Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links August 3, 2012
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- Rex Report: Let Bart be Bart
CORTLAND, N.Y. — With the defense dominating for the first part of practice, Jets linebacker Bart Scott can be loud. On Friday, he was picking on players and volunteering to suit up for offensive coordinator Tony Sparano if he needs someone who can play.
So has Jets coach Rex Ryan ever asked Scott to tone down the comments?
Scott”No way,” Ryan said. “That’s part of that energy on the field. … When you talk like that, it puts pressure on you to play well.
- Injury Report: Holmes still sore
CORTLAND, N.Y. — The injuries have been piling up. Today a few players missed or were held out of part of practice:
• LB Marcus Dowtin: Hamstring
• LB Brett Roy: Concussion
• WR Scotty McKnight: Hamstring
• WR Chaz Schilens: Groin
• WR Jeremy Kerley: Hamstring
• WR Santonio Holmes: Soft-tissue, soreness
• OL Wayne Hunter: Back issue
• S LaRon Landry: Foot/heel
• CB John Griffin: Hamstring
• LB Bryan Thomas: Groin
The Jets also had a few newly signed players.
- Turn On The Jets 12 Pack: New York Jets Mailbag
The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack answers fan’s questions about the New York Jets
- Keyshawn: ‘Curtis the Best RB I’ve Played with’
Former Jets Wideout Recalls Bill Parcells’ Surprise
- “The Blue and Green Review” Debut
Every Tuesday night at 7 PM during the football season, I will be hosting a Spreecast show called “The Blue and Green Review” with my friend Joe Tufaro. The show will cover BOTH of the New York football teams. Joe writes for GmenHQ, the Giants blog on Fansided, and also regularly contributes to Aerys Offsides. [...]
- Slauson: Vlad deserves a shot
CORTLAND, N.Y. — Matt Slauson wasn’t happy at first when he was told on the first day of camp he’d be competing with Vlad Ducasse for his spot at left guard. But soon, the two-year starter took the attitude of a veteran.
“When it first happened I was a little taken aback,” Slauson said. “But after a second I was like, ‘OK, that’s kind of how it goes.’ Vlad has been there all spring. He deserves a shot.”
SlausonThe Jets’ offensive line has been a work in progress.
- Practice report: Holmes sits, D dominates
CORTLAND, N.Y. — WR Santonio Holmes, experiencing what he described as general soreness, missed practice for the second straight day. He was limited to individual and positional drills, but he took a seat for team drills.
Observations from the Jets’ seventh practice, which was closed to the public:
COUNTING CRO: The defense dominated the day, but the offense got the last laugh. On the final play of the final period — a two-minute drill in the red zone — WR Patrick Turner caught a five-yard TD pass on CB Antonio Cromartie.
- 8/3 Coach Ryan News Conference
Coach Rex Ryan discusses Friday’s training camp practice
- Coles Feels like he’s Going to the HOF with Martin
LC Proud to Block for the NFL’s 4th All-Time Leading Rusher
- Morning wake-up call: Day 9
CORTLAND, N.Y. — Friday’s practice is closed to the public. Fans won’t see the Jets again until Saturday night for the annual Green and White scrimmage.
Players in the spotlight Friday will be QB Tim Tebow (coming off his best practice), WR Santonio Holmes (status iffy because of leg soreness) and RB Bilal Powell (pushing for a bigger role). It’ll also be interesting to get the team’s reaction to President Obama questioning the Tebow-Mark Sanchez QB dynamic.
- Santonio Holmes Injury Update 8/2
Santonio Holmes spoke to the media on Thursday at SUNY Cortland. On if he has any indication regarding when he will return to practice… As soon as the trainer says I can get on the football field, that’s when I’m going to get on the field. On nature of his injury… Just tightness and soreness, [...]
- Soft Tissue For Your Issue? Why WR Panic Should Be Put On Pause
“Hey. You holding?” said the team GM to another team GM. That’s what many Jets fans are envisioning and hoping for with news that of the 12 (yes, that is a dozen) wide receivers on the current Jets Training Camp roster, four were healthy as of practice yesterday and only five took to the field [...]