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Monday, September 3rd, 2007

And the Jets’ Captains are…….

Jets Rumors & News

Head coach Eric Mangini has announced the members of the practice squad and the captains for the upcoming season.

The practice squad players are: CB Manny Collins, WR Chris Davis, QB Brett Ratliff, LB Jason Trusnik, LB Robert Turner, S Ray Ventrone, and RB Danny Ware. All seven players were with the Jets through training camp and one might still make the team as there is one available roster spot.

The captains for the Green and White are:

Offense: QB Chad Pennington and WR Laveranues Coles

Defense: LB Jonathan Vilma and DE Shaun Ellis

Special Teams: K Mike Nugent and LB Brad Kassell

Via Randy Lange of the NY Jets website, Mangini had this to say about the captains, selected by their peers:

“I’m very happy for them,” Mangini said. “I’m always happy to see those guys take over that position. I think it’s a really good group and I’m excited about that.”

One week from today the Jets will have a game under their belt, hopefully a victory. The countdown is on……..

Jon Buzby is a nationally-syndicated columnist. …

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