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If NY Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum had signed Peyton Manning, Gang G…

If NY Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum had signed Peyton Manning, Gang Green could be enjoying its season

nydailynews.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
Soft-focus your brain, if that is still possible in the age of high-definition television. Imagine for a moment that Peyton Manning is the Jet quarterback, having signed a five-year deal with Mike Tannenbaum back in March.
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  • Mularkey: Bills environment “one of the best”

    Mularkey: Bills environment “one of the best”

    buffalobills.com Nov 29, 2012
    It’s back to Ralph Wilson  Stadium this Sunday for former Bills Head Coach Mike Mularkey.  He brings his 2-9 Jacksonville Jaguars to Orchard Park to play the Bills.  Mularkey, who has been back while an assistant with the Dolphins, is now the Head C
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  • Some Choice Words from a Jets Coach

    Some Choice Words from a Jets Coach

    nytimes.com Nov 29, 2012
    Dave DeGuglielmo, the Jets' offensive line coach, fulfilled a league-mandated media appearance, but was not too pleased about it.
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  • Jets OL coach cranky about decisions made “high above” him

    Jets OL coach cranky about decisions made “high above” him

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    The Jets are switching things up on their offensive line this week, but be careful asking the offensive line coach about it. Assistant Dave DeGuglielmo was clearly displeased with the idea of rotating Vlad Ducasse in for Matt Slauson at left guard, sayi…
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  • Fins finagle a “real” sellout versus Patriots

    Fins finagle a “real” sellout versus Patriots

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    In recent years, the Miami Dolphins have sold out their home games by selling to themselves or their sponsors the excess non-premium tickets. For Sunday’s showdown with the Patriots, such measures won’t be needed. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald
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  • A day later, Bart Scott says he respects Jets fans

    A day later, Bart Scott says he respects Jets fans

    A day after Bart Scott said he doesn’t care that fans boo the Jets because he doesn’t respect their opinions and thinks they were probably the last ones picked for dodgeball, Scott has reconsidered. “I have a tremendous amount of respect for fans an
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  • Arrival of Tebow means parting of the tarps in Jacksonville

    Arrival of Tebow means parting of the tarps in Jacksonville

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    Tim Tebow might not be able to walk on water, but in Jacksonville, he can make the tarps go away. The Jaguars announced Thursday that they’re selling additional tickets in Section 404 of Everbank Field (upper deck, end zone corner) for the Dec. 9 game a
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  • AFC East draft primer: Patriots

    AFC East draft primer: Patriots

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    With the 2012 regular season nearing its conclusion, the AFC East blog decided to take an early glance at the draft and 2013 offseason. We conclude our first look around the division with the reigning AFC East champions. New England Patriots (8-3) Key f…
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  • Blacked-out Bills have 15,000 unsold seats this week, 10,000 ne…

    Blacked-out Bills have 15,000 unsold seats this week, 10,000 next week

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    As we move toward the end of the season, the cream separates from the crap.  And fewer and fewer fans will want to pay to watch the crap. Consequently, the Bills’ home game on Sunday against the Jaguars has been blacked out, with more than 15,000 unsol
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  • Jags-Bills game to be blacked out in Buffalo

    Jags-Bills game to be blacked out in Buffalo

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and the Jacksonville Jaguars will be blacked out on local television after the home team announced on Wednesday that more than 15,000 tickets remain unsold.
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  • Jets' Scott: I don't care about the opinion of fans

    Jets' Scott: I don't care about the opinion of fans

    CNNSI.com Nov 29, 2012
    Jets' Scott: I don't care about the opinion of fans
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  • Can Jets, Bills get hot in December?

    Can Jets, Bills get hot in December?

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    Although both teams are struggling at 4-7, all is not lost for the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills. There are plenty of similarities between the Jets and Bills. Both teams have quarterback questions. Both teams have coaches on the hot seat. But the Jets…
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  • Rex won’t concede that Jets aren’t a Top 5 defense

    Rex won’t concede that Jets aren’t a Top 5 defense

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    The Jets are not in the NFL’s Top 5 in total defense. Or scoring defense. Or rushing defense. Or passing defense. Or sacks. Or interceptions. Or fumbles forced. Or first downs allowed. Or third down conversion rate. Or fourth down conversion rate. Need
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  • Jersey sales drop for Tim Tebow

    Jersey sales drop for Tim Tebow

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    Playing time matters. That is the lesson we learned this week when the NFL announced its latest figures for jersey sales. When popular quarterback Tim Tebow arrived to the New York Jets, the hype was immense and his jersey sales were near the top of the…
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  • PFT Live: Daniel Thomas, Week 13 picks

    PFT Live: Daniel Thomas, Week 13 picks

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    It’s Thursday, which means that it is time for Mike Florio and Michael David Smith to discuss their picks for this week’s games on PFT Live. Before we get to that, though, there’s a conversation to have with Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas. Thom
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  • Bills players throw their support behind Chan Gailey

    Bills players throw their support behind Chan Gailey

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    The Bills are 4-7, the third time in coach Chan Gailey’s three seasons with the team that they’ve reached this point of the season with a losing record. Years one and two ended with losing records as well, which has created some heat under Gailey’s
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  • In the Great Sanchez-Tebow debate, Joe Namath favors Sanchez

    In the Great Sanchez-Tebow debate, Joe Namath favors Sanchez

    For a city with eight million people in it, New York can feel like a pretty lonely place if you're in the spotlight and falling short. Mark Sanchez, in the crosshairs as the quarterback of the hapless Jets, must wake up every so often and wonder if Rick…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    Bills players said they stand behind coach Chan Gailey (something that never comes up until a team has issues). Dolphins WR Davone Bess has developed into more than just a slot guy. The Patriots promoted DE James Develin to take the spot of suspended Je…
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  • A Case for Keeping Rex Ryan

    A Case for Keeping Rex Ryan

    nytimes.com Nov 29, 2012
    A Boston Globe writer argues that General Manager Mike Tannenbaum needs to be moved aside to start the rebuilding of the Jets.
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  • The Trenchie Awards: The Patriots' O-Line, Paul Soliai, and the…

    The Trenchie Awards: The Patriots' O-Line, Paul Soliai, and the Best Line Play from Week 12

    grantland.com Nov 29, 2012
    In celebration of the NFL's release of the all-22 and end-zone film for the 2012 season, each week we'll be bringing you the best in offensive- and de...
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  • Video - Will The Jets Make The Playoffs? 02:12

    Will The Jets Make The Playoffs?

    Nov 29
    Lomas Brown discusses whether or not he thinks the Jets can make the playoffs.
  • Video - Rex Ryan Sets Bart Scott Straight 02:33

    Rex Ryan Sets Bart Scott Straight

    Nov 29
    ESPN New York's Jane McManus has the latest on Rex Ryan's talk with Bart Scott regarding Scott's comments about fans.
  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T. 04:13

    Reiss' P.A.T.

    Nov 29
    In this week's edition of P.A.T., Mike Reiss looks ahead to the Patriots' Week 13 matchup against the Dolphins.
  • Video - Preview: Arizona Cardinals vs. New York Jets 02:28

    Preview: Arizona Cardinals vs. New York Jets

    Nov 29
    NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the New York Jets.

Sports Columnists

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    Nov 29
    The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
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    Nov 29
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