Team Notebook: New York Jets
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Jets | Eric Decker, Brandon Marshall back
New York Jets WRs Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall were back at practice for organized team activities Tuesday, May 31, after sitting out the opening week in a show of solidarity for the unsigned QB Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Jets | Coach says Jace Amaro competing for job
New York Jets TE Jace Amaro will have to compete for a roster spot during training camp, according to head coach Todd Bowles. Bowles said he has not seen Amaro play since he missed the entire 2015 season.
Jets | Calvin Pryor thinks he can play better
New York Jets SS Calvin Pryor said he does not believe he has reached his full potential yet and expects to improve in 2016. He said he hopes to make the Pro Bowl this season. "I believe in my ability to do great things, as well as make the Pro Bowl and being an All-Pro. That's some of the things I have on my list, but at the same time, I have to put in the work for it. And once the season rolls around, I've got to play like it," Pryor said.
Jets | More on Jets' offer to Ryan Fitzpatrick
Updating a previous report, Free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) has received a three-year offer from the New York Jets worth $24 million, according to sources. Fitzpatrick would receive $12 million in the first year of the deal and $6 million in the other two seasons.
Jets | New York comfortable with quarterbacks
New York Jets QB Geno Smith is currently slated to start at quarterback with free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) still not re-signed. Offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, however, said the Jets are comfortable with whoever wins the starting job.
Jets | Dee Milliner impressing
New York Jets CB Dee Milliner has stood out so far at organized team activities as he enters a contract year. Milliner worked with the first-team nickel package with CB Darrelle Revis (wrist) out. Defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers said Milliner has looked hungry, and that hunger has shown with a couple of great plays.
Jets | Matt Forte could play in slot
New York Jets RB Matt Forte could line up as a wide receiver in 2016. Offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said the Jets need to adjust their system to make fit Forte, including lining him up wide or in the slot at times.
Jets | Devin Smith doubtful to start season
New York Jets WR Devin Smith (knee) is considered doubtful to start the regular season and will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list. Smith continues to recover from his torn anterior cruciate ligament and subsequent surgery.
Jets | Jace Amaro expects more work
New York Jets TE Jace Amaro said he expects to be more involved in the passing game in 2016. Amaro said he believes he can be a traditional tight end, while head coach Todd Bowles said the Jets see him as an H-back.
Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick has offer from Jets
Jets | Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker absent
New York Jets WRs Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker are both not in attendance for organized team activities this week. Head coach Todd Bowles downplayed their absence, but Decker stayed away because he's upset that the Jets have yet to re-sign QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. The reason for Marshall's absence is unclear.
Jets | Geno Smith receiving first-team reps
New York Jets QB Geno Smith is receiving first-team repetitions ahead of QBs Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg during organized team activities. However, the coaching staff hasn't defined the specific positions on the depth chart for the quarterbacks.
Jets | Eric Decker unhappy with Jets
Jets | No talks between Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets
Jets | Sheldon Richardson drops weight
Jets | Coach hopeful Ryan Fitzpatrick is re-signed
Jets | Darrelle Revis could be back for camp
Jets | Sign Romar Morris
Jets | Jerome Cunningham cut
Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick wants to return
Updating a previous report, free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) wants to re-sign with the New York Jets. "I would like to be back," Fitzpatrick said. He's been in a three-month contract stalemate with the Jets.
Jets | Unsigned Darron Lee to practice
New York Jets LB Darron Lee has yet to sign his rookie contract, but he is expected to take part in practices. The first-round pick is slotted to sign a four-year deal for $10.2 million, including a $5.6 million signing bonus. All first-round picks have fifth-year options in their deals.
Jets | NY has high hopes for Hackenberg
New York Jets director of player personnel Brian Heimerdinger said the Jets have high hopes for QB Christian Hackenberg, their second-round draft pick. Heimerdinger also said the addition of Hackenberg doesn't reflect poorly on QB Bryce Petty.
Jets | Darrelle Revis fires agents
Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick deadline soon?
The deadline for free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) could be sooner than expected. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport posits that the first legitimate deadline is when the New York Jets' organized team activities start Tuesday, May 24.
Jets | Teammate expects Ryan Fitzpatrick back
Free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) is not close to a contract agreement with the New York Jets, but Jets WR Eric Decker said he expects Fitzpatrick to be the starting quarterback in the first regular season game.
Jets | Eric Decker talks Ryan Fitzpatrick
New York Jets WR Eric Decker said the Jets need to be prepared to play without free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets). Decker does want New York to re-sign the veteran quarterback, but he's focused on the football team as a whole. "All I can say is we have to move on without him right now because they are stuck where they are with the business decision," Decker said. "But, again, we have a job to do and that's to be the best football team, field the best football team, of who we have in the locker room right now."
Jets | Bryce Petty thinks he's improved
New York Jets QB Bryce Petty said he's more advanced at the position than he was last year when he was drafted in the fourth round. Petty understands and recognizes defensive tendencies. "For me, where I was when they drafted me last year to where I am now, it's night-and-day difference," Petty said. "For me, it's a process. Just watching film, I'm seeing things." After drafting QB Christian Hackenberg in the second round this year, the Jets could keep four QBs on roster.
Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson not close to deal
Jets | OC likes Christian Hackenberg
New York Jets QB Christian Hackenberg has a great deal of potential and has good arm strength and intelligence, according to offensive coordinator Chan Gailey. Gailey said he is not worried that Hackenberg struggled in his last two college seasons.
Jets | Matt Forte not ready to slow down
Jets | Jordan Jenkins inks rookie deal
Jets | Christian Hackenberg financials
Jets | Christian Hackenberg inks rookie deal
Jets | Won't sign Terron Beckham
Jets | No urgency with Ryan Fitzpatrick
Free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's (Jets) status remains in limbo with the New York Jets. Owner Woody Johnson said there's no urgency to re-sign Fitzpatrick at this point with training camp still two months away.
Jets | Darron Lee to play in the nickel
New York Jets LB Darron Lee will play immediately as the nickel linebacker, bringing much-needed speed to the team's sub packages. Head coach Todd Bowles will work to find creative ways to integrate Lee, a blitz-and-cover linebacker, into the scheme.
Jets | Make two roster moves
Jets | Adrien Robinson waived
Jets | Door still open for Antonio Cromartie
Jets | Coach happy with Christian Hackenberg
New York Jets QB Christian Hackenberg showed a strong arm during practice Friday, May 6, and head coach Todd Bowles was happy with how he performed during drills. Hackenberg went 5-for-9 with one sack during 11-on-11 drills but did throw a nice 50-yard completion during the drills. Bowles believes Hackenberg will be able to improve as a quarterback over time.
Jets | Devin Smith may not be ready
Jets | Terron Beckham to try out
Undrafted free-agent RB Terron Beckham will try out for the New York Jets as a running back this weekend. Beckham ran the 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds and posted a 44 ½-inch vertical at a pro-day workout in front of the Jets, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts. Beckham is the cousin of Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.
Jets | Joe Anderson waived
Jets | Invite Liam Nadler to minicamp
Jets | Wanted Laremy Tunsil
Miami Dolphins OT Laremy Tunsil was being pursued by the New York Jets before the Dolphins selected him in the NFL draft. Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan said New York tried to move up to take Tunsil.
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