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2012 NFL Week Fourteen Preivew — New York Jets at Jacksonville

2012 NFL Week Fourteen Preivew — New York Jets at Jacksonville

jetsgab.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
By Jordan Aaron As the Jets year comes to a miserable end, the team tries to end the tragedy that once was considered to be a hopeful season. On Sunday, the Jets will face the also struggling 2-10 Jaguars. With the possibility of a new Jets quarterback …
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  • Bulls win 3rd in row, cool off Melo-less Knicks

    Bulls win 3rd in row, cool off Melo-less Knicks

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    Marco Belinelli and Luol Deng scored 22 points apiece as the Chicago Bulls beat the Knicks 93-85 on Saturday night, snapping New York's five-game winning streak.
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  • Knicks' five-game win streak snapped by Bulls

    Knicks' five-game win streak snapped by Bulls

    nydailynews.com Dec 8, 2012
    On a night where both teams played as if they could have used the day off, the Knicks saw their five-game winning streak snapped in a 93-85 loss to the Bulls.
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  • The Score: Greer's Broadway debut a good omen for Knicks

    The Score: Greer's Broadway debut a good omen for Knicks

    nydailynews.com Dec 8, 2012
    It’s a busy time of year again for actress Judy Greer, who’s currently making her Broadway debut in “Dead Accounts,” starring Katie Holmes, and had her latest film, “Playing For Keeps,” starring Gerard Butler and Jessica Biel, open this weeken
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  • Saints vs Giants — Matchups to Watch

    Saints vs Giants — Matchups to Watch

    giantsgab.com Dec 8, 2012
     The New York Football Giants will return home to face the New Orleans Saints in what appears to be a must win game. Here are the matchups to watch: DE Jason Pierre-Paul vs LT Jermon Bushrod If the Giants want any chance at stopping Saints QB Drew Brees…
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  • Anthony Will Sit for a Second Straight Game

    Anthony Will Sit for a Second Straight Game

    nytimes.com Dec 8, 2012
    A deep cut on Carmelo Anthony's left middle finger will keep him out of the Knicks' game Saturday against the Bulls. He hopes to return Sunday night against Denver.
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  • Mariners finalize one-year deal with veteran Bay

    Mariners finalize one-year deal with veteran Bay

    CNNSI.com Dec 8, 2012
    SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners finalized their one-year contract with outfielder Jason Bay on Saturday, returning the one-time slugger to familiar territory in the hopes of revitalizing his career.
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  • Melo out for Knicks-Bulls with lacerated finger

    Melo out for Knicks-Bulls with lacerated finger

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    The New York Knicks won't have Carmelo Anthony in the lineup on Saturday.
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  • Keller (ankle) out, Cumberland to start vs. Jags

    Keller (ankle) out, Cumberland to start vs. Jags

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Jets tight end Dustin Keller will miss New York's game at Jacksonville on Sunday because of a sprained left ankle.
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  • What the late Marvin Miller and George Steinbrenner would say a…

    What the late Marvin Miller and George Steinbrenner would say about free agents and penny-pinching Yankees

    nydailynews.com Dec 8, 2012
    One can just imagine the conversation that went on between Marvin Miller and George Steinbrenner in baseball’s celestial “ever-after” last week.
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  • Lawrence: Lin & D'Antoni ready for Garden encores

    Lawrence: Lin & D'Antoni ready for Garden encores

    nydailynews.com Dec 8, 2012
    It’s not listed as an official date on the schedule, but the Knicks will be holding their version of Old-Home Week when Mike D’Antoni comes back to the Garden this Thursday and Jeremy Lin returns with the Rockets four days later. At the end of their r
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  • A-Rod says he'll have hip surgery in mid-January

    A-Rod says he'll have hip surgery in mid-January

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    MIAMI (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez went to see doctors with hopes of finding something wrong. When they actually located a problem, only then did he start feeling a bit better.
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  • Matchup: Jets (5-7) at Jaguars (2-10)

    Matchup: Jets (5-7) at Jaguars (2-10)

    This seems a favorable matchup for Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, and an opportune time to reward Coach Rex Ryan's faith in him.
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  • Matchup: Saints (5-7) at Giants (7-5)

    Matchup: Saints (5-7) at Giants (7-5)

    Trying to reach Drew Brees, a traditional drop-back passer, will be a welcome change for the Giants after dealing with the speedy Robert Griffin III, but the pressure must increase.
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  • Jacquian Returning In Time to Speed Things Up

    Jacquian Returning In Time to Speed Things Up

    If the Giants’ defense and special teams seem a little bit slower these days, don’t fret. There’s nothing wrong with your eyesight. That’s probably because LB Jacquain Williams has been out since Week Seven with a hamstring injury. He is the Giant
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  • Myers: Giants need to capitalize on Payton-less Saints

    Myers: Giants need to capitalize on Payton-less Saints

    nydailynews.com Dec 8, 2012
    Roger Goodell handed Saints ”‰the ”‰NFL version of the death penalty when he suspended Sean Payton for the entire season in the BountyGate scandal, leaving Drew Brees to get through the season without his friend, mentor and play caller.
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  • Jaguars Fans Will Show Up In Droves To Watch Tebow, Who Is A Ga…

    Jaguars Fans Will Show Up In Droves To Watch Tebow, Who Is A Game-Time Decision To Hold A Clipboard

    deadspin.com Dec 8, 2012
    Crashing disappointment, banal mediocrity and immense, unfounded hype align this week to make for an extremely sad pre-game note for what is sure to be either a deflating exercise in late season NFL triviality this Sunday or a hilarious exercise in late…
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  • Remember the Idiot With the Stun Gun? Yeah, He Got Probation.

    Remember the Idiot With the Stun Gun? Yeah, He Got Probation.

    thejetsblog.com Dec 8, 2012
    Leroy McKelvey, a South Carolina resident, was at the [Jets] season opener against the Cowboys at MetLife Stadium last Sept. 11 when other fans began arguing with him over his decision to remain seated during the national anthem. via the Star-Ledger
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  • 'Boys Brent charged in teammate Brown's death

    'Boys Brent charged in teammate Brown's death

    CNNSI.com Dec 8, 2012
    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent is facing an intoxication manslaughter charge after a one-vehicle accident that killed linebacker Jerry Brown, a member of the team's practice squad.
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  • LolaSportsTalk Photo Essay: End of an Error?

    LolaSportsTalk Photo Essay: End of an Error?

    thejetsblog.com Dec 8, 2012
    Even if the game wasn’t great, it looks like the ribs and sa-zeech were right! Alex bring us his latest photo essay from the Jets win over the Cardinals. Although none of you probably ever want to re-live the Thanksgiving game ever again, here’s som
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  • The Mark Sanchez Debate

    The Mark Sanchez Debate

    thejetsblog.com Dec 8, 2012
    With the decision that Rex Ryan to start Mark Sanchez there are a lot of strong (and valid) opinions about the matter.  To that end, The Huffington Post asked Joe Caporoso of Turn on the Jets and I to debate the Mark Sanchez issue. Joe Caporoso: Let’s
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  • Tebow returns to place his legend was born

    Tebow returns to place his legend was born

    nydailynews.com Dec 8, 2012
    At Bogey Grille, a hacker’s establishment in golf heaven, menu items are divided between Special Tees and In The Rough. Each fall, the kitchen offers a seasonal special on Friday nights.
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  • Cardinals fine Darnell Dockett $200,000

    Cardinals fine Darnell Dockett $200,000

    yahoo.com Dec 8, 2012
    Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett was fined an amount in the six-figures and could have a limited role in Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks for his behavior in the final minutes of a 7-6 loss to the New York Jets in Week 13, Bo…
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  • Chris Ivory injures hamstring, expected to miss game vs. Giants

    Chris Ivory injures hamstring, expected to miss game vs. Giants

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8, 2012
    The Giants have caught a break and the Saints have been dealt a blow with an unexpected addition to the injury report for Sunday’s game. The Saints announced on Saturday that running back Chris Ivory, who hadn’t been mentioned on this week’s injury
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  • Walker's AFC East picks

    Walker's AFC East picks

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    The AFC East blog kicked off December last week with a stellar 3-0 start. That brings our total record this season on division predictions to an impressive 30-9. Let’s keep it rolling with four more picks for Week 14. New York Jets (5-7) at Jacksonville
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  • Saturday morning one-liners

    Saturday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8, 2012
    The Bills are hoping for some snow during their December home games. Jets S LaRon Landry bristled when asked whether his brother, Jags S Dawan Landry, ever won any of their fights while growing up; “You really going to ask me that question?” LaRon sai
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  • Austin Howard Stabilizing the O-Line

    Austin Howard Stabilizing the O-Line

    thejetsblog.com Dec 8, 2012
    Well, what ever is going on around the Jets, there is good news that Austin Howard has played much better recently for the team, according to this article from a few days ago on Pro Football Focus. While he has improved over this period, Sunday was the …
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  • Rex doesn’t want to keep 3 QBs up, but he might

    Rex doesn’t want to keep 3 QBs up, but he might

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8, 2012
    Like most coaches, Jets boss Rex Ryan doesn’t want to keep three quarterbacks active if he doesn’t have to. But he said he’d consider it this week, with Tim Tebow questionable with sore ribs and Greg McElroy apparently the next choice if they have t
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  • Ring My Bell: FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — For Jets running back Kahl……

    Ring My Bell: FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — For Jets running back Kahl…

    thejetsblog.com Dec 8, 2012
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — For Jets running back Kahlil Bell, he is hoping to once again enter the “Circle of Trust.” In the 4th quarter of the Jets win over the Cardinals this past Sunday, Bell got his first opportunity to do something with the ball in h
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  • New York Giants Saturday Links

    New York Giants Saturday Links

    Slow and wet weekend is upon us. Not exactly football weather, but what choice do we have….here’s the news:       
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  • SNYGiants Video Corner for Saturday

    SNYGiants Video Corner for Saturday

    Loud Mouths discuss the Giants’ big upcoming game against the Saints. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… Kevin Youkilis talks about free agency, Rex Ryan on the Jets’ quarterback play and his own future, and Chase Blackburn on facing the Saints.
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  • Jets fans react to QB controversy

    Jets fans react to QB controversy

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    The hottest topic in the AFC East this week has been the controversy between New York Jets quarterbacks Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow and Greg McElroy. We offered our opinion on Tuesday, and Jets head coach Rex Ryan agreed by choosing Sanchez. Here is what ou…
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  • A Case for Forgiving Tiki Barber

    A Case for Forgiving Tiki Barber

    nytimes.com Dec 8, 2012
    Tiki Barber, one of the Giants' great players, inhabits a kind of purgatory among the team's fans. Is it time to welcome him back into the fold?
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  • Video - Bulls Stop Knicks without Carmelo 00:43

    Bulls Stop Knicks without Carmelo

    Dec 8
    Knicks' five-game win streak comes to an end with 93-85 loss to the Bulls.