AFC East News and Rumors
Jets have talked to Garrard about returning in 2014, unless they haven’tUpdated 12 hours ago Share Tweet
The Jets continue to employ veteran quarterback David Garrard, even though they continue to not use him. They apparently are interested in continuing to not use him in 2014. Unless, of course, they aren’t. According to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post,…
Share TweetJohn Joseph Idzik, a former NFL assistant coach and father of New York Jets general manager John Idzik, has died. He was 85.
Jets offensive tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson helps young teammates with fashion, financesUpdated 14 hours ago Share TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Among the many accolades associated with D'Brickashaw Ferguson, fashion adviser was likely not on the top of the list for most NFL fans. As a man who is more than football, the New York Jets left tackle brings some special veteran a…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetRex Ryan has made the Jets relevant in his five seasons with the team, took them to the AFC Championship Game in his first two years, but the lack of talent on offense, a new general manager and the inevitability of his third straight non-playoff season…Source: nydailynews.com
Saturday morning one-linersUpdated 19 hours ago Share TweetJets LB Calvin Pace has teamed up with former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell to file a lawsuit in North Carolina regarding the sale of a former cigarette factory. There will be a Pouncey reunion in Pittsburgh this weekend, when Mike’s Dolphin’s visit twin …Share TweetThe Miami Dolphins (6-6) will play another crucial game Sunday, against the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-7). Here are three things to watch for in this game from Miami's perspective: 1. Playoff attitude: Both the Dolphins and Steelers have not been afraid to …
Two-minute drill: Dennis ThurmanUpdated 23 hours ago Share TweetOur weekly Q & A is with New York Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman: Ed Reed has been relatively quiet in his three games with the Jets. Why? DT: They haven’t really attacked him. They haven’t gone his way, which is what we saw when he was i…Share TweetThank you for your continued support of Deadspin. I mean that with some extra special oomph this time, because this is my last day here. I start Monday as the Jets beat writer for NJ.com. Can't wait till Rex and Mark realize where I used to work. That o…Source: deadspin.com
Injury Report: Stephen Hill questionableUpdated Dec 6 (yesterday) Share TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Stephen Hill was a late addition to the injury report on Friday, as the New York Jets wide receiver was added after practicing in a limited capacity thanks to an injured knee. All the other Jets were listed as probable for Sunday's…Share TweetNew England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard wrapped up two days of court hearings in Nebraska on Friday by getting a drunken-driving charge against him dismissed as part of a plea deal.
W2W4: Five things for Patriots-BrownsUpdated Dec 6 (yesterday) Share TweetWith just four games left in the regular season, each weekend will come into focus as it relates to possible postseason scenarios. Week 14 is the first weekend that the New England Patriots have an opportunity to punch their ticket to the playoffs, and …Share TweetThe Patriots likely won’t need a full complement of healthy players on Sunday against the Browns. Which is good because they won’t have one. As usual. Out for the Week 14 game are receiver Aaron Dobson (foot) and tackle Marcus Cannon (ankle). Dobson mis…Share TweetAs the Bucs try to continue a late-season push that could save coach Greg Schiano’s job, one key player may not be available for Sunday. Another one most likely will. Receiver Vincent Jackson is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Bills with a ha…Share TweetContrary to what Kellen (The Greek) Winslow believes, the games still matter for the New York Jets. Despite a three-game losing streak, the Jets (5-7) still are mathematically alive. The bigger issue, though, is the future of Rex Ryan, who has four game…Share TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. – A month after a dislocated elbow sidelined Jeremy Kerley, the Jets wide receiver will return Sunday against the Raiders, making for a complete and healthy offense for the first time since Week 4. Jets coach Rex Ryan admits Kerley’s …Share TweetAs NFL investigator Ted Wells continues to gather information regarding the events that resulted in Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin leaving the team, the investigation has extended beyond Martin to those close to him. Per a source with knowledge of the …Share TweetTAMPA -- Back in April, the Buffalo Bills' upcoming two-game stretch had to look appealing. Back-to-back Florida trips, in December? Not bad. Even a month ago, their schedule seemed favorable. Back-to-back games against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jack…Share TweetCleveland Browns quarterback Jason Campbell will start against the New England Patriots, coach Rob Chudzinski announced Friday.
Dolphins can't overlook kicking gameUpdated Dec 6 (yesterday) Share TweetDAVIE, Fla. – Heinz Field can be a house of horrors for opposing kickers. Miami Dolphins rookie kicker Caleb Sturgis will get his first taste of one of the trickiest winter stadiums to play in the NFL. Whether it is wind, a slippery surface or inclement…
Bills near full health as season wanesUpdated Dec 6 (yesterday) Share TweetORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Well, at least they're healthy. At 4-8, the Buffalo Bills are staring down their ninth consecutive losing season, but at the moment, injuries aren't the issue. The Bills listed just two players on Friday's injury report. Both are p…Share TweetThe Browns don’t know who will start for them at quarterback on Sunday against the Patriots, but that’s not stopping wide receiver Josh Gordon from making some predictions about what he’ll do on the field. Gordon is coming off a team-record 261 receivin…Share TweetFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Running back Brandon Bolden was not spotted at the start of Friday morning's rainy New England Patriots practice, which sparked the following question: Could this open the door for Stevan Ridley to return to the 46-man game-day rost…Share TweetSaid Bills WR Stevie Johnson of criticism for last week’s fumble, “It makes me work harder. It wakes me up. I feel like sometimes I can get a little lackadaisical and things may happen. I appreciate it. The fans are being real. It’s just a wake-up call.…Share TweetThe up-and-down (largely down) rookie season of Jets cornerback Dee Milliner took another turn last week, when he was benched after missing a tackle on Mike Wallace that turned into a touchdown. That raised the question of whether he’d start this week a…
Green Day: Jets ready for McElroy 'twin'Updated Dec 6 (yesterday) Share TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rookie quarterback Matt McGloin is expected to start Sunday for the Oakland Raiders, but the dangerously mobile Terrelle Pryor could play, too. The New York Jets say they'll be ready for both. "We have two game plans," de…
Easley standing out on special teamsUpdated Dec 6 (2 days ago) Share TweetWhen the NFL released its latest update to Pro Bowl fan voting on Wednesday, it didn't come as much surprise that Buffalo Bills wide receiver Marcus Easley was receiving some consideration for the special teams position on the ballot. Easley ranks 10th …
'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. New England PatriotsDec 6How do the New England Patriots keep making great halftime adjustments and why does Sterling Sharpe believe they're the best team in the AFC? "NFL Playbook" breaks it down.
'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. New York JetsDec 6How can the New York Jets league-worst offense improve with either Geno Smith or Matt Simms at quarterback? "NFL Playbook" tries to find a silver lining.
'Playbook': Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh SteelersDec 6Which team can keep their playoff hopes alive when the Miami Dolphins take on the Pittsburgh Steelers? "NFL Playbook" explains who has the upper hand.
Jets S Ed Reed Defends PerformanceDec 6Jarrett Bell discusses what Jets S Ed Reed's comments about his on-field performance, and his desire to play longer, say about his state of mind and potential future in the league.
What Can This Brown Do? A LotDec 6Since the Browns’ bye week, Josh Gordon is averaging 208 yards and over a touchdown per game. (Jason Miller/Getty Images) Browns second-year wideout Josh Gordon has had his share of ups and downs during his brief NFL career. A second-round pick in the s…
San Francisco 49ers have to prove they can hang with rival SeahawksDec 6After getting pushed around in their past two meetings, the 49ers need a statement win against Seattle Sunday to prove they can keep pace with their division rivals, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Game 150: The VideosDec 6Side judge Mike Weatherford checks his watch pregame. (John DePetro/The MMQB) In November The MMQB was granted unprecedented access to an NFL officiating crew during the week of the Nov. 17 Ravens-Bears game in Chicago. My video partner, John DePetro, a…
John Clayton: Who could be the next Texans coach?Dec 6John Clayton takes a look at 10 candidates for the now-vacant Texans' head coaching position.