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NY Jets' Rex Ryan finds no answer at quarterback after testing …

NY Jets' Rex Ryan finds no answer at quarterback after testing out Greg McElroy over Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow

Existential football question: Are sacks really that much better for an offense than interceptions, or do they just lead to the same result, loss of possession?
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  • Buzz: Tebow Wanted Out of His Situational Role

    Buzz: Tebow Wanted Out of His Situational Role

    There was some confusion today as the Jets utilized Jeremy Kerley in their spread/wildcat package instead of Tim Tebow. Apparently, Tebow’s frustrations took their toll with the announcement on Tuesday that McElroy leapfrogged him on the depth chart whi
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  • Jets Insider: Nobody home on 'D'

    Jets Insider: Nobody home on 'D'

    nydailynews.com Dec 23, 2012
    Three days after teammates named him the season’s most valuable player, cornerback Antonio Cromartie walked out of the post-game showers and eyed the empty locker stalls around his. “Everybody else gone,” he said. “I’m about to get out of here,
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  • One More Game Before Jets' Misery Ends

    One More Game Before Jets' Misery Ends

    There may not be anything left to say in the days leading to the season finale in Buffalo. The Jets will finish with a losing record for the first time under Rex Ryan.
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  • Sources: Tebow asked to be left out of Wildcat

    Sources: Tebow asked to be left out of Wildcat

    ESPN.com Dec 23, 2012
    Tim Tebow was so frustrated when the starting job was conferred upon Greg McElroy early last week that he told the coaches he didn't want to be used in any Wildcat packages Sunday, multiple Jets sources told ESPNNewYork.com.
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  • Audible: Anything Change?

    Audible: Anything Change?

    thejetsblog.com Dec 23, 2012
    Sunday was a mixed bag for the Jets. While the quarterback spot wasn’t the sole reason the Jets won or lost, now that you’ve seen a full game against a talented but listless opponent, has your perspective changed at all about the Jets and what lies ah
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  • "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your S…

    "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 23, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from London Fletcher losing his lunch to sad Tom Brady. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • New QB, same old result for Jets

    New QB, same old result for Jets

    nydailynews.com Dec 23, 2012
    Greg McElroy, a starting signal caller for the first time in his career, was sacked 11 times, threw a costly interception into triple coverage and lost a fumble as he was sacked in the fourth quarter.
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  • Linebackers Coach Mike Smith to Head to Texas Tech

    Linebackers Coach Mike Smith to Head to Texas Tech

      There could be a lot of coaching changes on the Jets in the coming weeks and it looks like one coach already has a new job outside the NFL. The Daily News has learned that outside linebackers coach Mike Smith will leave Gang Green after the season to …
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  • Manning, Cruz, know 1 play can boost G-Men

    Manning, Cruz, know 1 play can boost G-Men

    nydailynews.com Dec 23, 2012
    In the Giants’ darkest moment one year ago, their backs weren’t just against the wall, they were against their own end zone, too. It was third-and-10 from their own 1 and they were a 7-7 team staring at elimination and trailing the Jets 7-3 with halft
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Chargers-Jets Recap 01:29

    Sunday Blitz: Chargers-Jets Recap

    Dec 23
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Chargers' 27-17 win over the Jets.
  • Video - Chargers Sack Jets In McElroy's Debut 00:31

    Chargers Sack Jets In McElroy's Debut

    Dec 23
    Philip Rivers threw two TDs, and the Chargers sacked Jets QB Greg McElroy 11 times in a 27-17 win.
  • Video - Jets postgame press conference 04:26

    Jets postgame press conference

    Dec 23
    Jets react following game with Chargers
  • Video - San Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets highlights 03:08

    San Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets highlights

    Dec 23
    Watch as Philip Rivers throws for 165 yards and two TDs, and the San Diego Chargers' defense racks up 11 sacks as they beat the New York Jets 27-17 in Week 16.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Megatron the headliner, but history was made all over Week 16

    Dec 23
    The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.
  • Don Banks: Critical win proves Vikes are more than a one-man show; more Sn…

    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 16 that saw the NFL's playoff field taking shape in almost-finalized fashion...
  • Don Banks: After 45 seasons, Bengals finally find some history in repeatin…

    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Heinz Field felt like history central Sunday in the NFL. But maybe not the way many would have expected.
  • Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings topple Houston Tex…

    Dec 23
    Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings keep playoff hopes alive with win over Houston Texans