Friday, November 27, 2015, 6:20pm
Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 6:15pm
Friday, November 20, 2015, 6:29pm
Jets WR Brandon Marshall (toe, ankle, probable) took full practice reps again Friday and is probable for Week 11. He should be fine to play on Sunday, though he’s been seeing double-teams since Week 7.
In the Jets’ first five games, Brandon Marshall caught 37 passes for 511 yards and four touchdowns on 53 targets, with four games of 100-plus receiving yards. The Jets were 4-1 in those games. In the four games since, he has 20 catches for 242 yards and two TDs on 43 targets, with a single 100-yard game. The Jets are 1-3 in that span.
If the Jets are going to make a legitimate run at a playoff berth, they are going to have to find a way to get Marshall back into the games, making the electrifying plays he made in the first five weeks.
“A high percentage of the time they’re doubling him and we’re trying to find ways to keep him involved,’’ Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said. “So it’s a chess match of how they play and how we play. Hopefully, we’ll get him the opportunities to get him some more balls. We need him to be involved, to be a successful offense.
“They’re taking him away right now and we don’t have enough other people involved in the passing game to take that away from [the defenses] right now.’’
That’s been an issue. Eric Decker, who has 42 catches and leads the team with seven TDs, has been a big-time beneficiary of the attention Marshall has drawn. But after that, there is a significant fall-off, with no quality No. 3 receiver having emerged.
Marshall owned the #7 PPG average through the first six weeks. Since the double-teams started against New England (Week 7), he has been the #27 receiver on a per game basis. Meanwhile, Decker is the #11 receiver in that span.
Thursday, November 19, 2015, 5:53pm
Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 6:07pm
DT Kyle Williams (knee)
T Seantrel Henderson (illness), T Cyrus Kouandjio (knee)
New York Jets
S Dion Bailey (ankle), S Calvin Pryor (ankle)
CB Antonio Cromartie (quadricep), RB Bilal Powell (ankle)
CB Buster Skrine (shoulder, hand)
RB Tommy Bohanon (shoulder), TE Kellen Davis (hand), WR Eric Decker (knee), QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (left thumb), RB Chris Ivory (hamstring), WR Jeremy Kerley (illness), C Nick Mangold (neck), WR Brandon Marshall (ankle, toe), CB Dexter McDougle (hand, ankle), CB Dee Milliner (wrist), RB Stevan Ridley (knee), QB Geno Smith (left shoulder)
Friday, November 6, 2015, 6:19pm
Jets WR Brandon Marshall (ankle, toe, questionable) took limited practice reps again Friday and is questionable for Week 9. Marshall is expected to play through the ankle and toe injuries, but the questionable tag means his owners will be sweating his status on Sunday morning.
Thursday, November 5, 2015, 6:20pm
Jets WR Brandon Marshall (ankle, toe) returned to limited practice reps Thursday after missing Wednesday practice. Marshall is expected to play through the ankle and toe injuries, and his return to practice is a good sign.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 6:02pm
Marshall hurt a toe on one foot, and an ankle on the other, and he left the game for a handful of plays in the fourth quarter before eventually returning. He had X-rays done, but he declined to reveal the results, and he also declined to say which injury was more of a concern.
"I was able to finish the game, and I have a high—what is it?—tolerance for pain," Marshall said. "I'll be OK."
Asked if he'll need any additional tests done, Marshall said, "You'll have to ask coach that. More than likely."
Marshall also appeared to get his knee looked at, though he did admit there were no issues with his knee, the story said. Even with the injuries, and even with quarterbacks Ryan Fitzpatrick and Geno Smith both getting banged up, Marshall caught nine passes for 108 yards—his fifth 100-yard game of the season.
Jets running back Chris Ivory has never shouldered this kind of workload, and has no idea if he can for a whole season. But he’s happy to try. He would have done it last year, and he will try to do it now for as long as his body will allow.
Ivory has carried 83 times for 460 yards and four touchdowns in just four games, far outstripping any pace he ever has set. Durability was always a concern when he played in New Orleans, and he never has averaged more than 13.2 carries per game (a number he averaged in 2011, when he played just six games) or totaled more than 198 in a season (a number he hit last year, when he admittedly wore down).
Ivory is on pace for 311 carries, raising the question of whether his body will hold up into November and December. Ivory is fourth in the NFL in rushing yards and yards per carry (5.5).
Friday, October 23, 2015, 7:16pm
Jets WR Brandon Marshall (calf, probable) took limited practice reps again Friday and is probable for Week 7. Crisis averted. The probable tag means that Marshall is good to go for a nice matchup with the Patriots.
Thursday, October 22, 2015, 6:35pm
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