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Source: Jets, hurting at WR, to add Nelson

Source: Jets, hurting at WR, to add Nelson

ESPN.com Updated Oct 1, 2013
Faced with the prospect of not having their starting wide receivers next Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons, the New York Jets will sign veteran free agent David Nelson, a league source confirmed Tuesday.
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  • Video - Official Review: Week 4 01:59

    Official Review: Week 4

    Oct 1
    NFL Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino joins "NFL Total Access" to help clarify why Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs was called for unnecessary roughness against Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel and other penalties from Week 4.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Falcons 00:41

    NFL Nation Buzz: Falcons

    Oct 1
    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure discusses the issues facing Atlanta as the Falcons get ready to face the Jets on Monday night.

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton's mailbag -- Don't give up ground game

    Oct 1
    Mailbag: Teams that let their run game slide too much usually struggle, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Matt Schaub's time in Houston may be running out

    Oct 1
    Imagine how strange and downright novel it must feel to be Tony Romo about now, waking up each day as merely the second-most embattled NFL quarterback in Texas. He owes Houston's Matt Schaub for that one.
  • Old Orleans: The Sizzling Saints Look Very Familiar

    Oct 1
    Everything seemed to be going the Saints’ way Monday night, as Kenny Vaccaro (32) and the defense forced Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill into committing four turnovers. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images) In New Orleans, time has a way of standing still, …