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Bowles says Jets may keep four quarterbacks

Who will be the odd man out in the Jets’ quarterback competition? Maybe no one. Jets coach Todd Bowles said today that there’s still a chance that Ryan Fitzpatrick, Christian Hackenberg, Bryce Petty and Geno Smith will all make the 53-man roster. “All four are good football players. We can keep all four. It’s just…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

LB Manny Lawson is expected to play for the Bills on Thursday night. A look at some of the Dolphins’ toughest roster calls. DE Chris Long has fared well in his first preseason with the Patriots. The Jets aren’t showing much concern about the readiness of the offense. WR Breshad Perriman may play for the…

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Report: Jets have fielded calls about trading Geno Smith, Bryce Petty

The Jets have four quarterbacks but will almost certainly keep only three on the 53-man roster. The odd man out will be either Geno Smith or Bryce Petty. Obviously, the Jets would prefer to trade one of them than release one. But would any team give anything up for Smith or Petty? According to Manish…

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Forte gets involved quickly in Jets debut

The Jets were patient with running back Matt Forte over the last several weeks. But when Forte made his preseason debut in Saturday night’s game vs. the Giants, the Jets kept Forte busy. Forte got five touches on the game’s first drive, three by run and two on receptions from quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Jets…

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Leon Hall suffers concussion

Veteran Giants cornerback Leon Hall suffered a concussion during the first quarter of Saturday night’s Jets-Giants preseason game. Hall signed with the Giants earlier this month. He previously played exclusively for the Bengals, who drafted him in the first round in 2007. The Giants also announced that rookie linebacker B.J. Goodson was being evaluated for…

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Bosa, Chargers need to commit to compromising, now

It’s been two days since the Chargers opted to take the gurgling impasse with Joey Bosa public, backing the player and his agents into a corner and making it much harder for a reasonable deal to be finalized. NFL Media, partially owned by the Chargers and entirely owned by franchises that could find themselves in…

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Brandon Marshall thinks Ryan Fitzpatrick is better this year

Throughout the long spell this offseason when the Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick were unable to agree on a new contract, wide receiver Brandon Marshall consistently expressed his hope that Fitzpatrick would be back at the helm of the offense in 2016. Marshall wasn’t always so positive about Fitzpatrick, however. At the start of training camp…

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Todd Bowles: Geno is No. 2 this week, not sure if Bryce Petty plays

One of the questions about the Jets’ roster heading into the regular season is how they will handle the quarterback position. There are four on the roster right now with Ryan Fitzpatrick safe as the starter and Christian Hackenberg on the long-term development program after being drafted in the second round. That’s led to a…

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Stashing Hackenberg on IR could solve the Jets’ quarterback quandary

How does a team with four quarterbacks on the roster keep all of them without carrying all of them roster? By stashing one of them on injured reserve. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News makes the case for using IR as the spot for rookie Christian Hackenberg, allowing the Jets to keep Ryan…

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Todd Bowles sidesteps quarterback depth-chart questions

The Jets have four quarterbacks. Beyond starter Ryan Fitzpatrick, who re-signed on the eve of training camp, the pecking order isn’t clear. On Sunday, coach Todd Bowles declined to provide any clarity, beyond the clarity he originally provided at the outset of camp. “I was clear about every position: one, two, three, four going in,”…

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Hackenberg hasn’t played in the preseason, Bowles won’t say why

The Jets played their second preseason game on Friday night, and for the second time rookie quarterback Christian Hackenberg didn’t get on the field. Jets coach Todd Bowles said on Wednesday that he planned to play Hackenberg, but after the game Bowles declined to get into specifics about why that plan changed. “Coach’s decision,” Bowles…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick got Larry David to laugh at Jets practice

The Jets didn’t let Larry David call any plays yesterday, but quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick did make him laugh. That’s got to be worth something. According to Seth Walder of the New York Daily News, the Seinfeld creator was a guest at Jets practice, and asked Fitzpatrick whether his guest appearance on “The League” was difficult…

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Bowles plans to play Hackenberg Friday

Jets Coach Todd Bowles told reporters Wednesday that rookie quarterback Christian Hackenberg should make his preseason debut Friday night at the Redskins. “That’s the plan,” Bowles said. Hackenberg, who’s fourth on the team’s unofficial depth chart, did not play in last week’s preseason opener. The Jets have one of the league’s most interesting preseason quarterback…

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Christian Hackenberg doesn’t play, Jets take extended look at Bryce Petty

The Jets have four quarterbacks on their roster, but only three of them saw action on Thursday night against the Jaguars. Second-round pick Christian Hackenberg didn’t get into the game as the Jets went with Geno Smith and Bryce Petty after starter Ryan Fitzpatrick checked out. Smith played the entire second quarter and one possession…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick on low ESPN ranking: Somehow I’m still in the league

ESPN recently surveyed 42 “league insiders” about the starting quarterbacks in the NFL and their responses left Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick ranked 25th among the league’s starters. Fitzpatrick landed in Tier III, which is described as legit starters who need a heavy run game and defense to win, and is ranked below quarterbacks like Jameis…

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