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NY Jets head coach Rex Ryan has lost his bravado and looks more…

NY Jets head coach Rex Ryan has lost his bravado and looks more like Eric Mangini than himself

nydailynews.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
Rex Ryan's words lacked the zip, the conviction, the comedy act of the last three years. The bluster was gone, the fire missing from his eyes. Who stole the old Rex and brought back Eric Mangini?
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  • Gang's new WR facing up-Hill battle over comments

    Gang's new WR facing up-Hill battle over comments

    nydailynews.com Oct 3, 2012
    The Jets’ newest wide receiver had some choice words about his new team last season when he was scheduled to face Gang Green as a Jacksonville Jaguar.
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  • Rex without stars, not without hope

    Rex without stars, not without hope

    nydailynews.com Oct 3, 2012
    Rex Ryan didn’t shed any tears or try ball burial ceremonies this time to motivate a team at a crossroads. Despite season-ending injuries to Darrelle Revis and Santonio Holmes and an embarrassing 34-0 loss on Sunday, Ryan insisted that the Jets won’t
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  • BGA Extra: 49ers at Jets

    BGA Extra: 49ers at Jets

    thejetsblog.com Oct 3, 2012
    This 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…
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  • Break It Down: Kaepernick outshines Tebow

    Break It Down: Kaepernick outshines Tebow

    CNNSI.com Oct 3, 2012
    Tim Tebow might be the most talked about backup in the NFL, but he was outshined by a different second-stringer last week. Chris Burke examines why the Jets QB has yet to take off.
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  • Rex Ryan: I like Plaxico, but we want younger guys with more sp…

    Rex Ryan: I like Plaxico, but we want younger guys with more speed

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    After the Jets confirmed that veteran receiver Santonio Holmes is done for the season, coach Rex Ryan got the inevitable question about whether his replacement could be Plaxico Burress. But Ryan said the Jets are going in a different direction. Although…
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  • Report:  Woody Johnson eventually will push for Tebow

    Report: Woody Johnson eventually will push for Tebow

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    The Jets have dominated the news in recent days, and not for good reasons. It will continue, and not for good reasons. Eventually, it will result in the news that Tim Tebow is the quarterback. Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com recently reported that two pe…
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  • Aaron Berry: Rex Ryan told me he believes in second chances

    Aaron Berry: Rex Ryan told me he believes in second chances

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    New Jets cornerback Aaron Berry said after he signed this week that he knows he’s working on his last chance in the NFL after the Lions dumped him this summer for getting arrested twice. But Berry says that if there’s a coach willing to give second ch
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  • Running Doc explains ‘Lisfranc’ foot injury suffered by New Yor…

    Running Doc explains ‘Lisfranc’ foot injury suffered by New York Jets receiver Santonio Holmes  

    Dear Running Doc: The New York Jets announced Wednesday that Santonio Holmes, their best wide receiver, suffered a Lisfranc injury to his foot, yet X-rays were negative. They said he would be out for the season. What is this injury? Paul F., Garden City…
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  • Rex Ryan: Jets tired, not quitting

    Rex Ryan: Jets tired, not quitting

    New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan (sort of) went to bat for his team's poor performance in last weekend's 34-0 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. According to Ryan, New York's defense was tired, not quitting. "I think we wore down a little bit at the…
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  • Patrick Willis garners NFC defensive player of the week honor

    Patrick Willis garners NFC defensive player of the week honor

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    The San Francisco 49ers dominated the lifeless, reeling New York Jets by a score of 34-0 in Week Four, and for his efforts in the game, Niners linebacker Patrick Willis earned NFC defensive player of the week honors. Willis racked up ten tackles against…
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  • Quick Hits: Rex Ryan’s Presser 10.03.12

    Quick Hits: Rex Ryan’s Presser 10.03.12

    thejetsblog.com Oct 3, 2012
    Well it’s official. In a span of a week the Jets have lost their franchise cornerback and arguably their best offensive player in Santonio Holmes who has officially been placed on the Injured Reserve list after suffering a Lisfranc injury. The injury wi
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  • Jets Sign A Receiver Who Called Them "Overhyped" Last Season

    Jets Sign A Receiver Who Called Them "Overhyped" Last Season

    To make up for the loss of Santonio Holmes, the Jets added receiver Jason Hill today, per Brian Costello of the New York Post. This is the same Jason Hill who called the Jets "overhyped" last season. More »
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  • 49ers' Rogers suggests Jets defense quit Sunday

    49ers' Rogers suggests Jets defense quit Sunday

    nydailynews.com Oct 3, 2012
    Rex Ryan's Jets suffered an embarrassing loss on Sunday afternoon. But the shots to Gang Green's pride didn't stop when the final whistle blew on a 34-0 spanking at the hands of the 49ers.
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  • Jets sink further into abyss

    Jets sink further into abyss

    ESPN.com Oct 3, 2012
    I have a new nickname for the New York Jets after all that's happened the past two weeks. Call them the "Bad News Jets." Whether it's on the field or off, New York continues to stumble over itself and sink further into the abyss. The latest ba…
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  • Aaron Maybin calls his 2012 start “average,” which could be an…

    Aaron Maybin calls his 2012 start “average,” which could be an overstatement

    One of the great stories of the 2011 season has become an afterthought in 2012. Linebacker Aaron Maybin, a first-rounder whom the Bills dumped after only two seasons, became a key contributor in 2011 with the Jets.  But the anti-Gholston, who had six sa…
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  • Rolle Sheds Light on the Sanchez Problem

    Rolle Sheds Light on the Sanchez Problem

    thejetsblog.com Oct 3, 2012
    He may be an outsider, but to Giants cornerback Antrell Rolle, there’s only one answer to the Jets’ quarterback conundrum: Mark Sanchez. Speaking at a promotional appearance for MasterCard and Chase on Tuesday, Rolle says Sanchez’s skill set and his
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  • Lola Sports Photo Essay — Niners v Jets: Parting the Red Sea

    Lola Sports Photo Essay — Niners v Jets: Parting the Red Sea

    thejetsblog.com Oct 3, 2012
      Our good friend Roof made his way out to the Meadowlands last Sunday and looks like he had more fun outside the stadium than from the inside.  Check out his excellent photo essay, replete with motorized beer coolers, parking lot pushups, throngs of Ni
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  • Browns have injury problems at receiver, too

    Browns have injury problems at receiver, too

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    With the Jets losing receiver Santonio Holmes for the season, some have suggested that they should try to swing a trade with the team that helped bring Mark Sanchez to town three years ago. The Browns, whose top-five pick in 2009 resulted in the Jets la…
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  • Jason Cole Yahoo!: Jets WR S. Holmes has a lisfranc injury to h…

    Jason Cole Yahoo!: Jets WR S. Holmes has a lisfranc injury to his le…

    thejetsblog.com Oct 3, 2012
    Jets WR S. Holmes has a lisfranc injury to his left foot. Still unclear if it’s broken, but is 99% likely out for the season.”
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  • Mike Pouncey apologizes to Dolphins fans

    Mike Pouncey apologizes to Dolphins fans

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    Two straight overtime losses aren’t a particularly good way of generating goodwill with your fan base, something Dolphins center Mike Pouncey seems to realize. Pouncey took the unusual step of issuing a public apology to Dolphins fans this week after lo
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  • Jets Ink RB/FB Lex Hilliard; Cut WR Patrick Turner

    Jets Ink RB/FB Lex Hilliard; Cut WR Patrick Turner

    jetsgab.com Oct 3, 2012
    The Jets have signed free agent RB/FB Lex Hilliard, the team announced. Hilliard, who was originally drafted by Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano in Miami, spent 2008-11 with the Dolphins before bouncing between the Vikings practice squad and the …
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Jets Season In Jeopardy 03:03

    NFL32OT: Jets Season In Jeopardy

    Oct 3
    Episode 199: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the injuries plaguing the Jets. Mark Schlereth breaks down Tony Romo and the Cowboys' offensive woes. The NFL32 crew discuss J.J. Watt and the Texans defense.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Jets fall 34-0 03:48

    'Sound FX': Jets fall 34-0

    Oct 3
    The New York Jets suffered a big blow Sunday, losing wide receiver Santonio Holmes for the season and falling at home to the San Francisco 49ers. Listen to Jets head coach Rex Ryan during the team's loss.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Holmes Out For Season 00:52

    Blogger Blitz: Holmes Out For Season

    Oct 3
    AFC East blogger James Walker talks about the loss of Santonio Holmes and the impact it will have on the Jets
  • Video - Santonio Holmes Out For Season 02:12

    Santonio Holmes Out For Season

    Oct 3
    Rich Cimini talks about the Jets losing WR Santonio Holmes to a season-ending injury, impact it will have on the offense and signing veteran WR Jason Hill.

Sports Columnists

  • Young defensive backs have made their marks

    Oct 3
    At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton