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New York Jets Offseason Team Needs: Defense

After coming off of a disastrous season 8-8 season, the Jets, Rex Ryan and Mike Tannenbaum have a lot of work to do if they plan on making it back into the playoffs and dethroning the rival Patriots from their seat atop the AFC. We can argue over what exactly caused the season to end in […]

Brian Schottenheimer Will Not Return to Jets in 2012

New York Jets lightning rod offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer issued a statement to the team late last night informing the team that he would not be returning in 2012. Here is Schottenheimer’s official statement, via the Star-Ledger: After much thought and consideration, I have decided not to return to the New York Jets in 2012. […]

Mark Sanchez Girlfriend Now Kate Upton?

One of the really crappy parts perks of being the franchise quarterback of a New York football team is the media’s endless fascination with your personal life and relentless need to create front page headlines. Mark Sanchez has certainly filled his 2011 quota. The handsome young quarterback has been linked to a number of lovely ladies, […]

Jets’ Decisive Victory Over Chiefs Encouraging for Playoff Push

After an entire season of sloppy, ulcer-inducing, down-to-the-wire drama, the Jets walked away with a decisive 37-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, improving to 8-5 and keeping their playoff hopes very much alive. Conference losses from the Bengals, Titans and Raiders put the Jets into the final wild card spot in the […]

Why the 2011 New York Jets Will Make the Playoffs

It’s not easy being a Jets fan (just ask this kid). For the past two years, we have watched the Jets claw their way into the playoffs, only to see them miss their chance at the big dance in the AFC championship game. We have grown accustomed to both the highs and lows and even […]

Battle for the AFC East: Jets-Patriots Game Preview

The Jets-Patriots rivalry is quickly growing into one of the more intense rivalries in the National Football League. These are two teams that match-up well against each other, know each other, respect each other and hate each other.  There are few secrets, despite constant efforts to out-maneuver, scheme and wrinkle one another, because the truth is, in […]

Jets at the Bye: A Closer Look at the First Half of the Season

It’s often difficult to closely evaluate a team if you have not seen every minute or every quarter of every game they have played during the season, but that doesn’t stop people from trying. The New York Jets entered 2011 with some pretty hefty expectations, due in large part to Rex Ryan’s guarantee that the […]

Jets Employee Spotted Videotaping: Spygate 2.0 Over Before It Even Started?

A report from Pro Football Talk (which is quickly turning into the gossip site of the NFL) released this morning explains that several members of the PFT staff have still frame photos of a Jets employee filming on the sidelines in Sunday’ game in Foxboro. The still frame photo was taken from the CBS broadcast at the start of the second quarter […]

Jets Lose in Baltimore: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

I know what you’re thinking: How could any part of that game qualify as ‘good’? Because, my friends, you cannot live your life if you only see the bad. Even after watching a game like that. The short story of this game is that there were five returns for touchdowns. Without those special teams and […]

This Week in New York Sports (According to Twitter)

With the NFL in full-swing and MLB Regular Season coming to a close in dramatic fashion on Thursday, Twitter has been all…a-Twitter. Let’s take a look at what happened, as told through the tweets. YANKEES The Yankees won the AL East and defeated the Red Sox in their final series of the season.