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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid likens GOP's problems to Jets…

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid likens GOP's problems to Jets' quarterback quandary

The Senate’'s top Democrat slammed the New York Jets along with the Republican Party on Thursday , saying they both share a problem: Who’'s their quarterback? Sen. Harry Reid used the sports analogy to slam the GOP’s approach to the looming budget d
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  • Feds raid home of ex-Jet Fabini

    Feds raid home of ex-Jet Fabini

    THE FEDS RAIDED Jason Fabini’s Fort Wayne, Ind., home early Thursday, but the former Jets offensive tackle says he’s not a target of a criminal probe.
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  • Jets Insider: Rex wants RBs involved in passing game

    Jets Insider: Rex wants RBs involved in passing game

    nydailynews.com Dec 6, 2012
    Rex Ryan says the running game is improving from its early season swoons. The Jets are 26th in rush yards per attempt at 3.8, but have averaged 146 yards in their four games since the bye. “The offensive line is doing a good job blocking,” said runnin
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  • Rex likely will stay, Tannenbaum could be reassigned

    Rex likely will stay, Tannenbaum could be reassigned

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    Changes are likely coming to the Jets if (when) another season ends without a playoff berth.  Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News shed some light during Thursday’s PFT Live on what could happen. Mehta firmly believes that coach Rex Ryan will be bac
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  • Mark Sanchez Is A Bad Quarterback. That's Why He Shouldn't Try …

    Mark Sanchez Is A Bad Quarterback. That's Why He Shouldn't Try To Play It Safe.

    During Sunday's Fox telecast of Mark Sanchez's public flogging, in between the moments when Brian Billick repeated "jump street" and read copy for New Girl, a graphic popped up: Mark Sanchez, it read, had turned the ball over 81 times since hi…
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  • Mike Westhoff, asked to describe the Jets?...

    Mike Westhoff, asked to describe the Jets?...

    deadspin.com Dec 6, 2012
    Mike Westhoff, asked to describe the Jets? "I don't know. Close the door on your head and tell me how bad it hurts." More »
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  • Flashbacks of Henne vs. Sanchez debate

    Flashbacks of Henne vs. Sanchez debate

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Remember when there was intense debate in the AFC East blog about which quarterback was better: Chad Henne or Mark Sanchez? Miami Dolphins and New York Jets fans couldn't get enough of these young gunslingers. They were expected to develop and eventuall…
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  • Jaguars offense looks like it will be more shorthanded than usu…

    Jaguars offense looks like it will be more shorthanded than usual

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    One of the funniest things about the Jets pulling Mark Sanchez in the 7-6 victory over the Cardinals last week is that he wasn’t even the worst quarterback on the field. Bad as Sanchez was, Ryan Lindley was worse and wound up playing the entire game. We
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  • AccuScore: Jags beat Jets

    AccuScore: Jags beat Jets

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    The New York Jets made their quarterback decision and went back to Mark Sanchez. But according to AccuScore, it doesn't really matter who is under center this week for New York. AcccuScore predicts the hosting Jacksonville Jaguars (2-10) will beat the J…
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  • Tebow not quite ready to return to Jets' lineup

    Tebow not quite ready to return to Jets' lineup

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow returns to his hometown this weekend to face the Jacksonville Jaguars, but he's likely to be a spectator.
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  • Rex says Jet future not tied to Mark's success

    Rex says Jet future not tied to Mark's success

    nydailynews.com Dec 6, 2012
    The day after Rex Ryan announced that he's sticking with Mark Sanchez as the starting quarterback and admitted that "obviously I have to get this decision right," the head coach disagreed with the notion that his future with the Jets is linked…
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  • PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Week 14 picks

    PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Week 14 picks

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Jets have decided to turn back to Mark Sanchez at quarterback, a decision that will be a big part of the discussion on Thursday’s edition of PFT Live. Mike Florio will talk to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News about the Jets’ choice, which c
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  • Darnell Dockett Apologizes For Fighting Teammate Over "Let…

    Darnell Dockett Apologizes For Fighting Teammate Over "Let Them Score" Strategy, Still Clearly Doesn't Understand Why He Was Wro

    deadspin.com Dec 6, 2012
    On Sunday, the Jets had the ball deep in Arizona territory and a one-point lead. The directive came in from the Cardinals' sideline: Let them score a touchdown, so Arizona could get the ball back down eight with more than a minute remaining. Sound advic…
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  • Outsider’s Look: Jacksonville Jaguars

    Outsider’s Look: Jacksonville Jaguars

    thejetsblog.com Dec 6, 2012
    We try to look at the Jets opponents every week and take some of the statistical numbers from Football Outsiders to better understand what the Jets will be facing on Sunday.  Reminder, positive percentages are good on offense and specials, bad on defen
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Bills will be plugging in two first-time starters on the offensive line this week. Dolphins rookie Jonthan Martin is excited about switching from RT to LT after the injury to Jake Long. Jets backup QB Tim Tebow reached out to a teen who was injured …
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  • Week 13 Film Review, Horror Edition

    Week 13 Film Review, Horror Edition

    nytimes.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Jets' Mark Sanchez deserved to be benched after his second interception in the opening quarter against Arizona.
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  • Bondy: Unlike Jets, no question about who is Giants' Mann at QB

    Bondy: Unlike Jets, no question about who is Giants' Mann at QB

    nydailynews.com Dec 6, 2012
    Nobody troubled Tom Coughlin on Wednesday about whether Eli Manning or David Carr will be starting at quarterback against the New Orleans Saints. Taken out of context, it might be a reasonable question. After all, Manning ranks only 16th in the NFL quar…
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  • NY Giants are the anti-NY Jets, a picture of stability at quart…

    NY Giants are the anti-NY Jets, a picture of stability at quarterback, despite another up-and-down regular season

    nydailynews.com Dec 6, 2012
    Nobody troubled Tom Coughlin on Wednesday about whether Eli Manning or David Carr will be starting at quarterback against the New Orleans Saints. Taken out of context, it might be a reasonable question. After all, Manning ranks only 16th in the NFL quar…
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  • Video - Preview: New York Jets vs. Jacksonville Jaguars 02:27

    Preview: New York Jets vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

    Dec 6
    NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the New York Jets and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Video - "SportsNation" Poll Shows Tebow Should Start 05:42

    "SportsNation" Poll Shows Tebow Should Start

    Dec 6
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith react to the "SportsNation" poll which statesTim Tebow should start against Jacksonville.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Jets-Jaguars 00:54

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Jets-Jaguars

    Dec 6
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for the New York Jets at Jacksonville

Sports Columnists

  • Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Dec 6
    No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.