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Underachieving Jets had better refocus before their season slip…

Underachieving Jets had better refocus before their season slips away from them

ESPN.com Updated 1 hour ago
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The season is only three games old, but it's time to make like Marty Mornhinweg and signal for a premature timeout to take stock of the New York Jets. Let's be brutally honest: Except for three brilliant drives to start the game…
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  • Jets: We were robbed of touchdown

    Jets: We were robbed of touchdown

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Last week it was the touchdown that wasn't. This time, it was the fumble recovery that wasn't. The New York Jets were burned by a premature whistle in Monday night's 27-19 loss to the Chicago Bears at MetLife Stadium -- a blown …
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  • Bears TE Bennett: Rex's quip lit fire in me

    Bears TE Bennett: Rex's quip lit fire in me

    ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    Bears tight end Martellus Bennett said he felt disrespected by New York Jets coach Rex Ryan leading up to Chicago's 27-19 Monday night victory at MetLife Stadium.
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  • Jets miss wide receiver Eric Decker

    Jets miss wide receiver Eric Decker

    ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Eric Decker was ready to go at game time, but by the time the Jets trailed to the Bears at halftime, he felt a familiar tightness in his hamstring. The team's No. 1 wide receiver watched from the sideline as the Jets ultimately …
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  • Bears Hold On to Beat Jets 27-19

    Bears Hold On to Beat Jets 27-19

    Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman needed a few extra minutes to clear his head.
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  • Jets lament turnovers, blown call

    Jets lament turnovers, blown call

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Observations from the New York Jets' locker room following their 27-19 loss to the Chicago Bears: Rex Ryan defended quarterback Geno Smith -- well, kind of. The Jets' claimed "this ain't the quarterback he was at the beginn…
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  • Bears Strike Early to Hold Off Jets

    Bears Strike Early to Hold Off Jets

    The Chicago Bears struck early and never trailed as they rode two Martellus Bennett touchdowns to a 27-19 win over the New York Jets on Monday.
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  • Chris Conte out for Bears, Eric Decker out for Jets

    Chris Conte out for Bears, Eric Decker out for Jets

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    The Chicago Bears are having their depth at safety tested during Monday night’s game against the New York Jets, Both Chicago starters have suffered shoulder injuries in the game. Chris Conte is out for the rest of the game after injuring his shoulder in…
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  • Wayne Chrebet, Leon Hess to Ring of Honor

    Wayne Chrebet, Leon Hess to Ring of Honor

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Former New York Jets wide receiver Wayne Chrebet and former owner Leon Hess were announced as this year's Ring of Honor inductees during the first quarter of the Jets-Bears "Monday Night Football" game. Chrebet was sho…
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  • What to make of Dolphins' QB situation?

    What to make of Dolphins' QB situation?

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    DAVIE, Fla. -- It could be nothing now. But it could mean something later. That was my general takeaway from Monday’s cryptic news conference by Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin. Miami’s coach -- on four separate occasions -- declined to answer whe…
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  • Philbin on QB Tannehill as starter: We'll see

    Philbin on QB Tannehill as starter: We'll see

    Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin will not say whether Ryan Tannehill will remain the team's starting QB
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  • Andy Reid Busts Out A Jolly Postgame Victory Dance

    Andy Reid Busts Out A Jolly Postgame Victory Dance

    deadspin.com 13 hours ago
    This moment, from the Chief's locker room following their victory over the Dolphins yesterday—flagged by Arrowhead Pride—is just your latest reminder that happy Andy Reid is one of the best things the NFL has going for it right now. Read more...
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  • Watkins goes wire-to-wire in loss

    Watkins goes wire-to-wire in loss

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Taking a closer look at offensive snaps played by the Buffalo Bills in Sunday's loss to the San Diego Chargers: Quarterbacks: EJ Manuel -- 70 of 70 Kyle Orton -- 0 of 70 Running backs: Fred Jackson -- 45 of 70 C.J. Spiller -- 25 of…
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  • Report: Dolphins Players "Furious" Over Defensive Planning

    Report: Dolphins Players "Furious" Over Defensive Planning

    The Dolphins came into this season with high hopes and a wide-open division. They've now gotten rolled by 19 points two weeks in a row, including yesterday's blowout by the shorthanded Chiefs. According to the Miami Herald, the discontent is growing, an…
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  • Belichick explains why he sat Dobson

    Belichick explains why he sat Dobson

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    Before each game, the New England Patriots -- like every NFL team -- set seven players as inactive. And the surprise inactive this week was wide receiver Aaron Dobson. With the Patriots' receiving corps struggling to gain any rhythm with quarterback Tom…
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  • Tom Brady only sees one guy playing well on offense

    Tom Brady only sees one guy playing well on offense

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Tom Brady wants to make it clear — his offense needs to get better, and soon. After beating the Raiders 16-9 yesterday, the Patriots’ offense has 22 points in the last six quarters. “I don’t think anybody has really found their stride this year,” Brady …
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  • Manuel's 8.4 QBR is NFL's worst in Week 3

    Manuel's 8.4 QBR is NFL's worst in Week 3

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    Watching Monday's morning's 9 a.m. live "SportsCenter," this note from host Hannah Storm caught our attention at the top of the program: Yesterday was a huge day for quarterbacks throughout the NFL. Qualified quarterbacks combined to average a…
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  • Bills fans respond to Watkins' 'play off'

    Bills fans respond to Watkins' 'play off'

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    Few rookies in the NFL will be scrutinized more this season than Sammy Watkins, whom the Buffalo Bills traded their 2015 first-round selection to acquire in May. So while a play in the final minutes of Sunday's 22-10 loss to the San Diego Chargers would…
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    Short passes worked out better than deeper shots for the Bills. Dolphins RB Lamar Miller had a big day against the Chiefs. The Patriots’ problems on the offensive line haven’t shown signs of subsiding. Penalties have been an issue for the Jets in the fi…
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  • Video - Bennett's Second TD Of The Game 00:24

    Bennett's Second TD Of The Game

    Sep 22
    Bears tight end Martellus Bennett catches a nice endzone touchdown, and the Bears lead 24-13.
  • Video - Kerley Gets The Touchdown 00:30

    Kerley Gets The Touchdown

    Sep 22
    Jets receiver Jeremy Kerley scores on a 19-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Geno Smith.
  • Video - Bears Recover The Fumble 00:20

    Bears Recover The Fumble

    Sep 22
    Jets receiver Jalen Saunders misjudges the catch on the punt return, and the Bears recover the fumble.
  • Video - Mundy Pick-Six 00:33

    Mundy Pick-Six

    Sep 22
    Bears safety Ryan Mundy intercepted Jets quarterback Geno Smith for the pick-six.

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