Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links May 7, 2013
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- JTL Special: Wilkerson & Coples
Two of the Jets Defensive Cornerstones Chat with Eric Allen at MetLife Stadium
- New York Jets – A Closer Look At The Idzik Plan
Mike Donnelly with a closer look at the plan John Idzik has started executing to rebuild the New York Jets
- The NY Jets are Hiring
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- Draft close-up: FB Tommy Bohanon
QB Geno Smith wasn’t the only player drafted by the Jets, you know. They made six other selections, including two in the first round. In advance of this weekend’s rookie minicamp, we’ll post a mini-profile on each player, including highlights from his post-draft comments. Here you go:
Player: Tommy Bohanon, seventh round
School: Wake Forest
Projected impact: The Jets are hoping this “T-Bo” contributes more than the last “Tebow.
- NFLN: AFC East draft grades by Willie McGinest
Former Patriots LB Willis McGinest gives his draft grades for the AFC East. Find out which teams passed and which teams failed
- Report: Geno Smith responds
New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith, painted as a diva in various post-draft media reports, responded Monday to the criticism, denying he texted friends during pre-draft visits and insisting he never told ESPN he was planning to skip the second day of the draft.
“I don’t worry about what people say — my skin is pretty thick,” the much-maligned Smith said in an interview with USA Today. “I’ve never been in trouble.”
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- Jets News From The Forums
For those that missed it, here are some dates to remember for the Jets off-season schedule. As we wait for mini camp in June, here is some Jets news from our forums: John Idzik is shaking up the front office. Are the Jets no longer a circus? Mark Sanchez expects to be the starting QB. [...]
- New JetNation Banner
Thanks for the patience everyone, we finally got around to removing the ex-Jets from our banner. We have a few things planned going-forward but for right now we are going with a retro look. When we thought of great ex-Jets, we figured Joe Klecko, Don Maynard, Joe Namath and Curtis Martin was a good place [...]
- Tanner Purdum Football Camp
New York Jets long snapper Tanner Purdum will be holding a football camp for kids this July at Drew University. Clinic Information Location: Drew University, Turf Field Dates: July 12th – July14th Time: 8:30am–3:30pm, Friday–Sunday The RSR Sports Football Clinic 2013 is open to all football players entering grades 1–9. Tanner Purdum is the long [...]
- The Tannenbaum Five down to two
Another member of Mike Tannenbaum’s inner circle is leaving the organization. On Monday, the Chargers announced the hiring of JoJo Wooden as their director of player personnel. It means three-fifths of the Tannenbaum Five is gone.
A quick review of changes to the Jets’ football hierarchy over the past 12 months:
Tannenbaum, general manager: Fired after the season, replaced by John Idzik.
Scott Cohen, assistant GM: Remains with the team.
Joey Clinkscales, vice president, college scouting: Left last May to become the Raiders’ director of player personnel, replaced by scout Jeff Bauer.
- Anthony Lynn Google Hangout
Jets Assistant Head Coach: “Mornhinweg Likes Versatility in his Running Backs”