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Matt Slauson to be Fined $10,000 for Hit on Brian Cushing

Matt Slauson to be Fined $10,000 for Hit on Brian Cushing

There has been much discussion about the block thrown by Jets guard Matt Slauson on Texans linebacker Brian Cushing which tore his ACL. Rex Ryan defended the hit while Texans’ defensive coordinator thought it was unnecessary. Jay Glazer of FOXSports rep
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  • Jets Insider: Smarty Cromartie sings own praises

    Jets Insider: Smarty Cromartie sings own praises

    nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    After the Jets lost Darrelle Revis for the season, Gang Green's coaches called for players to step up in the cornerback's absence. To this point, Antonio Cromartie has answered the call.
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  • Why Is Everyone So Down On The Cleveland Browns?

    Why Is Everyone So Down On The Cleveland Browns?

    deadspin.com Oct 11, 2012
    Not so long ago, Jets linebacker Bart Scott uttered some immortal words: "We take a lot of slack, people gave us no chance... we're a good football team." This is not the rhetoric emerging from Cleveland now, but it should be. Instead, we have…
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  • Wade Phillips: Slauson’s block on Cushing was unnecessary

    Wade Phillips: Slauson’s block on Cushing was unnecessary

    profootballtalk.com Oct 11, 2012
    The disconnect between the Jets and the Texans over the block that ended Brian Cushing’s season continues, with those in New York saying Matt Slauson did nothing wrong when he hit Cushing in the knee from behind, and those in Houston saying the block wa
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  • AccuScore: Jets beat the Colts

    AccuScore: Jets beat the Colts

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    Can the New York Jets snap their two-game losing streak? Yes, according to AccuScore. The Jets (2-3) will beat the Indianapolis Colts (2-2) at home, but not by much. This is New York’s third straight home game and perhaps the third time will be the char
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  • Nick Mangold’s Godspell Style Approach to Playing This Week

    Nick Mangold’s Godspell Style Approach to Playing This Week

    thejetsblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    Since we’re hanging out with Kenny Powers in his dojo in Myrtle Beach, we missed this filing from Mr. Dyer.  Apologies for the late publication.  —Bassett FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — A left ankle injury kept Jets center Nick Mangold out of practice on We
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  • Tim Tebow Is Destroying The Jets Before He Even Has A Chance To…

    Tim Tebow Is Destroying The Jets Before He Even Has A Chance To Destroy Them As A Starter

    deadspin.com Oct 11, 2012
    Drew Magary's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season. More »
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  • Audible: The Abrupt End or Beginning of (HE WHO WILL NOT BE NAM…

    Audible: The Abrupt End or Beginning of (HE WHO WILL NOT BE NAMED)Mania?

    thejetsblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    While there is still plenty of football left to be played, the Jets’ season has been painted in bleak light ever since the Miami game in which the Jets ironically won the contest but lost one of their best players which set off a chain of injuries that
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  • Injury News: Medic!: The old phrase when it rains it pours has …

    Injury News: Medic!: The old phrase when it rains it pours has been in…

    thejetsblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    The old phrase when it rains it pours has been in full effect for the Jets thus far this season. Safety Eric Smith sprained his knee during Wednesday’s practice and will not play against the Colts. He’s likely to miss a few weeks which means rookie Jo
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  • Rex still has confidence in struggling Greene

    Rex still has confidence in struggling Greene

    nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    Rex Ryan believes that Shonn Greene is the still the guy to lead the Jets out of their ground-and-pound funk this season. Gang Green's typically sound rushing attack ranks 25th in the league (83 yards per game) through the first five games.
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  • Jets lose Ellis 4 to 6 weeks to sprained left knee

    Jets lose Ellis 4 to 6 weeks to sprained left knee

    CNNSI.com Oct 11, 2012
    The New York Jets will be without defensive end Kenrick Ellis for 4-6 weeks with what coach Rex Ryan labeled a "significant" knee injury.
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  • Mark Sanchez: Rex Ryan 'has faith in me'

    Mark Sanchez: Rex Ryan 'has faith in me'

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan caused a stir Wednesday when he said quarterback Mark Sanchez is the starter “this week.” "I'm telling you right now, he's our starting quarterback this week," Ryan bluntly told New York reporters. Naturally, those fi
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  • Dustin Keller ‘Positive’ He’ll Play Sunday

    Dustin Keller ‘Positive’ He’ll Play Sunday

    thejetsblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    Good news for the Jets on Wednesday as Dustin Keller revealed that he was ‘positive’ that he was going to play come Sunday for the Jets against the Colts, per Greg Logan on Newsday.com. Keller returned to practice on a limited basis Wednesday and said
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  • Terrell Owens: Desperate Jets need me

    Terrell Owens: Desperate Jets need me

    profootballtalk.com Oct 11, 2012
    Terrell Owens wrote on Twitter during the Jets’ loss on Monday night that he’s available if the Jets want him. But the Jets don’t want him. So now Owens is turning up the heat on the Jets. In an interview on TSN, Owens said the fact that the Jets ar
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  • A Moral Victory?: By John Touhey The Jets’ first primetime game…

    A Moral Victory?: By John Touhey The Jets’ first primetime game o…

    jetsgab.com Oct 11, 2012
    By John Touhey The Jets’ first primetime game of the year was not as bad as everyone thought it was going to be. Sure Mark Sanchez was frequently booed and Tim Tebow cheered, but that was expected. What wasn’t expected was the fact that at halftime th
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  • Woody Johnson’s Tim Tebow sideshow a tired act in NY Jets ongoi…

    Woody Johnson’s Tim Tebow sideshow a tired act in NY Jets ongoing carnival

    nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    There is no cover, no escape from the relentless pounding that Rex Ryan and Mark Sanchez continue to take over the Tim Tebow question.
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  • Video - Reason For Concern? 03:46

    Reason For Concern?

    Oct 11
    ESPN's Michele Steele and Lomas Brown on if the Jets should be concerned with their offensive line.
  • Video - Colts Vs. Jets Week 6 Preview 02:47

    Colts Vs. Jets Week 6 Preview

    Oct 11
    NFL Live looks ahead to the Colts vs. the Jets.
  • Video - Preview: Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets 02:24

    Preview: Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets

    Oct 11
    NFL Films previews the Week 6 matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the New York Jets.
  • Video - No Snaps For Tebow At Wednesday's Practice 06:35

    No Snaps For Tebow At Wednesday's Practice

    Oct 11
    Rob Parker, Christian Fauria and Skip Bayless discuss what Tim Tebow getting no snaps at practice means for his future with the Jets.

Sports Columnists

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    Oct 11
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    Oct 11
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    Oct 11
    It's a crucial weekend for three slumping NFC teams, writes John Clayton.
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    Oct 11
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