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Sheldon Richardson: I’m on same level as top defensive linemen

Sheldon Richardson: I’m on same level as top defensive linemen

profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
Positives for the Jets have been few and far between this season, but defensive end Sheldon Richardson is at the top of that very short list. Richardson won the defensive rookie of the year award last season and has continued to be a force up front for …
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  • Jets' Richardson: I'm on same level as Watt

    Jets' Richardson: I'm on same level as Watt

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    One year after being named the NFL's top defensive rookie, New York Jets standout Sheldon Richardson believes he's just as good as any defensive lineman in the league, including J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans.
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  • Percy Harvin 'tough as boot leather'

    Percy Harvin 'tough as boot leather'

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- As expected, wide receiver Percy Harvin (ankle) practiced on a limited basis Thursday. There was a slight limp, but barring a setback, he should be ready to play Sunday when the New York Jets meet the New England Patriots. Harvin h…
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  • Josh Thomas says Jets didn’t coach him

    Josh Thomas says Jets didn’t coach him

    Apparently, the Jets didn’t tell cornerback Josh Thomas, “Don’t let your playbook be stolen.” They apparently didn’t tell him other things, too. Claimed Wednesday on waivers by the Lions after being cut by the Jets on Tuesday, Thomas met with the media …
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  • Rob Gronkowski: 'I grew up a lot'

    Rob Gronkowski: 'I grew up a lot'

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – When New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski arrived at his locker Thursday, he playfully took a few items and put them behind where he’d be standing. He joked that it was for “product placement” as the cameras pointed in his d…
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  • Lamar Miller aiming for first 1,000-yard season

    Lamar Miller aiming for first 1,000-yard season

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins (7-7) are on a path towards their sixth consecutive non-playoff season. But one player who is having a consistent season is starting tailback Lamar Miller. Miami’s third-year tailback already set new career highs for ru…
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  • Throwback Thursdays: Best player nicknames ever

    Throwback Thursdays: Best player nicknames ever

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    The NFL has changed in many ways. For the better, in many ways. For the worse in terms of player nicknames. Where have all the nicknames gone? Mean Joe and Papa Bear would be so disappointed. How has it happened that Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Drew Bree…
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  • Dante Scarnecchia talks Patriots' O-line

    Dante Scarnecchia talks Patriots' O-line

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    BOSTON -- Many observers were concerned with the composition of the New England Patriots offensive line earlier this season. But retired offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia was not one of them. Asked his thoughts by the Boston Herald following the Pa…
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  • Michael Vick to the Redskins would be a 'dream come true'

    Michael Vick to the Redskins would be a 'dream come true'

    yahoo.com 20 hours ago
    This season hasn't exactly been a memorable one for Michael Vick, but then you could say that about pretty much anybody who's quarterbacked for the New York Jets for the last four decades. Vick's on a one-year deal with New York, and so it's no surprise…
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  • Michael Vick has nearly paid off his bankruptcy debt

    Michael Vick has nearly paid off his bankruptcy debt

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    Jets quarterback Michael Vick paid his debt to society when he spent time in federal prison for his conviction on dog fighting charges. Now, he’s paid back most of the rest of the debt he accumulated. According to Darren Rovell of ESPN, Vick has paid ba…
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  • Julian Edelman dealing with a concussion

    Julian Edelman dealing with a concussion

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was a limited participant in the team’s practices last week because of a thigh injury, but he played all the way through the team’s victory over the Dolphins last Sunday without showing any sign of difficulty becaus…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 24 hours ago
    The Bills’ offensive line has room for improvement. The Dolphins got four injured LBs back to practice, but it’s unclear if they’ll all be available. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski. Sausage. Write your own punch line. Former Jets CB Darrelle Revis said “It’…
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  • Bryan Bulaga “looks great” after Sunday’s concussion

    Bryan Bulaga “looks great” after Sunday’s concussion

    profootballtalk.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    The Packers had a devil of a time keeping the Bills defensive line from harassing Aaron Rodgers during last Sunday’s loss in Buffalo, something that wasn’t helped by the loss of right tackle Bryan Bulaga to a concussion during the game. Bulaga’s absence…
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  • Patriots vs. Jets preview

    Patriots vs. Jets preview

    ESPN.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    When: 1 p.m. ET Sunday. Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J. TV: CBS. Back in the day, it was called the Border War. This time it will be more like the Border Snore -- at least in terms of the overall stakes. It means something to the New Engla…
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  • Vikings vs. Dolphins preview

    Vikings vs. Dolphins preview

    ESPN.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    When: 1 p.m. ET Sunday. Where: Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens. TV: Fox. Two teams out of playoff contention will meet in South Florida on Sunday when the Miami Dolphins (7-7) host the Minnesota Vikings (6-8). These are two clubs who represent the up-an…
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  • C.J. Spiller’s limited, but hoping to play Sunday

    C.J. Spiller’s limited, but hoping to play Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    There are a number of things Bills running back C.J. Spiller’s going to have to get used to in a hurry, if he’s going to play this week. Namely, shoulder pads. Spiller took his off midway through Bills practice yesterday, his first since coming back fro…
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  • Rex Ryan blanches at the words he heard from Tom Brady

    Rex Ryan blanches at the words he heard from Tom Brady

    profootballtalk.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    Jets coach Rex Ryan was trying to watch a television copy of the Patriots to prepare for this week’s game, when the words he heard offended his delicate ears. Specifically, the F-bombs dropped by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady caught him by surprise. “I…
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  • Lions claim Josh Thomas off waivers from the Jets

    Lions claim Josh Thomas off waivers from the Jets

    profootballtalk.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    Cornerback Josh Thomas was released by the New York Jets on Tuesday after having his playbook and passport stolen. However, Thomas wasn’t out of work long as he was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on Wednesday. Thomas played in one game for the…
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  • Video - Jets' Richardson Says He's Among Top DL 02:10

    Jets' Richardson Says He's Among Top DL

    Dec 18
    Rich Cimini discusses Sheldon Richardson's comments that he is just as good as any defensive lineman in the NFL.
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    Dec 18
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Buffalo at Oakland.
  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T.: Headed To New York 05:26

    Reiss' P.A.T.: Headed To New York

    Dec 17
    ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss previews New England's Sunday matchup against the New York Jets, sits down with safety Tavon Wilson, and he breaks down the Pats' decision to place Dominique Easley on season-ending injured reserve.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Patriots-Jets 00:51

    NFL Live Prediction: Patriots-Jets

    Dec 17
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for New England at the New York Jets.

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