Dee Milliner RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jets expect Dee Milliner to be vital part of secondary this season

    New York Daily News "Rex Ryan may like Dee Milliner, but he’s not ready to stake his reputation on the Jets’ second-year cornerback. Ryan, who routinely heaps praise on his players without too much prodding, has taken a cautiously optimistic approach after Milliner’s rookie season was marked by injury and mental..." July 21

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Dee Milliner benched... for third time this season. There's no sugarcoating this: He has been terrible. John Idzik's first draft pick. #nyj

  • Jets need to adjust Milliner expectations

    New York Post "The Jets took some heat after April’s NFL Draft for the selection of Geno Smith in the second round and Sheldon Richardson with the No. 13 overall pick. Richardson has proven all those critics wrong and Smith looks as if he could do the same before the season is over. One pick that drew very..." October 30

  • Rex Ryan says Dee Milliner will be NFL's best rookie cornerback by season's end

    New York Daily News "Rex Ryan is sticking by Dee Milliner. Despite the rookie cornerback’s struggles thus far, Ryan said Milliner will start against the Saints on Sunday. Milliner was benched last week against the Bengals, the second time in the five games he’s played this season that the young cornerback has been..." October 30

  • Dee Milliner nearing return to field after latest injury setback

    Newark Star-Ledger "There is a corollary that the Jets employ when analyzing a player of Dee Milliner’s pedigree. Health will ensure playing time. Playing time will ensure experience gained. That experience will lead to success. Approaching the seventh game of the season -- Sunday’s pivotal showdown against the..." October 17

  • Dee Milliner plans to work through troubles, just as he did at Alabama

    New York Daily News "A quarter of the way into the season first-round draft pick Dee Milliner is probably a little too familiar with watching the Jets from the sidelines or on television. Through the first four games Milliner has played in just over 43% of the Jets’ defensive snaps due to a benching by Rex Ryan and a..." October 02

  • Rex benched Milliner on Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "At some point during Thursday night’s loss to the Patriots Jets rookie cornerback Dee Milliner disappeared from the field. After the game coach Rex Ryan admitted that Milliner had been benched. “This young man is going to be a tremendous player” Ryan said via quotes distributed by the team...." September 13

  • Revis successor up to Dee task for Jets

    New York Post "Sunday will be Darrelle Revis’ homecoming and the debut of the Jets rookie who will replace him. When the Jets snatched Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner with the ninth overall pick in April’s draft there were comparisons to Revis whom the Jets had just shipped to Tampa Bay. The Jets and Bucs..." September 07

  • Jets’ CB Dee Milliner Does Not Feel Behind At All

    The Jets Press "I think that I am not only speaking for myself when I say I don’t like when guys holdout. In many situations I understand it such as when veterans do it. They want to protect themselves and their investment. But when a rookie does it it’s even more ridiculous as we have said the salaries are..." August 01

  • Jets aren’t expecting Milliner to be Revis

    New York Post "Dee Milliner has his contract. Now we’ll see if he’s ready for contact. The Jets’ first-round pick arrived at training camp yesterday to sign the four-year $12.66 million pact he agreed to Sunday night ending his week-long holdout. The cornerback from Alabama has not practiced with the Jets at..." July 30

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Dee Milliner says he's "100 percent back" from his offseason shoulder surgery but realizes he won't go "full throttle" right away. #nyj

  • Jets sign first-round pick cornerback Dee Milliner

    New York Post "The cornerback holdout was a lot shorter for the Jets this time than it was when Darrelle Revis missed all of training camp in 2010. The team and first-round pick Dee Milliner agreed to a four-year $12.66 million contract last night that will have Milliner in training camp today. Milliner..." July 29

  • Jets’ 1st round pick Milliner setting a bad precedent by holding out

    The Jets Press "The picture to the right would have been better than what we got at Jets’ training camp yesterday. At least Dee Milliner would have been around the team to take in practice and learn a bit by watching. But that is not what we got ladies and gentlemen. What we got as something we are all too..." July 28

  • Rex Ryan frustrated Dee Milliner not at training camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "Out on the adjacent football fields to SUNY Cortland between the white tents constructed for fans and the metal bleachers there has been a conspicuous absence. Cornerback Dee Milliner the ninth overall pick in April’s NFL Draft and the first of the Jets’ two opening-round selections has been..." July 28

  • Rex Ryan 'disappointed' Dee Milliner begins holdout at Jets camp

    New York Daily News "Dee Milliner the lone Jets draft pick yet to sign a contract did not show up for camp on Thursday. Milliner is holding out over language in his rookie contract and Rex Ryan said the cornerback did not take his physical Thursday morning in New Jersey. “I’m just a little disappointed he’s not..." July 26

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Now that Sheldon Richardson has agreed to terms and will show up for camp tomorrow Dee Milliner is the only Jets draft pick without a deal