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Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links August 7, 2012

Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links August 7, 2012
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  • Three things we learned on Day 13
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — Another day, another round of fights at the Jets. My takeaways:

    1. No more Mr. Nice Guy. We saw a different side of Rex Ryan, who lashed into his team — twice — after practice skirmishes. It was as angry as I’d ever seen him. Clearly, he’s trying to run a tighter ship this season, judging by some of his actions in training camp. Let’s see how the team responds. If it continues to display a thug mentality in practice, it’ll be a telling commentary on his ability to control the team.

  • Holmes: ‘I felt a pop’
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — Santonio Holmes fractured a rib in 2008, back in his Steelers days, and he thought he did it again Saturday night in the Jets’ intrasquad scrimmage.

    “One of the guys fell on top of me in the scrimmage,” Holmes said Tuesday, commenting for the first time since the injury. “That was the first thing I mentioned to the trainers, I think something broke. I felt a pop.”

    The X-ray was negative, according to the team, but Holmes did sustain some cartilage damage, which can be just as painful as an actual fracture.

  • Turn On The Jets Stock Watch: Pre-Season Opener Edition
    Mike Donnelly’s stock watch is buying and selling for the New York Jets pre-season opener this Friday
  • TUESDAY’s RECAP: Woody’s Wise Words
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — It would be difficult for the Jets to top the headlines that were made in yesterday’s practice — a team-wide brouhaha that spilled over the sidelines and into your timelines — but an appearance from team owner Woody Johnson will have to do.
    Johnson, arriving to Cortland for the first time since camp [...]
  • Jets Waive WR Chris Forcier
    For the 2nd time in 2 days the Jets have waived a WR this time it’s WR Chris Forcier from Furman who was signed by the Jets on August 2nd after being waived from the Jaguars earlier this offseason.
  • Jets Talk Live – Aaron Maybin
    Mayhem’s Role is Evolving
  • Jets Talk Live – Yeremiah Bell
    Safety Took a Long Road to the NFL
  • Scotty McKnight Tweets About Knee after being Released by Jets
    Scotty McKnight, who was released by the Jets (again) last night, tweeted about his injury and status.

    For more stories on the New York Jets and Social Media, visit Jets Twit! J-E-T-S TWIT TWIT TWIT!!

  • New York Jets: An Examination Of Aaron Maybin’s “Ego”
    Chris Gross on why the recent criticism of Aaron Maybin has been unwarranted
  • Rex report: Tired of the same old questions
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — Naturally, Rex Ryan’s daily news conference was dominated by questions about Tuesday’s practice scuffles and his heated reaction on the field.

    When reporters tried to connect the fights to last season’s turmoil, Ryan bristled slightly. He wants to move forward, yet the 2011 debacle keeps coming up.

    “I’m, quite honestly, sick and tired of talking about last year, because I think it’s a joke I have to answer questions about that every single time,” he said.

  • Camp Confidential: New York Jets
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — Bart Scott just wouldn’t stop talking.

    The charismatic linebacker’s mouth was running 100 miles per hour during New York Jets practice this past weekend. Scott got on the Jets’ quarterbacks, Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez. Scott got on Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano. Scott got under the skin of the offensive linemen.

    No one was immune in training camp — and Jets coach Rex Ryan likes it that way.

    “The funny thing is when you talk like that, it puts pressure on you to play well,” Ryan said.

  • Owner surprised by Tebow coverage
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — Woody Johnson should be thankful his football team decided to fight amongst each other for the second straight day, stealing the day’s headline. Otherwise, he’d be in the spotlight for his curious comments about the media coverage of Tim Tebow.

    AP Photo/David Drapkin
    Woody Johnson

    The Jets’ owner, who arrived in Cortland Monday night, chatted with reporters during the Tuesday morning practice and offered his take on Tebow-Mania.

  • Stephen Hill On The Camp Scuffle
    New York Jets WR was asked about the fights in practice and Rex Ryan’s reaction to them.  Here is the brief Q&A session: On practice being lively… Definitely lively. Everyday is lively. We are just coming out here and making practice physical. The tussle was uncalled for but we came together and Rex Ryan got [...]
  • Practice report: Revis battles "tightness"
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — A second straight day of fighting was the big story, but let’s take a look at what else happened in practice.

    CB Darrelle Revis was in and out of practice with “stiffness,” according to Rex Ryan, who didn’t provide any specifics. Later, a team spokesman said it was lower-back stiffness, not the hamstring that bothered him early in camp.

    Unofficial stats from practice
    Team drills (11-on-11)

    Passing drills (7-on-7)
    Revis left the field at the start of practice, returned a short time later with the trainer and was stretched out on the sideline by a member of the training staff.

  • New York Jets: Offensive Depth Still Area Of Concern
    The New York Jets still have depth issues on the offensive side of the football
  • 8/7 Coach Ryan News Conference
    Coach Rex Ryan discusses Tuesday’s training camp practice
  • Ryan rips into team

    CORTLAND, N.Y. — There they go again.

    One day after their headline-making brawl, the Jets engaged in a brief scuffle Tuesday, and this time coach Rex Ryan stopped practice and tore into his team.

    Read more here

  • 8 Steps To Achieve The Perfect Fantasy Football League, Part 2
    Mike Donnelly finishes out his 8 easy steps to having a perfect fantasy football league
  • NY Jets Fight; NY Jets Run
    Rex Ryan wasted no time sending a strong message to the team after yesterdays scuffle during practice.  There were a few more scuffles today and Rex Ryan made the team run penalty laps. Jets just finished 11 sideline to sideline penalty laps for fighting. Now Rex has gathered them in a circle. #nyj — Manish [...]
  • Woody Johnson attends first Jets Practice, Speaks about Issues
    While the media was talking to Woody Johsnon, there was another scuffle in practice. Rex RIPPED into them.

    For more stories on the New York Jets and Social Media, visit Jets Twit! J-E-T-S TWIT TWIT TWIT!!

  • Jets are at it again with another fight at Practice
    Off the heals of a Jets Brawl in yesterday’s practice, it seems like the Jets players didn’t get the message and were at it again. This time Rex made them pay. How? Running.

    For more stories on the New York Jets and Social Media, visit Jets Twit! J-E-T-S TWIT TWIT TWIT!!

  • Morning wake-up call: Day 13
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — The Jets return to their regular practice schedule, which means an early start — 8 a.m. Tuesday’s practice is closed to the public. The media are allowed to watch, so if there’s another melee (Rex Ryan doesn’t think Monday’s altercation should be termed a melee), you’ll still be able to read all about it on

    This will be the second-to-last practice before the preseason opener, Friday night in Cincinnati.

    Players in the spotlight will be C Nick Mangold (on his way back from the London Olympics), WR Santonio Holmes (rib injury), RB (Smokin’) Joe McKnight and rookie DB D’Anton Lynn, McKnight’s sparring partner.

  • Jets Waive WRs McKnight and Ganaway
    On Monday night, the Jets announced the release of wide receivers Scotty McKnight and DaMarcus Ganaway. The announcement was made by GM Mike Tannenbaum. McKnight was a seventh round pick for the team in the 2011 draft. He started the ’11 season on the practice squad and suffered an ACL injury in November. He finished [...]
  • Curtis Martin Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony
    Former New York Jets running back Curtis Martin is officially in the NFL Hall of Fame.  The 4th leading rusher of all time, who retired with 14,101 yards, gave an induction speech that won’t soon be forgotten.  Curtis said that he didn’t have notes and he was going to bare his soul.  That is exactly [...]
  • Some Reasons for Hope in Jets Land: A Look at the First 8 Games of the Season
    By: Eric Gonzalez The 2012 NFL strength of schedule has the New York Jets looking good, on paper that is. Although the strength of schedule can have some merit, it really means a whole lot of nothing, because the strength of schedules percentage is based on the previous years records. By merit, it gives credit [...]
  • Jets Waive Scotty McKnight And DaMarcus Ganaway
    Several sources are reporting that the NY Jets have waived two players, both wide receivers, Scotty McKnight and DaMarcus Ganaway. Jets have waived WR Scotty McKnight and WR DeMarcus Ganaway. #nyj — Jenny Vrentas (@JennyVrentas) August 7, 2012 Ganaway was battling hamstring injury. McKnight told me few days ago his surgically repaired knee was little [...]
  • Three things we learned on Day 12
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — Take-aways from Monday’s practice:

    1. It’s time to play another team. The Jets have reached the point in training camp where they’re tired of hitting each other. That gets tedious, which leads to frustration, which leads to what happened Monday: A Joe McKnight/D’Anton Lynn scuffle that quickly escalated into a melee about 25 feet from the sideline, near the fans. As far as training-camp fights go, this wasn’t anything close to a 10 on the nasty scale, but it was embarrassing for a team looking to shed its image as a dysfunctional outfit.

  • NY Jets Training Camp Report 08/06
    The story from training camp today was that a multiple player scuffle broke out after running back Joe McKnight threw a football at D’Anton Lynn.  What Joe McKnight may not been aware of was that D’Anton Lynn is the son of NY Jets running back coach Anthony Lynn.  Reports say that up to 20 players [...]
  • New York Jets Headline Watch – The Brawl Of The Century
    Turn On The Jets looks at the over analysis of the New York Jets training camp fight today
  • Hill can be the Game Changer for the Jets!
    Stephen Hill, a 6′ 4″ wide receiver who runs a 4.3 sec 40 yard dash at 215 lbs, can be the game changer the Jets need. And, with all the reports of his speed and catches over the best Corner in football, I can’t help but get a bit excited. I can see Sparano lulling defenses to sleep with run plays and then, bam, the long TD pass to Hill.

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