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  1. Michael Vick: I'm still a premier quarterback

    Rich Cimini

    CORTLAND, N.Y. -- The New York Jets' quarterback "competition" (Rex Ryan's word) is officially underway. It's frontrunner Geno Smith versus Michael Vick, who supports Smith but considers himself an elite player. "I still feel like I'm a premier qu...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. New York Jets players offer strong support for Geno Smith

    Rich Cimini

    As players packed up after an 8-8 season, the Jets offered strong support for Geno Smith, who likely will go into training camp as the No. 1 quarterback.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2013
  3. Players support Rex, which means nothing

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Everybody loves Rex. Day after day, testimonials are delivered from various precincts in the New York Jets' locker room. On Wednesday, they came from Antonio Cromartie, Calvin Pace, Sheldon Richardson and Santonio Holmes, ...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  4. Shame on Jets for mistreating Sanchez

    Rich Cimini

    The last sentence in general manager John Idzik's statement on Mark Sanchez's shoulder surgery is a real hoot: "He will have our full support for a complete recovery." It took chutzpah to include that line in his canned quote. Where was the suppor...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  5. Rex: Matt Simms not a threat to Geno

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Hold the Matt Simms speculation. Rex Ryan downplayed an ESPN report that suggested Simms, the New York Jets' No. 2 quarterback, has some support within the organization and could replace Geno Smith at some point if the rookie...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  6. Legal issues for New York Jets' Mike Goodson predate drug, weapon...

    Rich Cimini

    Mike Goodson's legal issues didn't start with last Friday's arrest in New Jersey on drug and weapons charges, which could result in jail time. In his previous NFL stops, with the Panthers and Raiders, his personal life spilled into the courts.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  7. Rex Ryan of New York Jets noncommittal, but supportive of Mark Sa...

    Rich Cimini

    New York Jets coach Rex Ryan expressed confidence Saturday in lame-duck quarterback Mark Sanchez, but he wouldn't commit to Sanchez beyond the first OTA practice.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2013
  8. Pettine: Lack of offense 'wears on' D

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Players on the Jets' defense have expressed frustration with the lack of offensive support. Defensive coordinator Mike Pettine understands the sentiment and admitted Thursday he's conscious of the offensive struggles when callin...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  9. Sanchez: Braylon goes overboard

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Mark Sanchez saw Braylon Edwards' now-infamous tweet. He appreciated the public support, but he said his former teammate went "a little overboard." Yep, he sure did. Edwards referred to the Jets' hierarchy as "idiots." "I ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  10. Braylon defends Sanchez, blames 'idiots'

    Rich Cimini

    Mark Sanchez, who could be on the verge of losing his starting job, received loud support from former teammate Braylon Edwards, who blasted the Jets' hierarchy. "Don't blame Sanchez," the Seahawks' wide receiver Tweeted early Tuesday. "I played th...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  11. Pettine: Defense supports Tebow

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Before leaving the room at the end of his weekly news conference, Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine remained at the podium and, unprompted, weighed in on the Tim Tebow controversy. "As a defense, we fully support Tim," ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  12. New York Jets' Rex Ryan backs Mark Sanchez as starting QB over Ti...

    Rich Cimini

    The struggling Mark Sanchez has the support of Rex Ryan, who was bombarded with questions Monday as the inevitable quarterback controversy involving Tim Tebow erupted.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  13. Jets' final QB stats: Not pretty

    Rich Cimini

    The Jets spent a lot of time talking up Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow in training camp, but their final statistics from Cortland don't support the superlatives. We're talking about a combined 51-percent completion rate, unofficially. ESPNNewYork.c...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  14. SportsNation poll: Sanchez leads Tebow

    Rich Cimini

    Mark Sanchez shouldn't be worried about Tim Tebow, according to an ESPN SportsNation poll. SportsNation is asking fans, "Who should start at quarterback for the Jets?" And the nation is throwing significant support to the Jets' incumbent -- 62 per...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  15. O-line supports Callahan

    Rich Cimini

    One of the Jets' key free agents is a coach -- OL coach Bill Callahan, whose contract is expiring. He could be a candidate for the offensive-coordinator position if, as expected, Brian Schottenheimer is replaced. RG Brandon Moore and LG Matt Slaus...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  16. Pettine-Penn State rumor

    Rich Cimini

    The Penn State rumor mill is churning with potential head-coaching candidates, and Mike Pettine's name is being mentioned. The website is reporting that Pettine has "a lot of support" for the anticipated vacancy. The one-line "re...

    Blog | December 09, 2011