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Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links August 8, 2012

Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links August 8, 2012
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  • Rex Report: Matt wins, Vlad loses
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — So much for that intense left-guard competition. Rex Ryan didn’t even need to see a game before deciding that Matt Slauson — not Vladimir Ducasse — is the Jets’ best bet.

    The Jets talked up Ducasse’s chances of winning the starting job, but he has lost out to Slauson for the second time in three years. For the third straight year, Ducasse — a former second-round pick from UMass — will start the season on the bench.

    Ryan tossed a carrot to Ducasse, telling reporters that he will have a role off the bench.

  • Carr doesn’t envy Jets’ QB situation
    ALBANY, N.Y. — David Carr has marveled at the incredible hype and attention surrounding Jets quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow.

    “I don’t envy their situation at all,” Carr said.

    Like Tebow, Carr is a backup with first-round pedigree. The former 2002 top overall pick, though, is firmly entrenched as Eli Manning’s backup. The dynamic between Sanchez and Tebow could be a full-blown quarterback controversy in a matter of weeks.

    “I don’t think it will be easy,” Carr said when asked how it might impact Sanchez.

  • Holmes ruled out for preseason opener
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — The Jets will be without their No. 1 wide receiver when they open the preseason Friday night in Cincinnati.

    Santonio Holmes, battling a rib-cartilage injury, was ruled out Wednesday by Rex Ryan. Slot receiver Jeremy Kerley (hamstring) also won’t play, leaving a patchwork receiving corps. Rookie Stephen Hill, Patrick Turner and Chaz Schilens, who have a combined total of 82 career receptions, will be the top three wideouts in the game.

  • Hard Knocks Episode 1 Review – Selling The Miami Dolphins
    Mike Donnelly reviews the first episode of Hard Knocks and he is selling most of what he sees of the Miami Dolphins
  • Practice report: Tebow beats Rex — again

    CORTLAND, N.Y. — After two days of fighting, the Jets managed to restrain themselves Wednesday and made it through the entire practice without any skirmishes.

    It got slightly tense when QB Mark Sanchez yelled at OLB Aaron Maybin for hitting QB Matt Simms as he delivered a pass, violating the no-contact rule for quarterbacks. Nothing came of it, although Maybin was flagged later in the practice for unnecessary roughness on WR Eron Riley. Maybin is having a productive camp, but he’s so relentless that he sometimes crosses the line and gets too physical.

  • New York Jets: Stop Apologizing and Justifying
    TJ Rosenthal on the New York Jets not concerning themselves with outside perception of their team
  • Jets Talk Live – Bob Wischusen
    Shoes Checks in at Cortland
  • 8/8 Coach Ryan News Conference
    Coach Rex Ryan discusses Wednesday’s training camp practice
  • Team Building: What Movie did the New York Jets See?
    Jets needed to get away, so Rex Ryan cancelled meetings, took team to previously scheduled night at local movie theater.

    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 14
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — Round 3, anyone?

    After two straight days of practice skirmishes, the Jets return to the field for their final practice before Friday night’s preseason opener in Cincinnati. This time, the practice is open to the public.

    The spotlight, of course, will be on the players’ behavior. I’d be surprised if there are any altercations. C Nick Mangold practices for the first time since last Friday; he returned Tuesday from London, where he watched his sister in the Olympics.

  • First official depth chart
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — In advance of Friday night’s preseason opener, the Jets released their first depth chart. Here’s a two-deep (three-deep in some cases):

    OFFENSE

    WR — Stephen Hill, Chaz Schilens, Patrick Turner
    LT — D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Dennis Landolt, Austin Howard
    LG — Matt Slauson, Vladimir Ducasse
    C — Nick Mangold, Caleb Schlauderaff
    RG — Brandon Moore, Robert Griffin
    RT — Wayne Hunter, Stephon Heyer
    TE — Dustin Keller, Jeff Cumberland, Josh Baker
    WR — Santonio Holmes, Jeremy Kerley, Dexter Jackson
    QB — Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow, Greg McElroy
    FB — John Conner
    RB — Shonn Greene, Joe McKnight, Bilal Powell

    DEFENSE

    DE — Muhammad Wilkerson, Quinton Coples
    NT — Sione Pouha, Kenrick Ellis
    DT — Mike DeVito, Marcus Dixon
    OLB — Bryan Thomas, Garrett McIntyre
    ILB — Bart Scott, Josh Mauga
    ILB — David Harris, Nick Bellore, Demario Davis
    OLB — Calvin Pace, Aaron Maybin, Ricky Sapp
    CB — Darrelle Revis, Kyle Wilson
    CB — Antonio Cromartie, Ellis Lankster
    S — LaRon Landry/Eric Smith, Josh Bush
    S — Yeremiah Bell/Eric Smith, Antonio Allen

    SPECIAL TEAMS

    PK — Nick Folk, Josh Brown
    P — T.

  • Jets 1st Depth Chart Of 2012 Is Unveiled
    Today the Jets have unveiled their first depth chart of the season a few days before their game with the Cincinnati Bengals. Nothing surprising other than the 3rd safety position being added to the chart. Nick Folk is winning the kicking competition so far. Offense POS First Second Third Other WR Stephen Hill Chaz Schilens [...]
  • Jets Sign WRs Arukewe And Collins
    After waiving 3 receivers in the past two days, the Jets have signed two receivers Steve Arukewe and Joe Collins. Steve Arukewe is an undrafted rookie from Troy who was signed with the Arizona Cardinals until he was waived on August 1st. Joe Collins is a 2nd year undrafted player from Weber State who spent [...]

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