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Jets RB Goodson given 4 game suspension

Jets RB Goodson given 4 game suspension

New York Jets running back Mike Goodson, arrested in May for allegedly possessing a semi-automatic handgun and marijuana, received a four-game league suspension Monday for violating the NFL's policy and program for substances of abuse.
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  • Santonio Holmes returns to practice with Jets

    Santonio Holmes returns to practice with Jets

    After being activated off the physically unable to perform list on Friday, wide receiver Santonio Holmes practiced with the New York Jets Monday for the first time since suffering a Lisfranc injury last September. According to Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.…
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  • Sanchez hopes clipped wing is ready for Week 1

    Sanchez hopes clipped wing is ready for Week 1

    nydailynews.com Aug 26, 2013
    Mark Sanchez has 12 days to heal if he’s going to be ready to face Darrelle Revis and the Bucs in the Jets’ season opener on Sept. 8.
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  • Mehta: Rex gets last word on QB choice, job may hinge on it

    Mehta: Rex gets last word on QB choice, job may hinge on it

    nydailynews.com Aug 26, 2013
    Rex Ryan will make one final impactful decision for the Jets as his professional world slowly crumbles around him. Less than a month after new general manager John Idzik publicly undercut his head coach’s autonomy in the quarterback competition evaluati…
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  • Jets release Hayden Smith

    Jets release Hayden Smith

    thejetsblog.com Aug 26, 2013
    The Jets have released Hayden Smith, the team announced. Smith signed with the Jets in April 2012 and was waived in August of that year. He signed with the practice squad the next day, and was promoted to the active roster in late October. Smith made on…
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Pierre-Paul and Rolle Join Practice

    N.F.L. Roundup: Pierre-Paul and Rolle Join Practice

    nytimes.com Aug 26, 2013
    Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was taken off the physically unable to perform list Monday, and safety Antrel Rolle joined him at practice.
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  • Ryan Refuses to Revisit Quarterback Situation

    Ryan Refuses to Revisit Quarterback Situation

    nytimes.com Aug 26, 2013
    After taking responsibility for playing Mark Sanchez late in Saturday’s preseason game, Jets coach Rex Ryan did not want to answer questions Monday about Sanchez or Geno Smith.
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  • Geno Smith: I'm still confident

    Geno Smith: I'm still confident

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Jets quarterback Geno Smith called his performance on Saturday against the Giants "uneven." Most Jets fans would probably label that an understatement. The rookie threw three interceptions, and he stepped out of the end z…
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  • Coakley’s Corner: Q&A with Ellis Lankster

    Coakley’s Corner: Q&A with Ellis Lankster

    thejetsblog.com Aug 26, 2013
    Jeané Coakley, SNY Jets Reporter: There are plenty of new faces in the Jets secondary this season, but cornerback Ellis Lankster enters his third season with the Jets and is looking to build on last season. Hes a guy who works hard and always has a smil…
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  • Stumbling Out The Gate

    Stumbling Out The Gate

    CNNSI.com Aug 26, 2013
    Is the Jets' 2013 season already doomed after a disastrous preseason? And will that cost Rex Ryan his job?
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  • Chris Christie Is Now Feuding With Jets Beat Writers

    Chris Christie Is Now Feuding With Jets Beat Writers

    deadspin.com Aug 26, 2013
    Roget himself couldn't find the words for how excited I am about this Jets season. With Rex Ryan likely needing a miracle to save his job, all the built-up animus between the press and the front office over the past few years is bound to come to a boil.…
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  • Braylon Edwards' release is short-sighted

    Braylon Edwards' release is short-sighted

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- In a conversation two weeks ago about his future with the Jets, Braylon Edwards was confident he'd make the 53-man roster. He felt he had a strong ally in GM John Idzik, a former Seahawks executive who watched him play last season.…
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  • Mark Sanchez won’t practice or play; Jets won’t name starting Q…

    Mark Sanchez won’t practice or play; Jets won’t name starting QB

    thejetsblog.com ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    Rex Ryan confirmed that Mark Sanchez won’t practice or play this week due to what is being reported as a bruised shoulder. The team will not confirm the diagnosis as anything more than a “shoulder injury.” Sanchez is officially listed as day-to-day. “I’…
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  • Vacchiano: Giant faith in Eli never wavered

    Vacchiano: Giant faith in Eli never wavered

    nydailynews.com Aug 26, 2013
    Once upon a time, Eli Manning was Eli The Terrible. No, really. It’s true, even though some of his fans are probably too young to remember.
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  • Jets pare roster with 14 cuts

    Jets pare roster with 14 cuts

    ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The Jets released 14 players Monday. Here you go: NOTABLES: RB/KR Joe McKnight -- I could provide an explanation, but I'm not going to get into that. G Stephen Peterman -- Another bad signing by GM John Idzik. The cost was minimal;…
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  • McKnight & Edwards among first cuts by Jets

    McKnight & Edwards among first cuts by Jets

    The Jets released 15 players on Monday morning, including Joe McKnight, the running back who failed his conditioning test, suffered migraines, was arrested, had a concussion and was unable to walk to the practice field over the last few weeks.
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  • Is New York Jets coach Rex Ryan starting to lose his grip?

    Is New York Jets coach Rex Ryan starting to lose his grip?

    yahoo.com grantland.com Aug 26, 2013
    New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has a combined 14-18 record the past two seasons, with his team missing the playoffs both years. Those losses have put Ryan on the coaching hot seat and now, he appears to be losing his once cozy relationship with the m…
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  • Why JaMarcus Russell is a non-factor for the Jets

    Why JaMarcus Russell is a non-factor for the Jets

    thejetsblog.com Aug 26, 2013
    Mike Garafolo writes for FoxSports that while JaMarcus Russell has had some extremely light interest from NFL teams since he’s tried to make a comeback earlier this year, he explains why Russell hasn’t had much interest around the league, despite teams …
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  • Video - Jets QB Situation Remains Muddled 00:40

    Jets QB Situation Remains Muddled

    Aug 26
    ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini gives the latest from Jets camp after Rex Ryan declined to name a starter for the final preseason game.
  • Video - Should Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith start at QB for the New York Jets? 02:31

    Should Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith start at QB for the New York Jets?

    Aug 26
    Who should be the New York Jets' starting quarterback: Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith? NFL Network analysts Heath Evans and Willie McGinest debate.
  • Video - Quarterback situation remains a mystery for Rex Ryan and the New York Jets 02:27

    Quarterback situation remains a mystery for Rex Ryan and the New York Jets

    Aug 26
    NFL Network's Kimberly Jones updated the New York Jets quarterback situation with an injured Mark Sanchez and rookie Geno Smith. Plus, how did head coach Rex Ryan act in Monday's press conference?
  • Video - Has New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan lost control? 02:13

    Has New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan lost control?

    Aug 26
    After giving a frustrating press conference on Saturday night, the "NFL Total Access" crew debate what New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan's state of mind heading into the regular season.

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    Aug 26
    Not Just About Adrian Peterson
  • Arian Foster: The AFC’s Mystery Man

    Aug 26
    HOUSTON — Battle of the heavyweights here Sunday. When it was mostly first-teamers versus first-teamers through the first half, the score was the rejuvenated Saints (with some frisky new pups on defense) 17, Texans (minus J.J. Watt and Arian Foster) 16.…
  • Chadiha: Lacy might be the draft's biggest steal

    Aug 26
    In need of a jolt to their running game, the Packers might have found their answer in Eddie Lacy, Jeffri Chahida writes.