This is the November 21, 2012 news archive. View today's Jets rumors and news.
It's feast or famine for NY Jets, who need to use Thanksgiving matchup with New England Patriots to kick-start a winning streak
As a result of being one step above incompetent the first 10 games of the season, the Jets have left themselves with virtually no margin for error over the final six games.Upvote Share Tweet
As a result of being one step above incompetent the first 10 games of the season, the Jets have left themselves with virtually no margin for error over the final six games.Upvote Share TweetIf the Jets (4-6) have any chance of beating the Patriots on Thursday night and rallying to make the playoffs like they did in 2009, Mark Sanchez must play mistake-free like he did in the win over the Rams last week.Upvote Share Tweetjetsgab.com Updated Nov 21, 2012Two rival AFC East teams will wrap up Thanksgiving with a game at MetLife Stadium, as the Patriots battle the Jets for the second time this season. New England can put a stranglehold on the division as they are 7-3, and with a win they can put a huge da…Upvote Share Tweet
My picks for Pats-Jets and the rest of Week 12CNNSI.com Updated Nov 21, 2012The better team doesn't always win in the NFL. So, can the Texans overcome many things working against them to beat the Lions on Thanksgiving? See what Peter King thinks.Upvote Share Tweet
BGA Extra: Jets at Ramsthejetsblog.com Updated Nov 21, 2012This analysis is based on watching and re-watching TV footage. As such, it is not always possible to accurately determine everything that was going on. However, every effort has been made to ensure that the information below is as complete and correct a…Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots’ Chandler Jones, Logan Mankins out vs. JetsRob Gronkowski isn’t the only important player the Patriots will be missing when they take on the Jets Thursday night. The Patriots confirmed today that not only is Gronkowski out for the Thanksgiving AFC East battle, but guard Logan Mankins and defensiUpvote Share Tweet
Final injury report: Patriots at JetsThe New England Patriots (7-3) and New York Jets (4-6) released their final injury report for the Thanksgiving game. Here is a look at who is expected to miss the AFC East showdown and what it means for both teams: Patriots Out: TE Rob Gronkowski (arm),…Upvote Share Tweet
A Ryan-Tannenbaum tug-of-war could be coming in New YorkFour years ago, as the Jets imploded from 8-3 to 9-7, owner Woody Johnson declared that both G.M. Mike Tannenbaum and coach Eric Mangini would return. The day after the season ended, Mangini was fired. Now that the Jets are careening toward another seas…Upvote Share TweetFive nuggets of knowledge about the Patriots-Jets Thanksgiving Day game: Win or go home: A poor start by the New York Jets this season makes this a must-win game on Thanksgiving. The Jets are 4-6 and losers of three of their past four games. They cannot…Upvote Share Tweet
Quirks of the Game: The Third-String Quarterbacknytimes.com Updated Nov 21, 2012Backup quarterbacks -- and in some cases, third-stringers -- came to the fore after injuries to a bunch of starters, but the odds are almost always stacked against them.Upvote Share TweetOnce Darrelle Revis was lost for the season, Antonio Cromartie became the Jets best cornerback by default. But a conversation with Revis prior to the injury convinced Cromartie he needed to grow up anyway. “It shouldn’t have taken for Revis to go downUpvote Share Tweet
Landry Wants to “Remain Home” in New Yorkthejetsblog.com Updated Nov 21, 2012LaRon Landry has certainly changed the culture of the safety position for the Jets in the span of 10 games. His hard hits and solid coverage ability has been an upgrade to former tandems in past years and when asked about his future, he seemed keen on m…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Nov 21, 2012The former Jets quarterback said that if the Jets continued to struggle, they should give Tim Tebow a chance to start.Upvote Share TweetWe have some good news for the New England Patriots (7-3) and not-so-good news for the New York Jets (4-6). Albert Breer of the NFL Network reports Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will make his return from an ankle injury on Thanksgiving night agains…Upvote Share TweetAfter spending last week trying to sniff out anonymous sources, and defending themselves from accusations that the clown car was beginning to role again, the Jets are on a different track this week. Coach Rex Ryan was notably humble early in the week, a…Upvote Share TweetBills players and coaches donated more than $40,000 to help feed more than 900 families this Thanksgiving. The Dolphins like what they’re getting from return man Marcus Thigpen. Said Patriots coach Bill Belichick of the difficulty of playing Jets CB AntUpvote Share Tweet
Mehta: Jets problem is lack of talent, not RexThe Jets are 4-6 for myriad reasons. Darrelle Revis, the best defensive player in the NFL, and Santonio Holmes, the Jets’ top offensive playmaker, are out for the season. Mark Sanchez’s supporting cast is below average at best. Ryan isn’t the probleUpvote Share Tweet
Three Keys For The JetsNov 21Rich Cimini gives his three keys for the Jets versus the Patriots and makes a prediction.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: NE-NYJNov 21Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Patriots-Jets
Have The Jets Hurt Tebow's Chances In The NFL?Nov 21Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether the Jets have hurt Tim Tebow's chances to succeed in the NFL.
Biggest NFL games of Week 12 -- John Clayton's First & 10Nov 21Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.
Clayton mailbag: QB trades lose their lusterNov 21The Raiders traded two high picks for Carson Palmer. Palmer's struggles are one of the reasons trades involving QBs are risky, writes John Clayton.
The Sports Guy's Thanksgiving Football MailbagNov 21Inept coaches, serial killer questions, and, of course, all your Week 12 picks.