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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?Upvote Share Tweet
Gang's new WR facing up-Hill battle over commentsThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rex without stars, not without hopeRex 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’tUpvote Share Tweet
BGA Extra: 49ers at JetsThis 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
Break It Down: Kaepernick outshines TebowCNNSI.com Oct 3, 2012Tim 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.Upvote Share TweetAfter 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Woody Johnson eventually will push for TebowThe 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…Upvote Share TweetNew 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 chUpvote Share TweetDear 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…Upvote Share TweetNew 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Quick Hits: Rex Ryan’s Presser 10.03.12Well 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 wiUpvote Share TweetTo 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 »Upvote Share TweetRex 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Jets sink further into abyssESPN.com Oct 3, 2012I 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…Upvote Share TweetOne 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…Upvote Share TweetHe 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 hisUpvote Share Tweet
Lola Sports Photo Essay — Niners v Jets: Parting the Red SeaOur 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 NiUpvote Share TweetWith 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Jason Cole Yahoo!: Jets WR S. Holmes has a lisfranc injury to his le…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.”Upvote Share TweetTwo 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 loUpvote Share Tweetjetsgab.com Oct 3, 2012The 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Jets Season In JeopardyOct 3Episode 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.
'Sound FX': Jets fall 34-0Oct 3The 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.
Blogger Blitz: Holmes Out For SeasonOct 3AFC East blogger James Walker talks about the loss of Santonio Holmes and the impact it will have on the Jets
Santonio Holmes Out For SeasonOct 3Rich 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.
Young defensive backs have made their marksOct 3At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton