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PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Bills talk with Tyler Dunne

Friday’s PFT Live will bring you the latest on a couple of AFC East teams. Mike Florio will talk to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News about the Jets ahead of Saturday’s game against their co-tenants at MetLife Stadium. They’ll discuss Ryan Fitzpatrick’s prospects at quarterback, Geno Smith’s recovery from a broken jaw…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick thinks he can have a breakout year

Could a broken jaw lead to a breakout year? Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick thinks the answer is absolutely. Fitzpatrick, who became the de facto starter once IK Enemkpali fractured Geno Smith’s jaw, tells Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News that the journeyman-turned-starter-turned-journeyman could have a coming-out party at 33. “I don’t think there’s…

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Josh Johnson joins Jets, Jake Heaps jettisoned

The Jets have made a change at the bottom of the quarterback depth chart. Veteran Josh Johnson signed with the Jets today, while rookie Jake Heaps was cut. Johnson, who was cut by the Bengals this week, is one of the NFL’s most athletic quarterbacks, but has struggled as a passer. He has played in…

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Josh Johnson scheduled for workout with Jets

The Jets signed Matt Flynn last week to increase their quarterback depth with Geno Smith out of the lineup with a broken jaw, but Flynn’s been dealing with an injured hamstring that contributed to his departure from New England and has kept him from practicing with the Jets. That may be why the team is…

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Bryce Petty shows some promise for the Jets

The Jets have had a long, painful struggle to find a franchise quarterback, and so any time a rookie quarterback for the Jets plays well, there’s going to be excitement. Which means it’s all aboard the Bryce Petty hype train. Petty played very well with the Jets’ second-string offense on Friday night against the Falcons,…

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Matt Ryan has short, productive night; Ryan Fitzpatrick not so much

The Falcons didn’t have Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman or Roddy White on offense Friday night in the Meadowlands, but they didn’t miss them all that much. Matt Ryan threw a touchdown pass and set up a touchdown run during the two possessions that he played in the first quarter against the Jets. That continues his sharp start…

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Jets get a look at Dan Quinn as head coach on Friday night

The Jets will host the Falcons on Friday night, which means they’ll get an up-close look at new Falcons head coach Dan Quinn months after they pursued him as Rex Ryan’s replacement. The Jets interviewed Quinn before Todd Bowles, then the Cardinals defensive coordinator, was free to talk to them during the playoffs and were ready…

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Friday morning one-liners

The Bills were happy with the play of the three running backs that were actually healthy enough to play on Thursday night. DE Olivier Vernon sat out Thursday’s Dolphins practice with an “undisclosed issue” after being involved in a fight on Wednesday. Patriots CB Malcolm Butler rebounded from a poor practice on Wednesday. A positive…

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Matt Flynn hopes to be able to practice with Jets soon

The Jets brought quarterback Matt Flynn onboard this week to give them a veteran option behind Ryan Fitzpatrick while Geno Smith recovers from his broken jaw, but the hamstring injury that contributed to Flynn’s departure from the Patriots is still bothering him. Coach Todd Bowles said, via Kimberley Martin of Newsday, that Flynn was a week…

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Jets to sign quarterback Matt Flynn

With just one punch, the New York Jets were in sudden need of help at quarterback. Their solution to that problem appears to be veteran free agent quarterback Matt Flynn. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Jets have agreed to sign Flynn to a one-year deal. Flynn was released by the New England Patriots…

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Jets G.M.: Geno Smith could miss 4 regular season games, but not 8

The Jets might not be crazy about Geno Smith’s shirtless throwing session two days after surgery to repair his broken jaw. But they apparently feel pretty good about the timetable for his return. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan said while putting his quarterback on injured reserve/designated…

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Geno Smith surfaces for shirtless throwing session

When it comes to topless driveway shows of athletic prowess, it will be tough for anyone to beat Terrell Owens’s 2005 workout at his New Jersey home at the height of his dispute with the Eagles. Jets quarterback Geno Smith gave it his best shot on Saturday, though. Smith had surgery on his broken jaw on…

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PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Lions talk with Dave Birkett

The Jets were in Detroit on Thursday night for a preseason tilt against the Lions and we’ll get the scoop on both teams in the wake of their first game action of the year during Friday’s edition of PFT Live. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News will handle the Jets side of things,…

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Jets considering Matt Flynn, other veteran quarterbacks

The Jets won’t have quarterback Geno Smith for a while, possibly for the first eight weeks of the season if he’s placed on short-term IR following surgery to repair a jaw that was broken in two places. Without Geno Smith, they have only two quarterbacks on the roster: Ryan Fitzpatrick and Bryce Petty. (Actually they…

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Bowles not worried, even as he admits the Lions “killed” the Jets

After a brutal week of training camp in which the Jets lost their starting quarterback to a locker-room fight, things didn’t get much better in the preseason debut. The Lions dominated the Jets on Thursday night, winning 23-3 in a game that wasn’t close whether it was the starters or the backups on the field.…

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