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Kimberley A. Martin
Since joining Newsday in November 2007, Kimberley A. Martin has covered everything from local news to high school sports to the Super Bowl. In 2011, she was named the National Association of Black Journalists' "Emerging Journalist of the Year" for her outstanding achievement and balanced coverage of the black community and society at large. After spending two years as a general assignment sports reporter, Kimberley was promoted to the New York Jets beat in April 2012.
Before coming to Newsday, she worked as a local sports reporter for The Record in Hackensack, N.J.
Kimberley received her B.A. in Psychology and African American Studies from Wesleyan University in 2003 and her M.A. in Newspaper, Magazine & Online Journalism from Syracuse University in 2006. Prior to grad school, she worked at an investment firm in Midtown Manhattan.
The Jets have signed four more players to reserve/future contracts:
WR Joseph Collins (6-3, 200; Weber State; Seaside, CA) DE Claude Davis (6-2, 234; South Florida; Lakeland, FL) WR Emmanuel Arceneaux (6-2, 211; Alcorn State; Alexandria, LA) S Bret Lockett (6-1, 220; UCLA; San Dimas, CA)
On Monday, the Jets signed eight players to reserve/future contracts, including Matt Simms....Read more »
Moments ago, the Jets released a statement saying owner Woody Johnson and coach Rex Ryan will address the media in a "season-ending press conference" at 11 a.m. on Jan. 8.
The Jets organization has remained silent since Sunday's 28-9 loss in Buffalo -- and now are in violation of the NFL's media policy.
(Per league spokesman Greg Aiello)
SEASON-ENDING NEWS CONFERENCE/OPEN...Read more »
Tim Tebow maintained he was a starting NFL quarterback, even when he stood on the sideline for weeks at a time.
And his college coach, Urban Meyer, agrees.
Meyer -- who won two National Championships with Tebow as his quarterback during his days at Florida -- said all Tebow needs is an NFL team to give him a chance in a spread offense.
During an interview on ESPN’s radio show Mike...Read more »
Rex Ryan has flown the coop for a few days it seems.
With offseason changes looming, the Jets coach has reportedly gone on a mini-vacation. According to The Daily News, Ryan flew out of town Wednesday morning and won’t be back in Florham Park on Thursday either.
The trip was “of a personal nature,” according to the report....Read more »
Angered by a report that cited an anonymous Saints player ripping defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, Jonathan Vilma delivered a not-so-veiled shot at his former team.
"We're not the Jets who run to the media for everything," the Jets' first-round pick in 2004 said, according to Saints beat writer Larry Holder.
Vilma, who was traded to New Orleans in 2008, fired back at...Read more »
At some point this week, Rex Ryan will have to address the media. The only question is when.
Per the NFL's media policy, head coaches must hold news conferences during the week following the end of season. The Jets' disappointing year ended Sunday with a 28-9 loss in Buffalo.
Owner Woody Johnson continues to remain silent while searching for a new GM. And so has Ryan.
Unfortunately,...Read more »
The list just keeps on growing....
The Jets have scheduled an interview with former Browns general manager Tom Heckert, according to the Cleveland Plain-Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot.
Heckert, along with Browns coach Pay Shurmur were fired Monday by team owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner. There were reports Heckert could be headed toward a reunion in Arizona with Andy Reid -- who now is...Read more »
Newsday columnist Bob Glauber mentioned Dave Caldwell last night in his list of potential candidates to fill the Jets' vacant GM job. And according to multiple outlets, the team has requested permission from the Falcons to interview Caldwell, their director of player personnel.
Considered a rising talent in NFL circles, Caldwell's name has been making the rounds. He's already been...Read more »
Fans hoping for answers from the Jets organization will have to wait a little longer.
Owner Woody Johnson and Rex Ryan are not scheduled to speak to the media Tuesday and future media availability has not yet been planned.
It seems the Jets are the only organization that didn't make their head coach available on Monday. Worse, even coaches who were fired on "Black Monday" addressed...Read more »
The Jets signed eight players to reserve/future contracts:
LB JoJo Dickson (6-1, 245; Idaho; Wailuku, HI)
NT Tevita Finau (6-5, 288; Utah; Lahaina, HI)
FS Jaiquawn Jarrett (6-0, 196; Temple; Brooklyn, NY)
T Dennis Landolt (6-4, 306; Penn State; Burlington, NJ)
WR Royce Pollard (WR 6-1, 175; Hawai’i; San Diego, CA)
WR Titus Ryan (6-0, 193; Concordia College; Tuscaloosa,...Read more »