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NFL offenses pick on defensive backs who are coming off injury, but that won’t be the case Sunday when the Jets face Darrelle Revis and the Bucs, Rex Ryan said Thursday. When asked if the Jets would attack Revis, who is recovering from a torn ACL, Ryan …Share Tweet
Cowboys' Bryant says Blue will go home emptyThe Giants have owned the House that Jerry Built ever since it opened, running up a 4-0 record at AT&T Stadium (formerly Cowboys Stadium). Eli Manning has his signature on the visiting locker-room wall, and Jason Pierre-Paul has put together a highl…Share Tweet
Knicks' Tyler has surgery for foot stress fractureCNNSI.com Sep 5, 2013Knicks' Tyler has surgery for foot stress fractureShare Tweet
Wilson ready to carry load for GiantsThe plan was always to split carries in the Giants’ backfield this season, with David Wilson providing the lightning and Andre Brown providing the thunder on third downs and near the goal line. But the injury to Brown has changed everything.Share TweetAntrel Rolle was one of the five 2013 team captains the Giants named on Thursday, joining Eli Manning, Justin Tuck, Za k DeOssie and Chris Snee. It’s the first time in Rolle’s nine-year NFL career that he’s been named a team captain.Share TweetTony Romo had exactly one playoff win on his resume in March when he signed the largest contract in Dallas Cowboys history, and it didn’t take long for everyone to question what in the world Jerry Jones was doing. Six years and $108 million for a quarte…Share TweetMLB.com Sep 5, 2013The Yankees entered Thursday trailing the Rays by 2 1/2 games for the final American League Wild Card spot. But with a four-game series with the Red Sox beginning on Thursday and three more games scheduled for next weekend, New York is still thinking ab…Share TweetBarring a setback before Sunday, wide receiver Santonio Holmes is expected to play a limited role in the New York Jets' season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a league source said Thursday.Share TweetSir Mix-A-Lot rarely comes up when you’re talking about the NFL, but Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell gave us a chance to think of the rapper’s most famous hit on Thursday. Fewell was asked about what was different about the Giants defense and …Share TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- As the New York Jets brought in Chris Ivory and Mike Goodson this offseason to strengthen their group of running backs, returnee Bilal Powell seemed to be the forgotten man in the unit. The indications were that Ivory would likely …Share Tweet
Despite absences, Sean Lee sees winning DIRVING, Texas -- Jay Ratliff will be a spectator not only Sunday against the New York Giants, but for at least the first six games. Anthony Spencer’s availability Sunday is in doubt as well. But Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee believes the new-look d…Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- Sunday night, the Dallas Cowboys' DeMarcus Ware will line up as the right defensive end against veteran Will Beatty of the New York Giants, who will man the left tackle spot. Beatty faced Ware just once last season and wasn't charged wi…Share TweetKevin Gilbride talks at length about the Giants offense, check it out: This text will be replaced via Giants.com The post Kevin Gilbride Gives the Best Interviews appeared first on Giants Gab.Share TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- No news is good news for the New York Giants on the injury front, and the lack of substantive updates Thursday on the recoveries of wide receiver Victor Cruz and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul bode well for that pair's chances …Share TweetCNNSI.com Sep 5, 2013Week 1 of the NFL season features several heavyweight bouts, including Packers-49ers, Cowboys-Giants and Falcons-Saints. Which teams will emerge from the first week undefeated? What can you expect from Robert Griffin III's return to the field?Share TweetAntrel Rolle added as team captain The Giants elected their team captains today, and Antrel Rolle and Chris Snee were voted to be fourth and fifth team captain, via Michael Eisen of Giants.com: The players voted to retain incumbent captains Eli Manning,…Share Tweet
Mets legend Howard Johnson livetweeted his Golden Retriever giving birth.deadspin.com Sep 5, 2013Mets legend Howard Johnson livetweeted his Golden Retriever giving birth. [@20Hojo]Read more...Share Tweet
Guess Who’s Back On The Practice FieldJason Pierre-Paul Reports coming out of practice confirm DE Jason Pierre-Paul (back), WR Victor Cruz (heel), FB Henry Hynoski (knee) and DE Damontre Moore (shoulder) all practiced today. The post Guess Who’s Back On The Practice Field appeared first on …Share Tweet
Giants Under Cap as Chris Snee and Steve Weatherford Restructure ContractAs we thought might be the case yesterday thanks to NYG Cap Central, the Giants have restructured the contracts of RG Chris Snee and P Steve Weatherford. Sounds like both Snee/Weatherford restructurings were basic: Turned some salary into guaranteed mon…Share TweetEvery day around the New York Jets, the story gets a little weirder. Part of that is the market. There's more scrutiny. Things get blown out of proportion sometimes. But it sure seemed that Jets owner Woody Johnson was blaming Mark Sanchez for the shoul…Share TweetFor the third time since 2007, the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants will meet in a regular-season opener. The Giants have never lost at AT&T Stadium (4-0) but the Cowboys are 6-0 all time against the Giants in season openers, including last year's…Share Tweet
PFT Live: Ravens talk with Clifton Brown, Jets talk with Manish MehtaIt’s finally gameday and PFT Live is in Denver for all the action between the Ravens and Broncos on Thursday night. To help get everyone ready for the game, Clifton Brown of CSN Baltimore will join Mike Florio to preview the contest from the Ravens’ per…Share Tweet
Reminder: The Jets Aren't The Only Team With A Dismal QB Situationdeadspin.com Sep 5, 2013This week, the Oakland Raiders announced that Terrelle Pryor will be the team's starting quarterback in Week 1. We're all for that, because Pryor at least has a chance to make Raiders games somewhat exciting, but NFL.com's Michael Silver is reporting th…Share Tweet
Jets Game Plan premieres tonight at 6 p.m.With the help of analysts, coaches, and players, Jets Game Plan will give a breakdown of the past week’s game and a comprehensive look ahead at this week’s upcoming matchup.Share TweetThe world is gaga over Geno, but believe it or not, half the Jets' team is focused on the other quarterback in Sunday's game at MetLife Stadium -- the Bucs' Josh Freeman. Freeman is a talented, but interception-prone quarterback entering a contract year…Share Tweet
Cowboys Plan to Exploit Depleted Giants SecondaryTony Romo and Dez Bryant are looking past the Giants revitalized defensive front and going straight for the secondary, at least according to the Dallas News: The Giants, who finished 28th in the NFL in pass defense last season with an average yield of 2…Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 5, 2013Pitcher Scott Kazmir, who was drafted in 2002 by the Mets and traded in 2004 to Tampa Bay, where he was a key to that club's turnaround, will face New York on Friday at Cleveland.Share Tweet
The Best of the Rest – Thursday Morning LinksHere are the best of the morning links out there on the ‘internets’ regarding all things Bib Blue. Redskins have slight edge in most wide-open division (Share Clip) Obviously the mainstay bullet in the Giants’ gun is Eli Manning: One thing the Giants ca…Share Tweet
Could Coughlin be a blueprint for Garrett?IRVING, Texas – In his first year as coach of the New York Giants, in 2004, Tom Coughlin decided he would not call the plays. He did it on and off during his tenure in Jacksonville from 1995 to 2002 and had success, with two appearances in the AFC Champ…Share Tweet
Coverage Map: FOX early game coveragePer the amazing website 506 Sports, here is Sunday’s coverage map for the FOX early games this Sunday. Areas shaded green will show the Jets game against Tampa Bay.Share Tweet
SNY Unveils 2013 All-Access Coverage of the New York JetsThe following is a press release from SNY about their Jets coverage for kickoff weekend, starting tonight on SNY with the 6PM version of Jets Game Plan … tonight! -BB [New York] September 4, 2013 – SNY, the official television home of the New York Mets …Share Tweet
Thursday morning one-linersBills WR Stevie Johnson remains confident in his ability relative to the Patriots’ secondary The Dolphins’ rookie CBs are in danger of missing the opener because of injuries. Patriots RB Stevan Ridley is expected to carry a much larger load in the offen…Share Tweet
NFL QBs update: As the NFL season kicks off, quarterbacks will be…buffalobills.com Sep 5, 2013As the NFL season kicks off, quarterbacks will be in the spotlight…whether it’s start No. 1 or 225! Rookie quarterbacks EJ MANUEL of the Buffalo Bills and GENO SMITH of the New York Jets will make their first NFL starts this Sunday. Meanwhile, Denver Br…Share TweetJets coach Rex Ryan has explained his decision to leave the building on cut-down day to attend his son’s college football game. Jets owner Woody Johnson has said he had no problem with Ryan being absent. Meanwhile, Ryan’s immediate supervisor remains co…Share TweetLeon Washington spent the first four seasons of his career playing for the New York Jets. Now the Jets are looking at the possibility of bringing Washington back to the Big Apple. According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, Washington had a workout wit…Share TweetRex Ryan will start coaching for his job in a few days, no matter how much Woody Johnson loves him or rookie general manager John Idzik claims he has been a joy to work alongside.Share Tweet
Derek Jeter's Diary: A-Rod's 'Becoming'grantland.com Sep 5, 2013The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captai...Share Tweet
Santonio Should Play Week 1Sep 5ESPN.com Jets reporter Rich Cimini breaks down WR Santonio Holmes to play Week 1, barring a setback.
Gang Green ReportSep 5Rich Cimini looks ahead to the Jets' Week 1 matchup against the Buccaneers and the return of Darrelle Revis.
Governor Chris Christie wants New Jersey recognized for Super BowlSep 5New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie explains to Melissa Stark why it's important people recognize the New York Giants and Jets play in New Jersey and that it, not New York, is the home of Super Bowl XLVIII.
Countdown Daily Prediction: NYG-DALSep 5The NFL Live crew makes their picks for the New York Giants at Dallas
Week 1's New York State of MindSep 5Week 1's New York State of Mind
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One-on-One With ... Matt RyanSep 5One-on-One With ... Matt Ryan
Don Banks: NFL Week 1 picksSep 5Week 1 of the NFL season features several heavyweight bouts, including Packers-49ers, Cowboys-Giants and Falcons-Saints. Which teams will emerge from the first week undefeated? What can you expect from Robert Griffin III's return to the field?