Ok Ok, I know, it’s his rookie year and Dee Milliner is only eight games into his first campaign. He was chosen 9th overall in this year’s draft and although it’s unfair to say it, he was replacing Darrell Revis, the best corner back in football who jumped ship to the Bucs. Ok, he’s not replacing Revis, but many fans thing so (Sheldon Richardson was chosen with the pick for Revis).
So who broke Dee? Why can’t this guy make a play, I mean any play. He has been so undeniably below average. At least the guy admits when he messes up. Said this past game vs. the Cincinnatti Bengals:
“It was just a terrible game,” Milliner said. “I’m there in position to make plays. I just didn’t make them. Most of the plays that happened out there was on me.”
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Milliner has been injured and has managed to make it through a full game only three times thus far.
Dee was benched in the second quarter of the Bengals Game.
Teammate and fellow CB Cromartie says that Dee needs to get back to the basics. He needs to JUST play football.
HC Ryan said that he’s not tipping his hat if Dee will be playing in the future, only to say that they”ll “play who we feel is the best guy for us”.
Ellis Lankster has tweeted that he is very grateful to be back with the New York Jets and specifically playing for Rex Ryan. Ryan is known as a players coach, and to hear a player say (or tweet) this sediment is really no surprise.
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It must have been New York Jets day and New York Yankees spring training on Monday. Joe Namath tweeted a picture of him greeting Derek Jeter, and Rex Ryan was seen in the crowd at the game and interviewed during the broadcast.
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