open market March 11 as free agents, general manager Jerry Reese said Saturday at the NFL scouting combine.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  15. Wake-up call: Combine, Day 4

    Rich Cimini

    On the schedule for Saturday in Indianapolis: Giants/Jets media availability: Giants general manager Jerry Reese will address the media at 10 a.m., one day after his coach -- Tom Coughlin -- announced his own one-year contract extension. No doubt,...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  16. Sanchez, Jets meet to discuss QB's future

    Rich Cimini

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The New York Jets and quarterback Mark Sanchez's representatives met Friday at the NFL scouting combine to discuss the quarterback's future with the team. While nothing was resolved in what was termed a preliminary discussion, the two...

    Blog | February 22, 2014