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Talib likely to miss another week

Talib likely to miss another week

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 26, 2013
Two Sundays ago, Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib strained a hip flexor against the Saints. Last week, Talib didn’t play against the Jets after practicing on a limited basis only on Friday and being listed as doubtful. This week, Talib practiced on a limi…
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  • Hamill: New show 'Fan Fight' can feature Jets fanatic

    Hamill: New show 'Fan Fight' can feature Jets fanatic

    nydailynews.com Oct 26, 2013
    The Pitch: Every week we meet the psycho fans of the Jets (Giants, Yankees) and Patriots (Red Sox) in pregame intros. They boast about their home team and their proud city and trash-talk their opponents.
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  • Tuck defends himself against criticism

    Tuck defends himself against criticism

    profootballtalk.com Oct 26, 2013
    The Giants haven’t been the same this year. Coincidentally (or not), defensive end Justin Tuck hasn’t been the same. But Tuck disagrees with those who say he’s winding down. “Eli [Manning], he’s your main guy and he’s playing terrible,” NBC’s Rodney Har…
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  • Knicks' Tick-Off: Bothered by naysayers predicting teams downfa…

    Knicks' Tick-Off: Bothered by naysayers predicting teams downfall

    nydailynews.com Oct 26, 2013
    The so-called experts have forecast a major drop-off for the Knicks, from second in the Eastern Conference to the second-best team in New York City, and maybe not better than the fifth-best team in the East this season.
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  • Jets Need Efficient Running Game

    Jets Need Efficient Running Game

    jetsgab.com Oct 26, 2013
    By Anthony Carter The Jets’ run game has to be very consistent and efficient if Rex Ryan wants to go to the Super Bowl. Rex Ryan’s “ground and pound” game has been fluctuating throughout the seven weeks this NFL season, however the run game must stay co…
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  • Wilkerson wins appeal of fine for hitting Locker

    Wilkerson wins appeal of fine for hitting Locker

    profootballtalk.com Oct 26, 2013
    When Titans quarterback Jake Locker was hurt on a play on which he was hit by Muhammad Wilkerson and Quinton Coples of the Jets, Locker said the hits were clean and he didn’t want either player fined. But NFL Vice President of Operations Merton Hanks di…
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  • Cromartie in line for some divine help Sunday?

    Cromartie in line for some divine help Sunday?

    thejetsblog.com Oct 26, 2013
    How can the Jets slow down AJ Green this weekend? Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman had an idea that he shared with the media this week. Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman – a former NFL cornerback in the 1970s and 1980s, and the Jets’ de…
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  • Inside the Playbook: Giants (1-6) vs. Eagles (3-4)

    Inside the Playbook: Giants (1-6) vs. Eagles (3-4)

    nydailynews.com Oct 26, 2013
    The Eagles aren’t going to want to expose QB Michael Vick too much so the offense could be a little run-heavy, provided the slippery McCoy gets going. The Giants did a better-than-usual job of containing him in the first meeting (46 yards on 20 carries)…
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  • Gang looking to lean on Geno and passing game

    Gang looking to lean on Geno and passing game

    nydailynews.com Oct 26, 2013
    Following last week’s 30-27 overtime win, Rex Ryan joked that he was worried about his pass-happy offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg after the Jets ran the ball 52 times compared to 33 pass attempts.
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  • Mehta: Jets need to show they're more than one & bums

    Mehta: Jets need to show they're more than one & bums

    nydailynews.com Oct 26, 2013
    Rex Ryan has racked his brain to explain his team’s dizzying inconsistency for the better part of two seasons, puzzled why his players can’t stand prosperity. The Jets surge six days at a time. On the seventh day, they get smacked squarely in the jaw.
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  • BGA: Scouting Greg Salas

    BGA: Scouting Greg Salas

    thejetsblog.com Oct 26, 2013
    Bent, TheJetsBlog.comLast week, the Jets signed free agent wide receiver Greg Salas to their active roster. Jets fans might not know too much about Salas, so we’ve therefore been looking at game footage in detail to investigate what he could bring to th…
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  • Inside the Playbook: Jets (4-3) at Bengals (5-2)

    Inside the Playbook: Jets (4-3) at Bengals (5-2)

    nydailynews.com Oct 26, 2013
    The Jets have been stuck in a win-one, lose-one mode all year and have won back-to-back games only twice over a 31-game span. They’ll come into Cincinnati off a fortunate but gigantic win over the Patriots, playing their way through the toughest part of…
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  • Greg Cosell’s Film Review – Jets quarterback Geno Smith is maki…

    Greg Cosell’s Film Review – Jets quarterback Geno Smith is making very good progress

    yahoo.com Oct 26, 2013
    There are two things that stand out to me about Jets quarterback Geno Smith seven games into his rookie season. One is his willingness to pull the trigger on downfield throws, which is always a positive in the NFL. Will that result in some forced balls …
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  • Join Our Staff – Contributors Wanted!

    Join Our Staff – Contributors Wanted!

    giantsgab.com Oct 26, 2013
    Fired up about the Giants first win of the year? Still think the 2013 Giants have a shot to make the playoffs? Become A Contributor at GiantsGab.com! We’re currently looking for even more contributing staff writers passionate about Giants football to jo…
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  • Fewer kicks the better for Nick Folk

    Fewer kicks the better for Nick Folk

    ESPN.com Oct 26, 2013
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- As he talked to fellow kickers and special teams players during the offseason, New York Jets kicker Nick Folk found out Jets practices were different than most in the NFL. The approximate 110 kicks a week he did last year weren't m…
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  • One Play Saved a Game and May Have Saved the Jets’ Season

    One Play Saved a Game and May Have Saved the Jets’ Season

    nytimes.com Oct 26, 2013
    If not for speedy linebacker Demario Davis, whose tackle in the Sept. 8 game against the Bucs helped them win the game, the Jets would not be contending for a playoff berth.
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  • Giants’ Hillis Goes From Watching ‘Monday Night Football’ to Pl…

    Giants’ Hillis Goes From Watching ‘Monday Night Football’ to Playing in It

    nytimes.com Oct 26, 2013
    Peyton Hillis, who had been discarded by three teams in the last three years before the Giants signed him last week, scored a pivotal touchdown in the their first victory of the season Monday.
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  • Learning From Veterans, Giants Lineman Earns Trust and Playing …

    Learning From Veterans, Giants Lineman Earns Trust and Playing Time

    nytimes.com Oct 26, 2013
    Center Jim Cordle, set to play against the Eagles on Sunday in his fourth N.F.L. start, has helped solidify the offensive line after injuries to David Baas and others.
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  • Amar'e, J.R. and Kenyon do 3-man weave back into lineup

    Amar'e, J.R. and Kenyon do 3-man weave back into lineup

    nydailynews.com Oct 26, 2013
    The Knicks’ only home game of the preseason turned into a fully participatory dress rehearsal for Opening Night, with injured veterans J.R.
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  • Madison Square Garden transformation complete, not Knicks

    Madison Square Garden transformation complete, not Knicks

    nydailynews.com Oct 26, 2013
    The cost exceeded $1 billion and the project took 13 long, painful years. That’s approximately how much James Dolan spent on the Knicks’ payroll dating back to 2001 before the franchise finally won a playoff series last season.
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