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Jets Defense Face Tough Challenge

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…
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  • A Yellow Light for the Jets, but No Color-Coded System

    A Yellow Light for the Jets, but No Color-Coded System

    Jets Coach Rex Ryan briefly considered asking the rookie quarterback Geno Smith to wear a color-coded wristband Monday night against Atlanta.
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  • Geno can’t be so Green against Falcons

    Geno can’t be so Green against Falcons

    nydailynews.com Oct 2, 2013
    Geno 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.
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  • Locker: Hits that led to injury not worth fine

    Locker: Hits that led to injury not worth fine

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2013
    Tennessee 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.
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  • Titans' S Griffin fined $21,000 for hit on Jets' Hill
  • Jets RB Mike Goodson: 'I'm a playmaker'

    Jets RB Mike Goodson: 'I'm a playmaker'

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2013
    FLORHAM 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…
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  • Jets coach Rex Ryan wants to improve Geno Smith through stoplig…

    Jets coach Rex Ryan wants to improve Geno Smith through stoplight terminology

    yahoo.com Oct 2, 2013
    New 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…
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  • Source: Jets' Holmes out multiple games

    Source: Jets' Holmes out multiple games

    New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes will miss multiple games because his hamstring injury is worse than initially thought, according to a league source.
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  • Jets to bench guard Vlad Ducasse for rookie Brian Winters

    Jets to bench guard Vlad Ducasse for rookie Brian Winters

    thejetsblog.com Oct 2, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Josh Cribbs gets another look from the Jets

    Josh Cribbs gets another look from the Jets

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Green Day: Talking Geno and Browning

    Green Day: Talking Geno and Browning

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Milliner plans to give it college try with Jets

    Milliner plans to give it college try with Jets

    nydailynews.com Oct 2, 2013
    A 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.
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  • Video - Time To Bench Geno Smith? 01:29

    Time To Bench Geno Smith?

    Oct 2
    ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter discusses Geno Smith's struggles and wonders if the Jets should give Matt Simms a shot as the starting quarterback.
  • Video - Jets' Holmes Could Miss A Month 02:25

    Jets' Holmes Could Miss A Month

    Oct 2
    Adam Caplan discusses how Jets WR Santonio Holmes' hamstring injury will impact rookie QB Geno Smith.

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