This is the November 17, 2012 news archive. View today's Jets rumors and news.
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…
Jets hitched to Sanchez with season on brinkUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetThe 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 touchdowShare 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.
BGA: Scouting Kahlil BellUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetEarlier 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 theSource: thejetsblog.comShare 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.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.
Jets GM not worried about job securityUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetThe 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…Source: ESPN.com
Howard Remains Thankful for Mentor, Wayne HunterUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetFLORHAM 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 starSource: thejetsblog.comShare TweetLet’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 tabSource: ESPN.comShare TweetSouth 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. . . .Source: profootballtalk.com
Mike Tannenbaum defends trading for Tim TebowUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetJets 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. TanSource: profootballtalk.com