We look at the muddled AFC playoff picture with several pivotal games this week, including a key Bills-Jets matchup; some rookie quarterbacks trying to join rare air; and plenty more.
Jets C Nick Mangold participated in practice Wednesday.
Undrafted rookie C Colin Baxter will fill in for Nick Mangold. He may be undersized, but the team is confident in his role as a stopgap.
Jets Pro Bowl C Nick Mangold underwent an MRI on Monday, which confirmed he has a high ankle sprain.
Nine players on the Jets' 53-man roster in 2010 were first-round picks by the team, an exceptionally high number that highlights the reason why New York has made the playoffs in back-to-back seasons.
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 13 game between the Patriots and Jets: Patriots NT Vince Wilfork vs. Jets C Nick Mangold.
Jets C Nick Mangold went into the locker room midway through the third quarter of their game against the Patriots with a shoulder injury.
The Jets and C Nick Mangold have reportedly agreed on a seven-year, $55 million deal, making Mangold the highest-paid center in the NFL.
The Jets are close to signing C Nick Mangold to a contract extension, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.
While the Jets would like to have CB Darrelle Revis, C Nick Mangold, OLT D'Brickashaw Ferguson and ILB David Harris around for many years, it doesn't appear GM Mike Tannenbaum is pushing to get new contracts to them ...
Jets CB Darrelle Revis, who skipped a voluntary OTA session last week, said he will attend the team's mandatory minicamp June 14-16.