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…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.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 practiShare 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.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…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…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…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 outShare 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 delvinShare 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…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…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 coordinaShare 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.