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Jets Defense Face Tough Challenge
jetsgab.com Updated Oct 2, 2013
The New York Jets have the second-ranked defense in the league. Heading into Monday night’s match-up against the Atlanta Falcons, you’d think that the Jets have the upper hand against the 1-3 Falcons offense. The Jets have faced below average offenses s…Share Tweet
Jets Coach Rex Ryan briefly considered asking the rookie quarterback Geno Smith to wear a color-coded wristband Monday night against Atlanta.Share Tweet
Geno can’t be so Green against Falconsnydailynews.com Oct 2, 2013Geno Smith, coming off a horrific performance in the Jets’ 38-13 loss to the Titans, has to not only overcome the challenge of matching a potentially explosive Falcons offense, but he’ll have to do it with a depleted receiving corps.Share TweetTennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker, out with a sprained knee and hip, said he doesn't think the hits Sunday from New York Jets players Muhammad Wilkerson and Quinton Coples are worthy of fines.Share TweetTitans' S Griffin fined $21,000 for hit on Jets' HillShare TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Mike Goodson missed training camp and the first four weeks of the regular season, but he hopes to make his New York Jets debut Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons. "I feel like I'm a playmaker," the veteran running b…Share Tweet
Jets coach Rex Ryan wants to improve Geno Smith through stoplight terminologyyahoo.com Oct 2, 2013New York Jets coach Rex Ryan experienced the growing pains of a rookie quarterback a few years ago. Mark Sanchez was New York’s fifth overall selection in 2009 despite skipping his senior season. Sanchez threw 12 touchdowns and 20 interceptions as a roo…Share TweetNew York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes will miss multiple games because his hamstring injury is worse than initially thought, according to a league source.Share Tweet
Jets to bench guard Vlad Ducasse for rookie Brian Wintersthejetsblog.com Oct 2, 2013The New York Jets are planning changes to their starting lineup in an effort to get better and send a message to the team, according to Brian Costello of the New York Post. The Jets are making a change to their starting offense this week, but it’s not a…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013The Jets could obviously use the help, as they’re 31st in the league in kickoff return average. So it’s not a total surprise that they’d kick the tires — again —on Josh Cribbs. The Jets had Cribbs in this summer, when he was visiting teams trying to pro…Share Tweet
Green Day: Talking Geno and BrowningThe New York Jets are preparing for a trip to Atlanta -- "Monday Night Football" -- and it has me thinking about the first time I covered a game in Atlanta, Sept. 6, 1992. It was the season opener, and the Jets began a new quarterback era that…Share Tweet
Milliner plans to give it college try with Jetsnydailynews.com Oct 2, 2013A quarter of the way into the season, first-round draft pick Dee Milliner is probably a little too familiar with watching the Jets from the sidelines or on television.Share Tweet
Time To Bench Geno Smith?Oct 2ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter discusses Geno Smith's struggles and wonders if the Jets should give Matt Simms a shot as the starting quarterback.
Jets' Holmes Could Miss A MonthOct 2Adam Caplan discusses how Jets WR Santonio Holmes' hamstring injury will impact rookie QB Geno Smith.
Chadiha: Never overlook 49ers LB BowmanOct 2Unsung 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman deserves recognition and demands opponents' attention, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Jim Trotter: Source: Buccaneers have fined Josh Freeman twice in last mont…Oct 2Add another layer to the ongoing feud between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and quarterback Josh Freeman, as SI has learned that Freeman has been fined twice by the club in the last month, including once in the last week, for conduct detrimental to the team.…
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Rex and Coughlin, Mirror ImagesOct 2Rex and Coughlin, Mirror Images