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  1. Jets QB coach raves about Matt Simms

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets quarterbacks coach David Lee offered high praise of Matt Simms on Tuesday. "Matt Simms has improved as much as any guy I think I can ever remember coaching," Lee said. "Early on, he threw so hard, our backs cou...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. Ex-New York Jets QB Vinny Testaverde says Ground Zero was 'a war ...

    Mike Mazzeo

    Vinny Testaverde, Jets quarterback in 2001, who visited Ground Zero just a few days after 9/11, aptly described the scene as "a ware zone."

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  3. Michael Vick says he took scout team for granted last week

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets backup quarterback Michael Vick admitted that he should've taken his scout team snaps more seriously before Sunday's game in San Diego, which might have made him ill-prepared to face the Chargers. Vick was ineff...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  4. Calvin Pace fined $16,537

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace was fined $16,537 for roughing the passer in last Sunday's Week 1 victory over the Oakland Raiders, the NFL announced Friday. Pace delivered a blow to the back of Raiders quarterback Derek...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  5. Geno Smith: Red-zone struggles addressed

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Twenty-five percent efficiency in the red zone isn't going to cut it. "Last week, we were 1-for-4 [one touchdown in four trips]," New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith said Wednesday. "I had the turnover and then I also had...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  6. Mentor Vick: I'm excited for Geno

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets backup quarterback Michael Vick's attitude hasn't change one bit. Geno Smith remains the starter heading into the 2014 season, and Vick has continued to be supportive of that in his role as a mentor, helping th...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  7. Smith 'feels a difference' in second season

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith said Tuesday he has already been watching film of the Oakland Raiders in anticipation of their Week 1 matchup on Sept. 7. Smith went so far as to say the film sessions have been "pretty e...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  8. Geno: The eyes have it

    Mike Mazzeo

    New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith doesn't think that he has tunnel vision. Asked if he locks on to receivers too much instead of going through his progressions, Smith replied, "I don't think I have that problem." Geno Smith reacts t...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  9. Mark Sanchez assumes Geno Smith will start for New York Jets on S...

    Mike Mazzeo

    New York Jets coach Rex Ryan still isn't ready to officially name his starting quarterback for Saturday night's preseason game against the New York Giants, but Mark Sanchez said he assumes that he'll be backing up rookie Geno Smith.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  10. Smith will need to improve rushing skills

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets GM John Idzik said that one of the reasons he drafted Geno Smith in the second round was the West Virginia quarterback's ability to run read-option plays. "Certainly when you have someone with his athleticism, ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  11. Rex praises 'really outstanding' Sanchez

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Jets coach Rex Ryan said embattled quarterback Mark Sanchez played "really outstanding in most of the game" on Sunday. "(Mark) was accurate with the football. Our protection was good," Ryan said. He's right. Sanchez...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  12. Namath: Tebow couldn't be Jets' No. 1

    Mike Mazzeo

    Joe Namath was quick to praise Tim Tebow for his work ethic and sincerity. But if Jets starting quarterback Mark Sanchez ever were to get injured, Namath doesn't think Tebow could step in and become the New York Jets' No. 1. "God forbid some...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  13. Sanchez: Tone's 'rattled' comment dramatic

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Was Mark Sanchez a little uncertain about why the Jets traded for Tim Tebow? Absolutely. But was he "rattled" the way Santonio Holmes made it sound to reporters Wednesday? Not according to the Jets' No. 1 quarterback. "I...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  14. New York Jets' Tim Tebow says Mark Sanchez wasn't rattled by trad...

    Mike Mazzeo

    Santonio Holmes said that Mark Sanchez was "rattled" by the Tim Tebow trade, but the New York Jets backup quarterback isn't so sure.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  15. Esiason, Namath rip Tebow

    Mike Mazzeo

    A pair of ex-Jets quarterbacks have hopped aboard the Tim Tebow hate train during the past few days. Boomer Esiason and Joe Namath each blasted their former team's acquisition of Tebow, with Esiason calling for his release. "I'm just telling ...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  16. Santonio will be at 'Jets West'

    Mike Mazzeo

    With their well-documented feud seemingly behind them, Jets receiver Santonio Holmes will be attending quarterback Mark Sanchez's "Jets West" passing camp in the next few weeks, Holmes announced Thursday on his Twitter account. "YES! I will be att...

    Blog | June 06, 2012