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Jets wake-up call: Day 5

7/28/2014

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Monday is a mandatory day off for the New York Jets, per the rules of the NFL's collective bargaining agreement. They'll be back on the practice field at 10 a.m. ET Tuesday.

Let's take this opportunity to hit on the top developments over the first four days of practice:

The 'untilted' quarterback competition: For those scoring at home, Geno Smith has taken 78 percent of the first-team reps -- a total of 56, to Michael Vick's 16. This isn't news; this was expected. For the most part, both quaterbacks have performed reasonably well.

Injury report: Top draft pick Calvin Pryor, a likely starter at safety, is out indefinitely with a concussion. Tight end Jace Amaro, a second-round pick, tweaked a knee, but he should be OK. Wide receiver Quincy Enunwa, a sixth-round pick, didn't make it out of the first practice because of a hip injury. Veteran guard Willie Colon was activated from the physically unable to perform list. All things considered, the Jets are relatively healthy. The soft-tissue injuries that plagued them last summer haven't cropped up. That sound you hear is coach Rex Ryan knocking on wood. One potential injury, however, is jaw fatigue -- players yapping about expectations.

Nice start for the newcomers: The marquee additions on offense, wide receiver Eric Decker and running back Chris Johnson, have adapted nicely to their new surroundings. Johnson still isn't running at 100 percent, but he has participated in three of four practices -- and that's a good thing, considering his surgically repaired knee.