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.
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Roger Goodell: He lost.The New York Giants opened up their weight room yesterday to three players: Chris Canty, Brandon Jacobs, and Mario Manningham. Why just those three? It isn't clear. As Gary Myers says in this morning's Daily News, "The Giants have now decided to close the weight room until ... More >>
Why is the looming NFL strike different from all other strikes?
Well, first, it's not a strike, it's a lockout. Or at least it will be on March 4, when the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the National Football League and the player's union expires and the owners padlock the gates.
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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 >>
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 >>
It appears that New York and Tampa Bay are the leading contenders to host the 2014 Super Bowl, which suggests that the NFL owners who vote on this decision need to start testing their own people for recreational drug use.
Tampa Bay or New York (er, New Jersey) -- in February? That's a c ... More >>
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 >>
The Catch: One Play, Two Dynasties, and the Game that Changed the NFL
By Gary Myers
Crown, 252 pages, $26.00
"To this day," says Joe Montana in the forward to Gary Myers's The Catch, "the Cowboys still think I was tying to toss the ball into the upper deck of Candlestick Park ... I just ha ... More >>
We join Joe Namath and Daily News writer Gary Myers in applauding the debut of Mark Sanchez (18 of 31 for 272 yards) in the Jets' rousing 24-7 opening day victory over Houston.
We would, however, take a little issue with Namath's pregame inspirations words to "The Mark" -- "It's about you t ... More >>