Archive for August 2nd, 2007

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

First Day of Month Two for the NY Jets

Jets Rumors & News

Backup QB Kellen Clemens showed some feisty leadership at practice on Tuesday, barking at rookie running back Alvin Banks for not being on the field before a play which resulted in the entire offense taking a lap for the mental mistake.

Coach Eric Mangini likes his attitude. Via Dan Martin of the New York Post, the coach had this to say:

“You are always looking for that from quarterbacks. The reaction should be, it is not OK to have breakdowns.”

The Hold Out and the Prisoner

The biggest name in camp right now could be Neil Schwartz, the agent for both Pete Kendall and Darrelle Revis. He’s working on both ends of the stick ~ trying to get one out of green and white and one into it.

Kendall continues to openly express his unhappiness to anyone who will listen (and report it), while Mangini is at a point of not commenting on it.

Although stating the same thing in different ways each day when asked, you can tell from his words in many inerviews that the coach is getting …

Rangers Resign Last Piece: Avery

Rangers Rumors & News

Rangers Resign Last Piece Avery: “The New York Rangers announced today that fiery forward Sean Avery will be returning next season after being awarded $1.9 million today in an arbitration hearing held on Tuesday according to the team’s website.

At the arbitration hearing on Tuesday Avery asked for $2.6 million and the Rangers countered with $1.3 million. He was awarded $1.9 million this morning and it did not take long for the team to accept that figure according to ESPN.

‘We are pleased to have Sean under contract and are looking forward to him returning with the same passion and enthusiasm he brought to our team last year,’ said GM Glen Sather in the team’s press release.

Sather also contradicted a statement he made the other day when he called Avery a, ‘detriment to the team,’ by today issuing a totally different statement. ‘He is a terrific competitor, who we expect to play a significant role in a successful season,’ according to the press release.

Pissing off such an important piece of your team …

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