This is the December 21, 2012 news archive. View today's Jets rumors and news.
Well, now we know how the Jets currently regard Tim Tebow in relation to Mark Sanchez. Per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Sanchez will serve as the No. 2 quarterback on Sunday against the Chargers, behind new starter/previously consistently in…Upvote Share Tweet
nydailynews.com Dec 21, 2012The Daily News reported that Michael Vick, the benched Eagles quarterback, would be amenable to joining the Jets this offseason if Mark Sanchez is out of the equation, and Vick made clear that wherever he plays, he intends to start.Upvote Share Tweet
Folk on Injury Report?thejetsblog.com Dec 21, 2012FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — An unusual name popped up on the Jets injury report on Thursday but a back injury to Nick Folk won’t keep the Jets kicker out for Sunday’s game against the Chargers. On Wednesday, Folk had a “tweak” he suffered during practiUpvote Share Tweet
Nice-Guy Ryan Gets in the Way of Coach Ryannytimes.com Dec 21, 2012Rex Ryan is a brilliant strategist and can be loyal to the point of defiance, but sometimes his propensity to be caring can impede his ability to act in the greater good of the Jets.Upvote Share TweetEvery NFL fan knows that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Lions receiver Calvin Johnson are closing in on single-season yardage records. But did you know that Jets punt returner Jeremy Kerley is closing in on the single-season record for most fa…Upvote Share TweetBack in September, a 27-year-old from a tiny Norwegian town named Harvard Rugland uploaded this video to Youtube. Despite only ever having played soccer, he's able to do some crazy things with a football: Over-the-head kicks, drop kicks, kicks across go…Upvote Share Tweet
Final Word: AFC EastESPN.com Dec 21, 2012Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 16: Time for Big Mac: New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy has a chance to cap one of the most unexpected seasons in the AFC East. The former third-string quarterback will make his first career start Sunday against…Upvote Share TweetThe PFT Live week wraps up with the Week 16 picks, but before we get there we’ll have a chat with Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News about the Jets. There’s no shortage of things to talk about regarding the Jets as they start trying to figure outUpvote Share TweetWith the season circling the bowl, those in the Jets organization are getting a lot less shy about talking about what’s gone wrong with this team this season. Since Tebow has been such a central part of things it’s only fitting that folks are delvinUpvote Share Tweet
The Rundown: What’s Next for Jets Linebackers?thejetsblog.com Dec 21, 2012A few years ago, it was the defensive line that needed a massive overhaul, now heading into the 2013 offseason, the linebacking corps is the group that will likely get some serious attention this offseason. While the group has historically been very ca…Upvote Share TweetThe Jets may lose one of the key cogs that helped them find so much defensive success in recent years. The Daily News has learned that defensive coordinator Mike Pettine has turned down a contract extension offer that would keep him with the team beyond…Upvote Share TweetBefore placing blame for the Jets’ misguided decision to acquire quarterback-of-all-trades Tim Tebow and their inability to use him effectively, a determination must be made that blame should be placed. In the apparent opinion of Jets offensive coordinaUpvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. New York JetsDec 21Did the New York Jets do a good job handling their QB situation? Our analysts explain why Mark Sanchez's struggles forced Jets head coach Rex Ryan's hand.
Is there a trade market for New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez?Dec 21Could the New York Jets trade QB Mark Sanchez during the offseason? Charlie Casserly and Ian Rapoport discuss which teams could be interested in the Jets signal-caller.
NFL playoff picture shaking out -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 21The usual suspects are returning to the NFL playoffs this season, ending a long streak of postseason turnover.
Peter King: Peterson grasps at history after remarkable recoveryDec 21The next two games of Adrian Peterson's life will be historic, whether he breaks Eric Dickerson's all-time rushing record or not. Peterson needs 188 yards to become the seventh player ever to rush for 2,000 yards in a season ... and he'd be the first to…
The Sports Guy goes through his inbox, plus Week 16 picksDec 21It's the end of the world as we know it, so the Sports Guy is cleaning out his inbox while making his Week 16 picks.