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Wrestler John Cena will serve as Jets’ honorary captain

Wrestler John Cena will serve as Jets’ honorary captain

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 12, 2012
The line between pro football and pro wrestling will further be blurred on Sunday. That’s when WWE star John Cena serves as the honorary captain of the Jets before Sunday’s game against the Colts, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.
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  • Gang Green officially places Revis on IR

    Gang Green officially places Revis on IR

    There will be no Darrelle Revis Super Bowl miracle this year. It would seemingly take a miracle for the Jets to get there in the first place, but Revis will be on injured reserve, as expected, still recovering from his torn ACL.
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  • Jets Insider: LB Thomas says run defense is 'bad'

    Jets Insider: LB Thomas says run defense is 'bad'

    nydailynews.com Oct 12, 2012
    The Jets’ run defense to this point can be summed up in one word. "Bad,” said veteran linebacker Bryan Thomas. “It is what it is.”Once a running back’s nightmare, Gang Green’s front seven has become a haven for yards and touchdowns on the grou
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  • Source: Jets to Promote Antonio Allen

    Source: Jets to Promote Antonio Allen

    thejetsblog.com Oct 12, 2012
    Jake Steinberg, theJetsBlog.com With Darrelle Revis officially put on IR, I’ve learned the Jets have decided to activate Antonio Allen from the practice squad to the active roster in his place. This comes just days after Eric Smith hurt his knee in prac
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  • Jets expect TE Keller, WR Hill to play vs. Colts

    Jets expect TE Keller, WR Hill to play vs. Colts

    New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller is expected to play Sunday against the visiting Indianapolis Colts after missing each game since Week 1 with a hamstring injury.
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  • Stanton: Jets willing to bench Sanchez

    Stanton: Jets willing to bench Sanchez

    It was an interesting offseason for backup quarterback Drew Stanton. He began the year as a free agent signed by the New York Jets in March. The Denver Broncos signed Peyton Manning soon after, which started a domino effect of Tim Tebow landing in New Y…
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  • Jared Allen says his knee is as valuable as Tom Brady’s

    Jared Allen says his knee is as valuable as Tom Brady’s

    profootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012
    Defensive players are beginning to revolt against the NFL’s protection of the knees of quarterbacks, at the expense of the knees of other players. Vikings defensive end Jared Allen thinks it shouldn’t be that way.  And he made his point in reference
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  • The NFL protects defenseless players, but not if they’re on def…

    The NFL protects defenseless players, but not if they’re on defense

    yahoo.com Oct 12, 2012
    The season-ending knee injury suffered by Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing in the first half of Houston's 23-17 Monday night win over the New York Jets has spun more outrage than the NFL would like. In a league culture that preaches player safety…
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  • BGA: Scouting Daniel Muir

    BGA: Scouting Daniel Muir

    thejetsblog.com Oct 12, 2012
    Following the injury to Kenrick Ellis on Monday Night, the Jets brought in some cover in the shape of former Colts nose tackle Daniel Muir. With Sione Po’uha’s status still up in the air due to his back injury, it looks likely that Muir will have to s
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  • Mark Sanchez, Peyton Manning, the Giants: Answers to Readers' Q…

    Mark Sanchez, Peyton Manning, the Giants: Answers to Readers' Questions

    nytimes.com Oct 12, 2012
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Would League Have Fined Slauson Without Matthews’ Rancor?

    Would League Have Fined Slauson Without Matthews’ Rancor?

    thejetsblog.com Oct 12, 2012
    By now, we’ve all seen the news that Jets offensive lineman Matt Slauson was fined $10,000 for “an illegal peel-back block” on Brian Cushing in the Jets most recent game against the Houston Texans on Monday night.  PFT has the dirty on the rul
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012
    Bills RB Tashard Choice tried to rally his teammates with a speech following last week’s loss. It looks like WR Jabar Gaffney will play for the Dolphins this Sunday. Moving Rob Ninkovich to defensive end has worked out well for the Patriots. Jets RB Sho
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  • 2012 NFL Week Six Preivew — Indianapolis at New York Jets

    2012 NFL Week Six Preivew — Indianapolis at New York Jets

    jetsgab.com Oct 12, 2012
    No one would have guessed that Colts rookie QB Andrew Luck would have already scored wins this season over Aaron Rodgers and Christin Ponder, but this isn’t your average first overall pick. Also, he’s not playing on the 2011 Colts, which helps a lot.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets 04:27

    'Playbook': Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets

    Oct 12
    Will Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck continue his growth against New York Jets CB Antonio Cromartie and the rest of the Jets defense? The "Playbook" group discusses Luck's potential and the decline of Jets QB Mark Sanchez.
  • Video - Jets-Colts Preview 01:40

    Jets-Colts Preview

    Oct 12
    ESPNNewYork's Rich Cimini with the three keys for the Jets on Sunday against the Colts.
  • Video - PTI Big Finish October 12th 00:48

    PTI Big Finish October 12th

    Oct 12
    PTI runs down Friday's top stories.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Losing Teams That Can Make The Playoffs 02:46

    NFL Live OT: Losing Teams That Can Make The Playoffs

    Oct 12
    Trey Wingo, Tedy Bruschi and Mark Schlereth discuss which teams with losing records they think can make the playoffs.

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    Oct 12
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