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Dee Milliner AFC defensive player of the week


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#1 F.Chowds

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 11:57 AM

Dee Milliner’s rocky rookie season ends with AFC defensive player of the week
Posted by Josh Alper on December 31, 2013, 11:50 AM EST
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Things did not start off well for Jets cornerbackDee Milliner in his rookie season.

Milliner battled injuries during the summer and then got benched more than once early in the year as teams picked on him to positive effect in the passing game. Rex Ryan offered weekly support for the rookie, but the results didn’t get better right away.

They did eventually get better, though. Safety Ed Reed took on a mentorship role with Milliner and the rookie closed the season showing improved play. That culminated in two interceptions and a large hand in a quiet day from wide receiver Mike Wallace in the 20-7 Jets win that knocked the Dolphins out of playoff contention.

Milliner has been named the AFC defensive player of the week as a result, leaving things on a high note that creates a lot more optimism about his future than there was a month ago. If Milliner can build on that, Ryan’s praise of Milliner when he was struggling will seem a lot less hyperbolic than some other things Ryan’s said over the years.

 


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 11:59 AM

Congratulations Dee, you earned it and thanks to Ed Reed, who probably has it in him

to be a great secondary coach, which we will need.


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:10 PM

This is great news!  Geno and Milliner both have reasons to feel good as they head into the offseason.  Same for Brian Winters, he had such a rough time early on but he improved as well.

 

The Jets are going to need all 3 of them to start next year (most likely for Geno).


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:16 PM

This would be huge for us if Milliner can start playing consistently good to reflect his first round pick


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:18 PM

This is great news!  Geno and Milliner both have reasons to feel good as they head into the offseason.  Same for Brian Winters, he had such a rough time early on but he improved as well.

 

The Jets are going to need all 3 of them to start next year (most likely for Geno).

 

Agree, if these 3 guys can be even solid players next year we have a chance to be a very good football team next season.

 

Hell, If Geno alone can be solid we have a chance to be a very good team.

 

It's hard not to be encouraged by what we saw from these guys and the monster they got in Richardson.

 

A good offseason this year and we should be a real threat next season.


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#6 T0mShane

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:26 PM

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:27 PM

Idzik

 

Not even I understand your M.O. anymore.  And we used to be on the same cycle.


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:28 PM

He was phenomenal in December.

 

https://mtc.cdn.vine...1eTft8aa0uBpBsJ


Edited by Matt39, 31 December 2013 - 12:29 PM.

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#9 sirlancemehlot

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:28 PM

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#10 Maxman

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:29 PM

Agree, if these 3 guys can be even solid players next year we have a chance to be a very good football team next season.

 

Hell, If Geno alone can be solid we have a chance to be a very good team.

 

It's hard not to be encouraged by what we saw from these guys and the monster they got in Richardson.

 

A good offseason this year and we should be a real threat next season.

 

The Jets added Ivory, Winters, Richardson, Geno, Nelson and Bohanon who are all players that should help next year and beyond.  They did this with no cap room and a new GM.  

 

Interesting to think what they will look like next year if they can add 6 players who have an even bigger impact.  (WR1, WR2, TE, Safety, OG).  It is wishful thinking but that is what the offseason is for!


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:29 PM

Not even I understand your M.O. anymore.  And we used to be on the same cycle.

 

Apparently Tom's cycle has synced up with Cimini's.  It happens lol.


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:34 PM

The Jets added Ivory, Winters, Richardson, Geno, Nelson and Bohanon who are all players that should help next year and beyond.  They did this with no cap room and a new GM.  

 

Interesting to think what they will look like next year if they can add 6 players who have an even bigger impact.  (WR1, WR2, TE, Safety, OG).  It is wishful thinking but that is what the offseason is for!

 

Yup yup!


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#13 JetsFanInDenver

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:53 PM

But wasnt he declared a bust already!


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 12:55 PM

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:02 PM

Not even I understand your M.O. anymore.  And we used to be on the same cycle.

 

You two used to get your period at the same time? 


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:05 PM

You two used to get your period at the same time?


Winner!

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#17 faba

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:07 PM

You two used to get your period at the same time? 

Hah Hah. Sperm rules


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:08 PM

#coachedupbyrex #greatcoaching #rexryan #rextension

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#19 T0mShane

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:15 PM

You two used to get your period at the same time?



This post is foul and lewd.
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#20 Rex Lives

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:17 PM

This post is foul and lewd.

He's allowed. :P
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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:18 PM

He was phenomenal in December.

 

https://mtc.cdn.vine...1eTft8aa0uBpBsJ

 

Does this mean you're done questioning whether we ever scouted him or not? 


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#22 Sperm Edwards

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:21 PM

This post is foul and lewd.

 

Does this mean I don't get your nomination for post of the week?


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:22 PM

He's allowed. :tongue:

 

I am merely here to point out the truth in all matters.  I am but a public servant, performing a selfless duty.


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#24 Rex Lives

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:24 PM

I am merely here to point out the truth in all matters. I am but a public servant, performing a selfless duty.

POTW!

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#25 Il Mostro

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:24 PM

This post is foul and lewd.

 

A spritz of Summer's Eve or Vagisil will take care of the foulness.  Can't help you with the lewd.


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