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The Jets have been backing up for a while now, back to when they were 8-5 last season before the bottom fell out. They have lost nine of 12 games since then, lost those games by an average of 16 points. You think about where they were at 8-5, even where…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets hitched to Sanchez with season on brinkThe Jets may look nothing like the offensive juggernaut that exploded in the season opener, but Rex Ryan & Co. still believe it’s not too late to reverse course and keep their shrinking playoff hopes alive. Ryan’s 3-6 team has scored just one touchdowUpvote Share TweetIt was a bad idea back in March when the Jets traded for Tim Tebow and it looks even worse in November, especially following the events of last week when teammates and members of the organization trashed him.Upvote Share Tweet
BGA: Scouting Kahlil Bellthejetsblog.com Updated Nov 17, 2012Earlier this week, the Jets signed free agent running back Kahlil Bell. Jets fans might not know too much about Bell, so I’ve been looking at game footage in detail to investigate what he could bring to the table. Bell spent his first three years in theUpvote Share TweetFrom Joe Namath, the original rebel with a cause, to Marty Lyons, to Ray Lucas, to Damien Woody to Joe Klecko, the coaches, Bill Parcells, Herman Edwards, and others. They all walk softly and carry big mouths.Upvote Share TweetThe bad-mouthing of Tim Tebow by anonymous teammates is symptomatic of a larger problem on a 3-6 team whose season is spiraling away in a series of ugly losses. If it keeps up, they could soon be playing for the jobs of Rex Ryan and Mike Tannenbaum.Upvote Share Tweet
Jets GM not worried about job securityESPN.com Updated Nov 17, 2012The New York Jets created another media circus this week when teammates anonymously ripped quarterback Tim Tebow. That controversy, along with a 3-6 record, forced owner Woody Johnson make a rare media appearance and lay down a verbal gauntlet this week…Upvote Share Tweet
Howard Remains Thankful for Mentor, Wayne Hunterthejetsblog.com Updated Nov 17, 2012FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Jets starting right tackle Austin Howard knows a different side to Wayne Hunter. He is of course the most polarizing man on the Jets last year not named Brian Schottenheimer and fans loved to abuse and ridicule Hunter. The Jets starUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Nov 17, 2012Let’s be honest: Playoff chances are virtually over for three teams in the AFC East. The New York Jets (3-6), Miami Dolphins (4-6) and Buffalo Bills (4-6) already have played their way out of contention in 2012. Unless one of these teams can run the tabUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 17, 2012South Korean rapper Psy will go Gangnam Style when the Bills host the Seahawks next month. (Maybe Reggie Bush will show up to help sing the “Hey, sexy lady!” part.) Jets CB Darrelle Revis says “[t]his week has been a tough week for the team. . . .Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Tannenbaum defends trading for Tim Tebowprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 17, 2012Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum’s decision to trade for quarterback Tim Tebow this offseason has been a non-factor on the field at best and a major distraction off the field at worst. But Tannenbaum isn’t willing to call that trade a mistake. TanUpvote Share Tweet