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Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links July 29, 2013

Today’s Jets Twit Directory Links July 29, 2013
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  • 7/29 Rex: "Excited To Get Dee In The Mix"
    Head Coach Rex Ryan addresses the media after training camp practice on 7/29/13 at SUNY Cortland.
  • No Huddle – New York Jets Patient Approach Edition
    TJ Rosenthal goes No Huddle on the New York Jets early trends in training camp
  • Details on Milliner contract
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — GM John Idzik told people close to him he wasn’t going to bend on the issue of offset language in Dee Milliner’s contract — or any rookie contract, for that matter. And he didn’t. Milliner’s four-year, $12.66 million contract, fully guaranteed, includes the offset.

    Basically, the offset prevents Milliner from “double dipping.” If he gets cut by the Jets during the contract, which is unlikely, the salary he receives from his new team is subtracted from the salary he was due to make — and that difference is the Jets’ responsibility.

  • Collaborative Decision Making; Is it making a “Mountain out of a Mole Hill?”
    Rex Ryan, in defending his role on decisions when it concerns the depth chart, told the media on Sunday that they were “making a mountain out of a mole hill”.

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

  • New York Jets Training Camp Battles: Halfback Edition
    Connor Rogers on the New York Jets training camp battle at running back
  • Cromartie Tweets happiness that Milliner is ready for Rex’s DEE-fense
    CB Antonio Cromartie is one happy guy this morning. So is Jets Nation.

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

  • Coach Rex Ryan on progress of Training Camp
    NFLN: New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan talks with the “NFL AM” crew on signing rookie Dee Milliner and the progress of the team in training camp.
  • The snap: Training camp, Day 5
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — It’s Dee Day.

    The training-camp spotlight will be focused Monday on rookie CB Dee Milliner, who agreed to a four-year contract Sunday night. The Jets have big plans for their top pick, chosen ninth overall, but it’ll fascinating to gauge his physical condition. Remember, Milliner never — repeat, never — has participated in a practice for the Jets. He sat out the offseason program, recovering from March shoulder surgery.

    “I think we’ll be able to get him up to speed quickly,” defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman said Saturday, before a deal was imminent.

  • Dee Millinier Contract Breakdown And Offset Issue Explained
    The New York Jets and general manager John Idzik have finally gotten their entire draft class under contract as they inked ninth overall pick cornerback Dee Milliner to an approximately four-year $12.6million fully guaranteed deal with a team option for a fifth. Here is the approximate salary breakdown: Year Salary Signing Bonus Total Yearly Cap [...]
  • Jets wrap up deal with Milliner
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — The Jets agreed to terms Sunday night with top pick Dee Milliner, who will sign a four-year, $12.66 million contract. The former Alabama cornerback, who missed three practices, will report Monday to training camp, according to the team.

    The big question is, will Milliner be cleared for immediate participation and, if so, to what extent? He underwent shoulder surgery in March to repair a torn labrum and he missed the entire offseason program.

  • Jets Sign Dee Milliner
    The New York Jets have agreed to a contract with 1st round draft pick Dee Milliner.  According to the Jets via Twitter he is expected to be in camp on Monday, The Jets have agreed to terms on a contract with 1st-round draft choice Dee Milliner. Dee is expected to report to SUNY Cortland Monday. [...]
  • Gates runs the right route
    CORTLAND, N.Y. – After the first day of training camp, Rex Ryan declared wide receiver Clyde Gates the MVP of the Jets offense. Caught after practice, Gates smiled slowly and said a lot of people played well.

    Yes, but MVP?

    “It’s just one day,” Gates said.

    Now starting his second season with the Jets, the publicly soft-spoken, privately funny Gates has filled a void as several of the team’s free-agent receivers and running backs sit during team drills at training camp.

  • Sport Science: Dee Milliner
    ESPN Sport Science examines the quickness and running vertical of CB Dee Milliner. Credit: ESPN
  • What we learned on Day 4
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — Observations from the press box:

    1. Clock is ticking: QB Geno Smith made a good point Sunday. Working with the starters for the first time, he mentioned how beneficial it was to face the No. 1 defense. It’s a tremendous learning experience for a rookie, facing a defense to changes fronts and disguises coverages. The downside: There won’t be too many more opportunities. If the Jets name the starter after the second preseason game, the ideal timetable, it leaves only 12 practices (counting the Green & White scrimmage).

  • Jets Training Camp Day 3 Highlights and Recap
    After Storms Forced a Wait, the Linemen Finally Got to Hitting in the PM & Geno Smith Took 1st Team Reps.
  • Rex Report: Bring the rain
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — The skies opened in Cortland and, before a lightning warning cleared the field, the scene was reminiscent of a 2010 goal-line stand in a downpour that was chronicled in HBO’s “Hard Knocks.”

    “If you don’t have lightening, we’d have gone right at it,” New York Jets coach Rex Ryan said Sunday. “But that was about as good as it gets because you’re doing goal line, a goal-line scrimmage, and that was fantastic.”

    That was the day in 2010 when former quarterback Joe Namath noticed that Mark Sanchez bobbled the wet ball in the rain a few times.

  • Clyde Gates Camp Update
    Clyde Gates started camp off by making the most of his early opportunities.  Rex Ryan said that Clyde Gates was the MVP of camp.  Strong words for a young receiver fighting to make the roster under a new offensive coordinator.  Gates had a history in Miami with Tony Sparano.  But his safety net (Sparano) is [...]
  • Practice report: Geno shows big arm
    CORTLAND, N.Y. — Finally, it looked and sounded like training camp, as the Jets practiced for the first time in pads. Observations:

    GENO’S TURN: As per the quarterback rotation, rookie Geno Smith led the first-team offense in an abbreviated afternoon practice. For now, the plan is to have Smith and Mark Sanchez alternate every third practice. So far, they’ve responded well to the competition. Three days, no lousy practices. In fact, they’ve yet to throw an interception in team drills.

  • Jets Camp Notes – 07/28
    The Jets took the field today in full pads for the first time and it was later than originally scheduled.  The 10am session was postponed and later rescheduled due to lightning nearby.  So they resumed practice at 3:30pm and here is a brief recap of the action. Quarterback It is so hard to get a [...]
  • New York Jets – Early Positive Buzz Out Of Cortland?
    The New York Jets first weekend of practice has produced positive buzz from expected…and unexpected sources
  • Mornhinweg: Geno to Get 1st Team Reps Next 2 Days
    7/28/13 – Jets Offensive Coordinator Marty Mornhinweg says Geno Smith will get 1st team reps the next two days.

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