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Key in the House

Just give me the damn interview.

That's what I'm thinking this morning as ESPN Analyst Keyshawn Johnson has made an unexpected visit to SUNY Cortland on Day 1 of Training Camp.  I'm headed out to practice now, but let me know what Jets players you want to hear by either sending me an email: or on twitter @nyjets with the hashtag #EA to contact me directly.

Johnson, the No. 1 overall pick of the Jets in the 1996 NFL Draft, has a good relationship with a number of players here including fellow USC alum Mark Sanchez.  So while I try to get Key, please send in some of your requests.  And if you have some questions for players, I'm going to try to ask them too.

I'll always have a soft spot for Keyshawn.  When I broke into the league in the summer of 2000 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Key had just landed there from the Jets in exchange for two first rounders (No. 12 – Shaun Ellis and No. 27 – Anthony Becht).  I was just an intern at the time and Johnson repeatedly would hound me about getting the newspaper clippings out in a timely fashion, but he always made time to sit down and talk sports. And after my first season in the NFL, I was out in LA on vacation and Keyshawn set me up at his soul food restaurant, Reign.  Not only did he set me up with a table, but he took care of the bill.  Classy move.

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