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AFC East

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    October 22, 2013

    Highlights from NYCWFF: Jets Tailgate, Guy Fieri, Oktoberfest, Sunday Slice (Photos)

    A collective "I ate way too much" burst forth from the mouths of attendees of the New York City Wine and Food Festival last night, wrapping up the event for another year. 2013 saw the return of old favorites like La Sagra's Sunday Slice and Blue Moon's Burger Bash as well as brand new tailgate and O ... More >>

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    August 21, 2013

    EARLY SCORE

    New York Jets host Philadelphia Eagles

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    May 2, 2013

    Who's Going to be the Jets Starting QB? If You Can Throw a Spiral, You Have a Chance

    If you're not busy for the next couple weeks, there's an excellent opportunity to get some exercise and play some football. And--who knows?--maybe land yourself a spot on an NFL roster.

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    April 22, 2013

    The Jets Get Rid of Darrelle Revis in Order to Continue Their 40-Year Rebuilding Process

    With the Knicks and Nets winning their first playoff games and the Yankees and Mets both over .500, it would seem that New York is on the verge of a happiness explosion. But I'm bummed out. The best football player in New York, maybe the best defensive player in the league and perhaps the best secon ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013

    The Jets Should Move Darrelle Revis (To Free Safety)

    Ah, the subject of Darrelle Revis again. I hate to keep coming back to this, but at the time of year when we ought to be talking about the Yankees and the Mets, the subject of what the Jets should do about Revis continues to grab headlines. Here's Mike Lupica in today's Daily News: "The Jets shoul ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    Jets to Usher in Youth Movement With 35-Year-Old, Once-Retired QB

    Just when you think it can't get any weirder in Gang Green land... The Jets recently cut linebacker Bart Scott (age 32), defensive end Calvin Pace (also age 32), DB Eric Smith (age 29) and OT Jason Smith (26). You figure with the first three it's a youth movement thing, since they are past what wou ... More >>

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    February 26, 2013

    Revis, Don't Leave Us -- Don't Be the Next New York Star Out the Door

    As of this morning, Jets owner Woody Johnson, new GM John Idzik, and coach Rex Ryan are in Indianapolis evaluating draft prospects. Also in Indiana was agent Neil Schwartz, who represents several players, most notably the Jets' All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. Yes, the Jets brass has a great deal ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    How 'bout them Jets: Darrelle Revis Trade Edition

    Just three weeks after closing out maybe the most highly-publicized 6-10 season ever, the New York Jets got right back to doing what they do best: creating headlines without winning football games. This time, the Jets stirred up a media ruckus when rumors started swirling that their best player, co ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    A Handy Guide To Help Determine Whether or Not Your Band Tattoo Is Awful (Spoiler: It Is)

    Last week the Daily News broke the story about New York Jets coach Rex Ryan's tattoo, a Lost-like Easter egg pregnant with allegory and symbolism that held all the clues to the mysteries of the Jets woeful season on bungling purgatory island. It was, in case you missed it, an image of his wife weari ... More >>

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    January 2, 2013

    Jets and Giants: A Depressing Post-Mortem

    The Giants were the smaller disaster, so let's handle them first. They were next-to-the-last in the entire league on defense, meaning 31 out of 32 teams in yards/allowed. That's going to take so much shoring up before next season that it's hard to know where to begin. And yet, that may not be Big ... More >>

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    December 3, 2012

    Repent, New York, for Tebow Time is Nigh

    So yesterday, the New York Jets played the Arizona Cardinals in what will go down in the annals as maybe actually the single most unwatchable game in the history of sport. They won 7-6, but that wasn't the important part, because they still suck and are only 5-7 on the season, and although their las ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    Jets Coaching Staff Chokes Again

    You Jets fans out there - how did you feel when, after dominating the 4th quarter and tying the Patriots 23-23 with two minutes left to play, the Jets recovered a fumble at the New England 18-yard line? Be honest: Didn't you think the Jets were the better team, at least on this day? I certainly d ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    Jets Lose, Suck, But Not Quite Badly Enough for Tebow Time

    Here's the situation: The Jets have two running backs in Shonn Greene and Joe McKnight, both of whom are better at returning kicks than running the ball, even though Shonn Greene doesn't return kicks. Santonio Holmes and Stephen Hill are injured, so the Jets are down to two wide receivers, Jeremy Ke ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    Jets Need Sympathy; Giants Need To Wake Up

    Watching the Giants 19-17 loss to the Eagles in Philadelphia last night, two things stood out for me. The first was how extraordinary the Giants have been in two championship postseasons. The second is how utterly ordinary they have been otherwise in the Tom Coughlin era. Late in the 4th quarter, ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    Jets Have Bigger Problems Than Tim Tebow

    If you love ESPN's Stephen A. (Smith) and SNL's Jay Pharoah as much as I do, you got a big charge out of the sketch on Saturday night's Weekend Update segment. I don't know who wrote the bit - I'm guessing Pharoah because he delivers it so perfectly, but it sounds like a compendium of all Stephen's ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    Jets Get Grounded And Pounded

    Is it possible that Rex Ryan could have looked at the Jets' 48-28 victory over the Buffalo Bills last week and not understood why the Jets won? It certainly seems that way after watching their season-deflating 27-10 loss to the Steelers Sunday afternoon. Against Buffalo, New York mixed up their of ... More >>

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    August 31, 2012

    Boston A "Football Town?" Not Even Close

    Whenever I read something about football that sounds like it was written in a barroom by someone as sloshed as Rance Preibus at the RNC, it invariable comes from ColdHardFootballFacts.com. The latest beer-soaked rant comes from Kerry J. Byrne on August 26: "There is this mythology in certain circle ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012

    READY TO RUMBLE

    Sanchez takes on Tebow

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    August 27, 2012

    Fans To Rex Ryan: Go For It, Dammit!

    At 6:51 of the second quarter in last night's 17-12 loss to the Carolina Panthers, the Jets lined up for a field goal and the boo birds erupted. It was 3rd-and-5, and the Jets, who had yet to score a touchdown in the preseason, were going for a field goal (Nick Folk had kicked a 29-yarder in the fi ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    Tim Tebow: Do The Jets Really Need This Guy?

    ​The deal between the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos for quarterback Tim Tebow is now complete.Halleluiah!Jesus' favorite quarterback will be wearing green next season in exchange for two draft picks -- a fourth-rounder and sixth-rounder in 2012 -- thanks to a deal that nearly fell apart in ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    Tim Tebow's Stupid Move to The New York Jets

    Those of you who follow me in this space are probably wondering why I didn't write something on this earlier today. And the reason is this: I was dumbfounded. I kept thinking that there had to be something about the New York Jets' acquisition of Tim Tebow that I was missing -- that the entire mains ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Antonio Cromartie: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Tebow. Oops

    ​Take a knee, New York -- it's Tebow time!It's officially Twitter official: Tim Tebow is coming to the Big Apple to hold the clipboard for Mark "The Sanch-ize" Sanchez as the New York Jets' B-squad QB (for now, anyway) -- which apparently is much to the dismay of Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie. ... More >>

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    March 13, 2012

    To Mark Sanchez's Critics: Coddle This!

    Considering the clouds of nonsense that descended on the New York sports scene over the last three or four weeks, it's refreshing that the local sports media got the message late Friday when the Jets announced a three-year deal on Mark Sanchez's contract. Or, more correctly, they got the message th ... More >>

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    February 3, 2012

    New England Patriots' Plan: Give New York Giants Gronk-itis

    ​If you're looking for a reason to believe as the Giants prepare to face the Patriots on Sunday -- that is, besides Madonna's preference for Eli Manning over Tom Brady -- don't look back to the 17-14 Super Bowl victory over New England four years ago. The Giants started the year not knowing ... More >>

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    January 11, 2012

    Get Peyton Manning? Repeat the Favre Farce?

    You know how you can tell when sports rumors are bullshit? You hear them when the season is over. Now, with the Giants stealing all the thunder as they face off against Green Bay in the second round of the playoffs, the Jets' rumor mill is desperate to find someone to blame for the team's 8-8 season ... More >>

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    January 3, 2012

    Eli Manning's Christmas Present to the Ryans

    If you're not a fan of bluster and braggadocio, you have to admire Eli Manning, and you have to appreciate what he's done over the last two weeks to make life better for fans not only in the New York area but around the rest of the NFL as well. What Eli has done, in successive weeks, is shoot down ... More >>

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    December 4, 2011

    Jets Make Easy Work of Redskins?

    ​"Jets make easy work of Redskins" read the banner on the home page of NFL.com. Were they serious? Did anyone actually watch that game? Once again -- stop me if you've heard this already -- the Jets were trailing an inferior team in the fourth quarter -- in this instance, down 16-13 to Washin ... More >>

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    November 18, 2011

    New York Jets vs. Denver Broncos: Season Low at Mile High

    ​How do they do it? You know when a team has gone bad -- when they've lost their focus, when they've stopped believing in their coach and themselves, when they lose games for different reasons -- when the only thread that runs through the losses are the astonishing inconsistencies. Let's get ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    The Jets' Key? Start Fast, for Starters

    Do you want to know if this is really going to be the Jets' year? Here's your clue. It's not whether they beat the Jacksonville Jags this Sunday. It's not even whether or not they beat the point spread — 9½ as we go to press, which strikes us as a lot for any NFL team. What is the real ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    Tony Romo Throws Up; Jets Clean Up

    Is Tony Romo the dumbest mo-fo in the National Football League? "It was a dumb decision," he said of the throw that lost the game to the Jets last night. "I should have made sure, and that was my fault. We win that football game if I don't do what I did ..." Well, Tony, that's not exactly corre ... More >>

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    February 1, 2011

    Super and Not-So-Super Bowls: Allen Barra Ranks all 44 Previous Big Games from Worst to First

    ​While we wait for this Sunday's showdown between the Steelers and the Packers, we're feeling nostalgic for the big games of our past. We've been spoiled lately with some pretty exciting Super Bowls. But we remember a time not so long ago when the ultimate championship tended to be something ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    Don't Blame Mark Sanchez For Sunday's Disaster

    ​And now the New York sports media prepares for an off-season of what ESPN.com called "The Blame Game" in the wake of the Jets' 24-29 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Here's a sampling from ESPN's Ian O'Connor: "He [Ryan] did not have his team ready to play the AFC Championship Game at Heinz F ... More >>

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    January 21, 2011

    Jets Beat the Steelers Twice In a Row? Why Not?

    ​Let's get one thing out of the way right off: I'm hearing a lot of people on blogs and talk shows saying things like "I don't know if it really means anything that the Jets beat the Steelers (22-17) five weeks ago. It's tough to beat a good team twice in one season." Well, sure, it's toug ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    Is It Time to Say Bill Belichick and Tom Brady Are Overrated?

    ​Beli-choke? I've always thought that a large part of what they call the Sports Illustrated "jinx" is simply faulty analysis. For instance, the cover of last week's issue of SI featured New England's 325-pound offensive tackle, Vince Wilfork, and a story by Peter King on "why New England W ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    New York vs. New England: Jets Go Jedi, De-Feet Puns Keep Coming in Newspaper War

    ​The New York Post today, ever the connoisseurs of great covers, features one for the hall of fame, especially for those who care at all about New York sports, football specifically. Pitting the New England Patriots as the Evil Empire in a Star Wars-themed graphic, Bill Belichick gets the Vade ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    Jets Chances Over Patriots? Not Very Promising

    ​If you look at it on paper, the Jets have a pretty decent chance on Sunday against the Patriots. New England averages 364 yards a game on offense to the Jets 351, a negligible difference. In fact, not so big a difference as their defenses: the Pats allowed 366 yards a game on defense, the Je ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Jets Will Whip the Colts Tomorrow. Unless They Don't.

    ​Trying to predict what's going to happen in tomorrow night's Jets-Colts game is, well, kind of like trying to predict the New York Jets during the regular season. Which team is going to show up? The team that averaged a whopping 29.1 points in 12 games this year or the team that was held with ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Jets Still Proving to be the Team of the Future

    ​When the Jets ended last season by losing to the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game, their fans had at least one big consolation: the Jets, it was assumed, were the team of the future. Now, eleven months later, it seems they still are the team of the future. To paraphrase Clemenc ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010

    Why Monday's Loss Is Even Worse for the Jets Than It Looked

    ​It was a field day Tuesday for active verbs in the New York sports press - clobbered, pasted, scorched, romped, buried, thrashed. But our favorite descriptive word was on the back cover of that day's Daily News: "Party's Over for Jets after Monday Night Disgrace in Foxborough." (Although ESPN ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    GO GANG GREEN!

    New York Jets host Miami Dolphins

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    November 21, 2010

    Mark Sanchez Puts an Exclamation Point on the Jets Season

    ​As we suggested Wednesday, Mark Sanchez's NFL passer rating at the time, 80.5, good for only 24th best in the league, didn't begin to reflect how good he is. As Sanchez demonstrated in today's breathtaking 30-27 win over the Houston Texans, he should no longer by judged by his potential. He' ... More >>

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    November 1, 2010

    After a Hellish Halloween, Revisiting the Jets Nightmare

    ​"I don't ever want to play on Halloween again," the Jets Jerricho Cotchery said after their humiliating 9-0 loss to the Green Bay Packers Sunday afternoon. I don't blame him. The way Cotchery played, if someone had tossed him a Hershey bar he would have dropped it. Or perhaps a Butterfingers ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Baseball Disappointment Tempered by Football Riches: New York's Teams Are the Best

    ​Since it now appears the Yankees' chances to get Cliff Lee aren't worth a bucket of warm spit, the number one sports topic now turns to "Who's the best football team in New Jersey?" We like Gary Myers's assessment in today's Daily News: "Right now, the Jets are 5-1 on a five-game winning s ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010

    The Brett Favre Image Rehabilitation Contest: Replace the Penis!

    ​As we told you would happen last night, Gawker Media sports site Deadspin.com has published what they suggest (through careful wording) aren't-officially-but-of-course-they-are photographs of former New York Jets quarterback Brett Favre's penis, which he sent to Jets sideline reporter Jenn St ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Jets and Giants: Forget that First Week!

    ​What a difference a week makes. When the Jets-Ravens game was over last Monday night, the cry was that Rex Ryan was just another guy with a big mouth who had let his team get distracted by the lure of reality TV while Giants coach Tom Coughlin was the quiet, confident leader content with the ... More >>

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    May 11, 2010

    Chipotle Expands Into Europe; Jet Dustin Keller Names Katz's City's Best Dog

    ​The Indian yogi who claims to have not eaten a thing in 70 years baffled scientists who studied him for 15 days. The hope was that information gleaned could help soldiers survive without food and drink or save people trapped in natural disasters. [FOXNews] Chipotle Mexican Grill has opened i ... More >>

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    May 10, 2010

    Do the New York Jets Hate Their Fans More Than Any Other NFL Franchise (Especially the Giants)?

    ​A few days ago, sports blog Deadspin ran a piece by Katie Baker entitled "Tell Me How My Class Tastes: Scenes From The Worst NFL Draft Party Ever" that's ostensibly about one generations-long New York Jets fan's trip to a draft party he was invited to out in the Meadowlands. Naturally, this d ... More >>

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    March 16, 2010

    Woody Johnson, Jets' Owner, Unclear on Coin Toss Concept

    ​Does New York Jets owner Woody Johnson really think the NFL uses two-headed coins? It's hard to imagine a sillier flap than the one Johnson is raising about the NFL's decision on who gets to play the first regular season game at the new Meadowlands stadium. First of all, if the story is bein ... More >>

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    November 24, 2009

    READY FOR TAKEOFF

    New York Jets host Carolina Panthers

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    November 10, 2009

    IT’S BLITZ

    Really, the Jets should win this one

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