FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Wednesday's wake-up call, Day 1 post-training camp for the New York Jets:
What's happening: That's right, camp is over. The Jets broke camp on Tuesday (a day off), meaning they will shift into their regular-season time schedule. Practice starts at 2:20 p.m., but here's the deal: They're no longer open to the media or fans. May the paranoia begin. By league rule, the media are permitted to watch no less than the first 30 minutes. The Jets enforce the league minimum, so the days of the practice stats and detailed descriptions of the action are over.
What's hot: A few injuries bear watching: Wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (concussion), linebacker Jordan Jenkins (calf) and tight end Jace Amaro (groin). Enunwa did radio interviews on Tuesday, so he apparently is progressing well. Jenkins left practice on Monday and didn't return. The rookie needs as many practice reps as possible, so any significant layoff would impede his progress as a potential starter. He's trying to claim Calvin Pace's old position in the base defense. Speaking of Pace, he's still not ready to retire. At 35, he wants to continue playing and he'd love an opportunity to return to the Jets, I'm told. It's unclear if the team has interest in a reunion. The Jets overhauled their linebacking corps with youth and speed, so he probably doesn't fit the profile. On the other hand, he's a savvy vet who can recite the playbook in his sleep. As for Amaro, he's fighting for a roster spot and can't afford to miss any time.