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Trouble afoot: Santonio likely to miss rest of season with Lisf…

Trouble afoot: Santonio likely to miss rest of season with Lisfranc injury

The Jets have been dealt a second devastating blow in a season quickly spiraling out of control.
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  • With NY Jets struggling to find playing time for Tim Tebow, her…

    With NY Jets struggling to find playing time for Tim Tebow, here are 12 other ways he can help

    nydailynews.com Oct 2, 2012
    T IM Tebow has a quarterback rating 34.6 points higher than Mark Sanchez, even though the backup has thrown only one pass. Imagine what he could do if he threw, say, four or five passes.
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  • Niners' DB Rogers 'shocked' by Jets' effort on D

    Niners' DB Rogers 'shocked' by Jets' effort on D

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    One of the worst defensive performances in Rex Ryan's coaching career turned even worse Tuesday night, when San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers accused the New York Jets of quitting late in Sunday's 34-0 blowout.
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  • In 2012, Kaepernick is the real Wildcat quarterback

    In 2012, Kaepernick is the real Wildcat quarterback

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    With all the talk (and, to date, that’s what it’s primarily been) about the Jets using the Wildcat formation, the 49ers quietly have outdone the Jets. There was nothing quiet about the Niners’ use of Colin Kaepernick on Sunday, who rushed for 50 yar
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  • BGA: Scouting Aaron Berry

    BGA: Scouting Aaron Berry

    On Monday, the Jets signed free agent cornerback Aaron Berry to a two-year contract, having worked out Berry and three other cornerbacks last week (including Darrin Walls, who went onto the practice squad). Jets fans might not know too much about Berry,…
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  • Jets sign ex-Dolphins FB Hilliard, release Turner

    Jets sign ex-Dolphins FB Hilliard, release Turner

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets have signed fullback Lex Hilliard and waived wide receiver Patrick Turner.
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  • "TEWBOW AT QB," And More Fan Suggestions To Improve The Jets

    "TEWBOW AT QB," And More Fan Suggestions To Improve The Jets

    deadspin.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Jets are in trouble. Their last game against the 49ers was an embarrassing 34-0 rout. Mark Sanchez passed for 103 yards. The Jets' next game is Monday night against the Texans, and the team has to improve. So someone on the Jets' Facebook page came …
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  • Sanchez-Fitzpatrick-Tannehill Watch

    Sanchez-Fitzpatrick-Tannehill Watch

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    The race to determine the second-best quarterback in the AFC East continues to heat up. We are at the quarter mark of the season. Let's check out the latest "Sanchez-Fitzpatrick-Tannehill Watch." Mark Sanchez, New York Jets Result: L, 34-0 aga…
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  • Rex rules out none of the free-agent receivers

    Rex rules out none of the free-agent receivers

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    With all signs pointing to receiver Santonio Holmes being done for the season and with several big-name free-agent receivers on the market, it makes sense to wonder whether the Jets would try to replace Holmes with someone like Terrell Owens, Chad Johns…
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  • Saints kick tires on five receivers

    Saints kick tires on five receivers

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    At a time when the Jets should be looking for help at receiver (more on that in a bit), the Saints have brought in five wideouts for a tire-kicking. A league source says the Saints worked out Brian Robiskie, Deon Butler, Jason Hill, Rasheed Davis, and P…
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  • Opinion: Aaron Maybin’s Lack of Snaps Indicate Other Problems f…

    Opinion: Aaron Maybin’s Lack of Snaps Indicate Other Problems for Jets

    thejetsblog.com Oct 2, 2012
      This morning on ESPN New York , Rich Cimini noted that Aaron Maybin, he who Many Good Things were expected of this season, only saw two defensive snaps in the game against the Niners last weekend. What gives? We really like Maybin, but one of the bigg…
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  • Video - Holmes out for the season 02:55

    Holmes out for the season

    Oct 2
    New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan announces Wednesday that wide receiver Santonio Holmes has a Lisfranc injury and is out for the remainder of the season.
  • Video - Buy or Sell?: Should Tebow start? 05:31

    Buy or Sell?: Should Tebow start?

    Oct 2
    Is it time for Tim Tebow to replace Mark Sanchez? Darren Sharper and Heath Evans debate that, plus whether the Packers are the best team in the NFL and if it's time for the Cowboys to get rid of Dez Bryant.
  • Video - T.O. or Ochocinco in NYC? 00:48

    T.O. or Ochocinco in NYC?

    Oct 2
    Should the Jets pursue Plaxico Burress, Terrell Owens or Chad Johnson? Charlie Casserly explains what the Jets need to do to replace Santonio Holmes.
  • Video - Has Tim Tebow Ruined Mark Sanchez? 06:29

    Has Tim Tebow Ruined Mark Sanchez?

    Oct 2
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if Tim Tebow's presence has ruined Mark Sanchez.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
    Taking stock at the quarter pole of the NFL's regular season, 10 teams are sitting pretty with winning records and at least three wins, while 10 others already are in trouble, with losing marks and no fewer than three losses. But what about the 12 teams…