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#1 flgreen

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:02 AM


W2W4: First open OTA practice

May, 21, 2013
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By  Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com
 


Mark Sanchez and Geno SmithUSA TODAY SportsThe OTAs are preliminary heats in the QB competition between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith.


The Jets will conduct the second of 10 OTA practices Wednesday morning. This one is significant because the media will be allowed to watch. Some storylines we'll be following:

 

Mark vs. Geno: These OTA practices -- and next month's minicamp, for that matter -- are the preliminary heats in the quarterback competition. The serious stuff starts in training camp and, of course, the preseason games. But we here in New York love a good quarterback controversy, so you can bet we'll be following closely as Mark Sanchez and rookie Geno Smith begin what should be a three-month battle for the No. 1 job. Based on his experience, Sanchez should take the early lead over Smith. Granted, it's a new system for both players, but Sanchez has practiced for four years against a Rex Ryan-coached defense -- a big edge. The key for Smith is to avoid mental errors and show daily improvement.

 

The new Q: This will be our first look at Quinton Coples as an outside linebacker. It's hard to get a feel for linebackers in non-contact practices, but it'll be interesting to see how the 280-pound Coples handles the responsibilities of the position -- moving in space, dropping into coverage, etc. The Jets are convinced he can make the transition, but this is a tall order. We're talking about a former interior lineman playing in a two-point stance, moving forward, backward and side-to-side. It should be fascination to see this unfold over the next few months, assuming it lasts that long.

 

The post-Revis defense: Darrelle Revis is gone, happy that he found his bucks with the Bucs. Also gone are Bart Scott, LaRon Landry, Yeremiah Bell, Mike DeVito and Sione Po'uha. That formidable Jets defense, so impressive in 2009 and 2019, is a memory. They could have at least six new starters, including four players with limited or no NFL experience -- LB DeMario Davis, NT Kenrick Ellis, rookie DE Sheldon Richardson and the winner of the safety battle between Josh Bush, Antonio Allen and Jaiquawn Jarrett. It's not like starting over, but it's close. Fortunately for the Jets, they have a stalwart on each level of the D -- CB Antonio Cromartie, LB David Harris and DE Muhammad Wilkerson. That will help with on-field communication. First-round CB Dee Milliner (shoulder) still is rehabbing.

 

On guard: Unlike last summer, when the Jets created a faux competition between Matt Slauson and Vladimir Ducasse at left guard, there are legitimate battles at both guard spots. Old vets Willie Colon (still limited by a knee scope) and Stephen Peterman are the favorites, but they'll be pushed by third-round pick Brian Winters and, yes, Ducasse. Change doesn't come too often to the Jets' offensive line. In fact, the last time they began a season with two new starters was 2008, when Alan Faneca and Damien Woody. That was so long ago that some guy named Favre was the quarterback.

 

All hands on deck: New offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg likes to throw the ball. The question is, does he have enough people to catch it? WR Santonio Holmes (foot) is out, so this will be a good opportunity for others to get reps. The MIP (most important player) is sec0nd-year WR Stephen Hill, who needs to take a giant step. Slot man Jeremy Kerley is solid, but they need more production out of the tight ends (hello, anyone home?) and the backs. The key addition in the backfield is Chris Ivory, but he's a banger, not a pass catcher. Mike Goodson is supposed to be that guy, but he's dealing with his legal problems. Right now, the offense could be as limited as it was last season.


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:31 AM

NOW I know about this?

Man this whole "Coples was totally a DT" thing has really caught on, hasn't it?
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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:34 AM

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Sanchez picked off by Cromartie on third play.

 

Brian Costello@BrianCoz8m

Geno picked off on second throw

 

Brian Costello@BrianCoz3m

McElroy gets one throw and it hit a lineman's head

 

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:35 AM

Brian Costello‏@BrianCoz12m

Sanchez picked off by Cromartie on third play.

 

Brian Costello‏@BrianCoz8m

Geno picked off on second throw

 

Brian Costello‏@BrianCoz3m

McElroy gets one throw and it hit a lineman's head

 

Your 2013 New York Jets!!

 

2013 is going to be awesome!!!


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:37 AM

Marty loves to throw it prob is we have noone to throw to lol
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#6 flgreen

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:37 AM

Brian Costello@BrianCoz12m

Sanchez picked off by Cromartie on third play.

 

Brian Costello@BrianCoz8m

Geno picked off on second throw

 

Brian Costello@BrianCoz3m

McElroy gets one throw and it hit a lineman's head

 

Your 2013 New York Jets!!

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#7 NCJETSFAN

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:39 AM

I hope all coaches have there resume ready lol
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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:40 AM

Anyone else find this a little strange:

 

Brian Costello@BrianCoz13m

Ducasse is playing right tackle #NYJ


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:40 AM

Football in shorts!


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:41 AM

Brian Costello@BrianCoz11m

Simms not McElroy is 3rd QB in #NYJ

 

Also, this?


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:41 AM

actually the geno pick was off a tipped ball and ref called it int when everyone else thought incompletion

 

we still have a long way to go with our qbs tho lol


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:42 AM

Who are the Jets WR's? Do we have any?


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:46 AM

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McElroy gets one throw and it hit a lineman's head
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A UPS truck just pulled into the Jets' complex. Best I can tell, no quarterbacks were delivered.
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#14 SenorGato

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:46 AM

Anyone else find this a little strange:

Brian Costello‏@BrianCoz13m
Ducasse is playing right tackle #NYJ


Nope. It's an OTA and he has the physical tools for the position.
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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:47 AM

Anyone else find this a little strange:

 

Brian Costello‏@BrianCoz13m

Ducasse is playing right tackle #NYJ

 

 

It's possible that Ducasse is the 6th OL. Oday might need a redshirt year. Keep in mind Ducasse put up 29 reps 3 years ago but Oday only did 17 reps 3 months ago. Ducasse is far from perfect but he's got strength. 


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:47 AM

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Geno Smith in first period: 6 plays, 0-for-4, 1 INT (1 drop), 1 penalty. #Jets 


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:49 AM

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First team period: Sanchez goes 3 for 5, INT, sack. Geno goes 0 for 4, INT (tipped). Simms works w/ 3rd team. McElroy takes 1 snap w/4th tm 


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:50 AM

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Ivory with a nice spin move on David Harris, caused the linebacker to fall. #nyj
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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:50 AM

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TE Hayden Smith, former rugby player, looks much improved. Has made a few catches. #Jets 


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:51 AM

Keep in mind Ducasse put up 29 reps 3 years ago but Oday only did 17 reps 3 months ago.

 

I will keep that in mind!


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:52 AM

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TE Hayden Smith, former rugby player, looks much improved. Has made a few catches. #Jets 

 

He's improved by making a few catches. They're not wearing pads. 

 

When do we get the form tackling updates and who's improved there.


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 11:01 AM

 
 

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Have not seen Stephen Hill in team drills. Not sure if that's related to his knee surgery. #NYJ
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Posted 22 May 2013 - 11:02 AM

damon harrison a nobody just picked off sanchez


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Posted 22 May 2013 - 11:03 AM

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Damon Harrison just picked off Sanchez much to the defense's delight
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Posted 22 May 2013 - 11:03 AM

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Sanchez now intercepted by Jaiquawn Jarrett. Apparently Big Snacks got in his head.
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