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Jets wake-up call: Reporting day

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- The New York Jets open their sixth training camp under Rex Ryan on Wednesday in the small upstate city of Cortland.

The Jets will arrive by bus (for rookies) and cars late in the afternoon, checking into their dorms on the SUNY-Cortland campus before 5 p.m. Their day begins in Florham Park, New Jersey, where they will take physicals and conduct the conditioning run before making the 200-mile trek to Cortland. The first practice is Thursday at 10 a.m.

Expectations are higher than a year ago, and they should be after an encouraging 8-8 season. The Jets added big names in the offseason, including Michael Vick, Eric Decker and Chris Johnson.

This will be the Jets' fifth training camp in Cortland, their home for the next three weeks. You think it's easy to move an NFL team to camp? In addition to 90 players, you're talking about 33 coaches, 139 staffers and 15 athletic trainers, according to the Jets. You're talking about 3,000 pounds of ice, 25,576 pounds of weights, 353 rolls of tape and 11 moving trucks.

Welcome back, football. We missed you.