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Jets Insider: No Ganging up on Revis

Jets Insider: No Ganging up on Revis

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 …
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  • Cowboys' Bryant says Blue will go home empty

    Cowboys' Bryant says Blue will go home empty

    nydailynews.com Sep 5, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Knicks' Tyler has surgery for foot stress fracture

    Knicks' Tyler has surgery for foot stress fracture

    CNNSI.com Sep 5, 2013
    Knicks' Tyler has surgery for foot stress fracture
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  • Wilson ready to carry load for Giants

    Wilson ready to carry load for Giants

    nydailynews.com Sep 5, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Giants Insider: Antrel loves new Rolle of captain

    Giants Insider: Antrel loves new Rolle of captain

    Antrel 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.
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  • Vacchiano: Giants know Romo still a money player

    Vacchiano: Giants know Romo still a money player

    nydailynews.com Sep 5, 2013
    Tony 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…
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  • Yanks not throwing in towel for division title

    Yanks not throwing in towel for division title

    MLB.com Sep 5, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Source: Jets' Holmes to play against Bucs

    Source: Jets' Holmes to play against Bucs

    Barring 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.
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  • Perry Fewell on difference in Giants defense: “Bigger butts”

    Perry Fewell on difference in Giants defense: “Bigger butts”

    Sir 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 …
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  • Bilal Powell honored to start for Jets

    Bilal Powell honored to start for Jets

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    FLORHAM 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 …
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  • Despite absences, Sean Lee sees winning D

    Despite absences, Sean Lee sees winning D

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    IRVING, 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…
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  • Will DeMarcus Ware face a rookie tackle?

    Will DeMarcus Ware face a rookie tackle?

    ESPN.com giantsgab.com Sep 5, 2013
    IRVING, 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…
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  • Kevin Gilbride Gives the Best Interviews

    Kevin Gilbride Gives the Best Interviews

    giantsgab.com Sep 5, 2013
    Kevin 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.
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  • Giants injury report: No setbacks

    Giants injury report: No setbacks

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    EAST 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 …
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  • Don Banks: NFL Week 1 picks

    Don Banks: NFL Week 1 picks

    CNNSI.com Sep 5, 2013
    Week 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?
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  • Giants Name 5 Team Captains

    Giants Name 5 Team Captains

    giantsgab.com Sep 5, 2013
    Antrel 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,…
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  • Mets legend Howard Johnson livetweeted his Golden Retriever giv…

    Mets legend Howard Johnson livetweeted his Golden Retriever giving birth.

    deadspin.com Sep 5, 2013
    Mets legend Howard Johnson livetweeted his Golden Retriever giving birth. [@20Hojo]Read more...
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  • Guess Who’s Back On The Practice Field

    Guess Who’s Back On The Practice Field

    giantsgab.com Sep 5, 2013
    Jason 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 …
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  • Giants Under Cap as Chris Snee and Steve Weatherford Restructur…

    Giants Under Cap as Chris Snee and Steve Weatherford Restructure Contract

    giantsgab.com Sep 5, 2013
    As 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…
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  • Jets owner seems to blame Mark Sanchez, not Rex Ryan, for Sanch…

    Jets owner seems to blame Mark Sanchez, not Rex Ryan, for Sanchez’s injury

    Every 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…
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  • Double Coverage: Giants at Cowboys

    Double Coverage: Giants at Cowboys

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    For 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…
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  • PFT Live: Ravens talk with Clifton Brown, Jets talk with Manish…

    PFT Live: Ravens talk with Clifton Brown, Jets talk with Manish Mehta

    profootballtalk.com Sep 5, 2013
    It’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…
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  • Reminder: The Jets Aren't The Only Team With A Dismal QB Situat…

    Reminder: The Jets Aren't The Only Team With A Dismal QB Situation

    deadspin.com Sep 5, 2013
    This 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…
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  • Jets Game Plan premieres tonight at 6 p.m.

    Jets Game Plan premieres tonight at 6 p.m.

    thejetsblog.com Sep 5, 2013
    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.
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  • Wilkerson: Jets can rattle Josh Freeman

    Wilkerson: Jets can rattle Josh Freeman

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Cowboys Plan to Exploit Depleted Giants Secondary

    Cowboys Plan to Exploit Depleted Giants Secondary

    giantsgab.com Sep 5, 2013
    Tony 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…
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  • Mets to Face Kazmir, Part of Past They’d Like to Forget

    Mets to Face Kazmir, Part of Past They’d Like to Forget

    nytimes.com Sep 5, 2013
    Pitcher 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.
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  • The Best of the Rest – Thursday Morning Links

    The Best of the Rest – Thursday Morning Links

    giantsgab.com Sep 5, 2013
    Here 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…
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  • Could Coughlin be a blueprint for Garrett?

    Could Coughlin be a blueprint for Garrett?

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    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…
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  • Coverage Map: FOX early game coverage

    Coverage Map: FOX early game coverage

    thejetsblog.com Sep 5, 2013
    Per 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.
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  • SNY Unveils 2013 All-Access Coverage of the New York Jets

    SNY Unveils 2013 All-Access Coverage of the New York Jets

    thejetsblog.com Sep 5, 2013
    The 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 …
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Sep 5, 2013
    Bills 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…
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  • NFL QBs update: As the NFL season kicks off, quarterbacks will …

    NFL QBs update: As the NFL season kicks off, quarterbacks will be…

    buffalobills.com Sep 5, 2013
    As 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…
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  • Idzik still silent on Rex’s trip to Clemson

    Idzik still silent on Rex’s trip to Clemson

    profootballtalk.com Sep 5, 2013
    Jets 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…
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  • Jets interested in possible Leon Washington reunion

    Jets interested in possible Leon Washington reunion

    Leon 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…
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  • NY Jets owner Woody Johnson praises Rex Ryan, but won't commit …

    NY Jets owner Woody Johnson praises Rex Ryan, but won't commit to coach beyond this season

    nydailynews.com Sep 5, 2013
    Rex 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.
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  • Derek Jeter's Diary: A-Rod's 'Becoming'

    Derek Jeter's Diary: A-Rod's 'Becoming'

    grantland.com Sep 5, 2013
    The 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...
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  • Video - Santonio Should Play Week 1 03:12

    Santonio Should Play Week 1

    Sep 5
    ESPN.com Jets reporter Rich Cimini breaks down WR Santonio Holmes to play Week 1, barring a setback.
  • Video - Gang Green Report 02:45

    Gang Green Report

    Sep 5
    Rich Cimini looks ahead to the Jets' Week 1 matchup against the Buccaneers and the return of Darrelle Revis.
  • Video - Governor Chris Christie wants New Jersey recognized for Super Bowl 00:32

    Governor Chris Christie wants New Jersey recognized for Super Bowl

    Sep 5
    New 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.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: NYG-DAL 00:54

    Countdown Daily Prediction: NYG-DAL

    Sep 5
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for the New York Giants at Dallas

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    Sep 5
    Week 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?