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Liam Neeson fumbles Jets question on ESPN

Liam Neeson fumbles Jets question on ESPN

nydailynews.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
Liam Neeson, the Irish acting star in the new movie "Taken 2," offered his take on the Jets on ESPN after watching them play the 49ers first-hand Sunday. SportsCenter anchor Mike Hill asked him about the Jets' future. After a long pause, Neeso…
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  • Rogers, Sopoaga questionable for 49ers

    Rogers, Sopoaga questionable for 49ers

    buffalobills.com Oct 5, 2012
    The 49ers could be without a starting cornerback and nose tackle Sunday. CB Carlos Rogers (ankle) and NT Isaac Sopoaga (knee/ankle) are both questionable after both could only practice on a limited basis all week. Sopoaga missed last week’s game against
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  • Jets DC Pettine challenges beleaguered unit

    Jets DC Pettine challenges beleaguered unit

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    New York Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine issued a challenge Wednesday morning to his unit in the form of a quote.
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  • Jets get physical in practice in hopes of not being run over

    Jets get physical in practice in hopes of not being run over

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Jets offense looked like it hadn’t practiced together at all last week, so they decided to go back to training camp mode in practice this week. To bounce back from last week’s embarrassment, coach Rex Ryan asked for suggestions, and offensive line
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  • Clock is ticking on Mark Sanchez

    Clock is ticking on Mark Sanchez

    Earlier this week, I wanted to get a temperature check on New York Jets fans. The team lost in embarrassing fashion at home to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, 34-0, so I went to Twitter and asked a simple question: How much patience do you have left …
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  • Slauson on Tebow:  “That option is not an option”

    Slauson on Tebow: “That option is not an option”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    With all the talk about when/if the Jets will switch from quarterback Mark Sanchez to quarterback Tim Tebow, a fairly important constituency has been overlooked. The other players on the team. One of them, guard Matt Slauson, says that the idea of a cha…
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  • Jets GM: No pressure from above to play Tebow

    Jets GM: No pressure from above to play Tebow

    Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum described conversations between himself, coach Rex Ryan and owner Woody Johnson as “robust,” but denied that the boss was leaning on them to start Tim Tebow. “There isn’t,” Tannenbaum said, via Conor Orr of t
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. New York Jets 05:10

    'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. New York Jets

    Oct 5
    How will the Jets move forward after a loss last Sunday? Our analysts discuss the injury to Santonio Holmes and how the Texans' pass rush could cause issues for Mark Sanchez.
  • Video - Blame game in New York 02:36

    Blame game in New York

    Oct 5
    How much blame should go on the front office for the Jets' struggles? Charley Casserly explains why the Jets have had so many issues to deal with this year.
  • Video - Jets Need To Run The Ball Effectively On Monday Night 00:49

    Jets Need To Run The Ball Effectively On Monday Night

    Oct 5
    Herm Edwards thinks the Jets will have to run the ball and use Tim Tebow effectively to beat the Texans on Monday Night Football.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.