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2012 NFL Week Five Preview — Houston vs New York Jets

2012 NFL Week Five Preview — Houston vs New York Jets

jetsgab.com thejetsblog.com Updated Oct 4, 2012
There is panic in the Big Apple over the Jets, and we’re only four weeks into the NFL season. The Jets have been an up and down team to this point, winning two and losing two, but there is major concern as they get set to host beat J.J.Watt and the Hous
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  • Tebow continues to tiptoe around tough topics

    Tebow continues to tiptoe around tough topics

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    With increasing speculation that the Jets should remove the funk hovering over the franchise by benching quarterback Mark Sanchez and going with Tim Tebow, the New York media tried their damnedest on Thursday to get Tebow to give them a sound bite sugge…
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  • BGA: Scouting Jason Hill

    BGA: Scouting Jason Hill

    Yesterday, the Jets signed free agent wide receiver Jason Hill. Jets fans might not know too much about Hill, so I’ve been looking at game footage in detail to investigate what he could bring to the table. Hill had signed with the Denver Broncos in the
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  • Ben Tate’s status is undecided for Monday night

    Ben Tate’s status is undecided for Monday night

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    As the Texans prepare to become the second straight opponent to apply the “ground and pound” to the Jets on their own turf, running back Ben Tate may not be available for grounding and/or pounding. Tate missed practice on Thursday with a toe injury. 
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  • Tebow not frustrated with his role

    Tebow not frustrated with his role

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Oct 4, 2012
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow said he is not frustrated with his role in the Jets' offense and has not talked to anyone about his lack of involvement. ESPN's Ed Werder said Tuesday that Tebow is frustrated with his lack of usag…
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  • Mark Sanchez unthreatened by prospect of losing his job

    Mark Sanchez unthreatened by prospect of losing his job

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    One of the first things Jets coach Rex Ryan did in the wake of Sunday’s 34-0 pounding at the hands of the 49ers was to reaffirm his commitment to Mark Sanchez as the team’s starting quarterback. Ryan’s unwavering support of his quarterback after a 1
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  • Jets Play-Action Suffering Due to Poor Running Game

    Jets Play-Action Suffering Due to Poor Running Game

    Beyond the point of just effectively running the ball, having an good running game makes it that much easier to pass the ball.  Unfortunatley for the Jets, both the running game and the play-action pass that comes with it has not been as good as expecte…
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  • Quarter-mark report card: Jets

    Quarter-mark report card: Jets

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    The New York Jets are in first-place in the AFC East after four games. The Jets are 2-2 but is the only team with two division wins. Here is the quarter-mark report card for New York: Offense: D- New offensive coordinator Tony Sparano has not sparked Ne…
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  • "Are We Live? Oh Shit." Liam Neeson Appears On Sports…

    "Are We Live? Oh Shit." Liam Neeson Appears On SportsCenter And Has Absolutely No Idea What He's Being Asked

    deadspin.com Oct 4, 2012
    Liam Neeson dragged himself onto SportsCenter yesterday to pimp Taken 2 and wow. Has there ever been a guest on SportsCenter who was so unprepared to be a guest on SportsCenter? Neeson didn't like where it was headed from the get-go-he was being asked a
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  • Berry Grateful for Chance to Play With Jets

    Berry Grateful for Chance to Play With Jets

    thejetsblog.com Oct 4, 2012
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Troubled cornerback Aaron Berry is getting a second chance with the Jets and one that he says he’s looking forward to taking full advantage of in the coming days. There’s no doubt that Berry, who spent the last two years in Detr
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  • PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta and Week Five picks

    PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta and Week Five picks

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    There are rarely dull moments around the Jets and this week has proven to be no exception. They got crushed by the 49ers, lost Santonio Holmes for the season and signed cornerback Aaron Berry coming off of a suspension for incidents that helped pave his…
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  • Reggie Bush: No panic for 1-3 Dolphins

    Reggie Bush: No panic for 1-3 Dolphins

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Miami Dolphins are 1-3 after losing back-to-back overtime games to the New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals. Few teams make the playoffs after that kind of start, but Dolphins starting running back Reggie Bush says the team is not deterred. "Thi…
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  • Plaxico says he’s back to being the player he knows he can be

    Plaxico says he’s back to being the player he knows he can be

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Jets have a real need at receiver.  But they really don’t want Plaxico Burress. No one wants Plaxico Burress.  And it makes no sense. Last year, fresh from an extended stay at the Motel 6-to-10, Burress had multiple suitors.  The Jets wanted him.
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  • Daily Screencap Classic: J-E-S-T JEST JEST JEST

    Daily Screencap Classic: J-E-S-T JEST JEST JEST

    deadspin.com Oct 4, 2012
    The 2-2 Jets, mired in a trench of poor quarterback play and idiots screaming for Tebow, added to that the reeling feeling of learning Santonio Holmes would be missing the rest of the season. More »
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  • Jets Players Show-Up on Day Off

    Jets Players Show-Up on Day Off

    thejetsblog.com Oct 4, 2012
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Following a 34-0 loss to the 49ers where the Jets got dominated in nearly every facet of the game, head coach Rex Ryan gave his players Monday off to focus on righting the ship and to give the head coaching staff a chance to evaluat
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    After searching all last year, the Bills are still looking for any degree of consistency on offense. Dolphins CB Sean Smith is living up to expectations after the Vontae Davis trade. Patriots RT Sebastian Vollmer is playing better after a slow start. Je…
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  • Week 5 Probabilities, and Jets'  Sanchez Folly

    Week 5 Probabilities, and Jets' Sanchez Folly

    nytimes.com Oct 4, 2012
    No matter how you slice it statistically, the Jets are paying Mark Sanchez too much money for mediocre production.
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  • Video - NFL Live OT: Monday Night Football Preview 01:52

    NFL Live OT: Monday Night Football Preview

    Oct 4
    NFL Live OT looks ahead to Texans vs. Jets.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Jets 00:41

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Jets

    Oct 4
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at the New York Jets
  • Video - Weather update: Texans  @ Jets 01:00

    Weather update: Texans @ Jets

    Oct 4
    AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Texans @ Jets.
  • Video - Preview: Houston Texans vs. New York Jets 03:39

    Preview: Houston Texans vs. New York Jets

    Oct 4
    NFL Films previews the Week 5 matchup between the Houston Texans and the New York Jets.

Sports Columnists

  • After winning their first four games, the Arizona Cardinals' first loss ex…

    Oct 4
    After winning their first four games, the Arizona Cardinals' flaws, specifically on offense, were exposed.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 5 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Oct 4
    The NFC is the superior conference by far in 2012. That actually keeps more AFC teams in the playoff race, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 4
    A reader named Mike in St. Louis sent me the following e-mail this week: "Simmons, football fans in St. Louis have suffered enough, compiling the wor...