As the regular season came to an end for the Jets, we were deeply disappointed. It wasn’t just that we’d won only four games. It was what that record meant for the team: Rex Ryan got fired, and a new head coach and general manager were coming in. Next season will be my 10th in the NFL, and I know that team personnel change a bit every year. But when both leaders of a team depart, that has a big impact on the players in the locker room.
When the season ends, I like to take a little time off from the diet I follow when I’m playing. At the Jets training facility in Florham Park, N.J., we have strength and conditioning staff but also a nutritionist, Glen Tobias, who helps to whip everyone into shape. There is a heavy emphasis on grass...
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