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So Which Jets Offense Is the Real One?

So Which Jets Offense Is the Real One?

nytimes.com nydailynews.com Updated Sep 16, 2012
Was it the high-scoring, quarterback-driven symphony against the Bills or the no-rhythm clunker against the Steelers?
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  • Steelers lose players, not physical identity

    Steelers lose players, not physical identity

    Not only were the Pittsburgh Steelers without two former NFL Defensive Players of the Year, they were without two players who have defined their defense. The reason why Pittsburgh avoided an 0-2 start is the Steelers didn't make excuses and they didn't …
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  • Steelers Slam Sanchez, Pound Jets 27-10 to Get to 1-1

    Steelers Slam Sanchez, Pound Jets 27-10 to Get to 1-1

    steelersgab.com Sep 16, 2012
    All week long ESPN, NFL Network and any other sports show gushed about how good the Jets offense was. This after one game against a bad Bills team, a game where the Bills basically gave the Jets a number of shots via turnovers and poor play by Ryan Fitz…
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  • Steelers 27, Jets 10: In Two GIFS

    Steelers 27, Jets 10: In Two GIFS

    deadspin.com Sep 16, 2012
    The Steelers slowly bludgeoned the Jets. It was over well before, but Isaac Redman trucked what was either a terrible or exhausted defense in the fourth quarter and this one was never really in doubt. Mark Sanchez followed up his fine season opener in h…
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  • Big Ben (2 TDs), Steelers handle Jets

    Big Ben (2 TDs), Steelers handle Jets

    ESPN.com post-gazette.com Sep 16, 2012
    Ben Roethlisberger passed for 275 yards and two touchdowns, and the Pittsburgh Steelers smothered the New York Jets in the second half of a 27-10 victory on Sunday.
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  • Officials having rough day in Pittsburgh

    Officials having rough day in Pittsburgh

    profootballtalk.com Sep 16, 2012
    The replacement officials got mostly high marks after their first weekend of work, but no clear-headed assessment of the crew working Sunday’s Jets-Steelers game could be so kind. In addition to the usual lengthy discussions of every flag thrown that tu
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  • Halftime update: Steelers-Jets

    Halftime update: Steelers-Jets

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2012
    Here are some observations from the first half of the Steelers-Jets game: Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is hurting the Jets on short passes. According to ESPN Stats & Information, Roethlisberger was 8-of-9 for 93 yards on passes 10 yards o…
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  • Shonn Greene leaves with head injury, Steelers lead at half

    Shonn Greene leaves with head injury, Steelers lead at half

    profootballtalk.com Sep 16, 2012
    The Jets came into Sunday’s game with the Steelers short three injured starters and they lost another one before the end of the first half. Running back Shonn Greene took a shot to the noggin from Steelers safety Ryan Mundy at the end of a nine-yard gai
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  • As Good As It Gets?: Mark Sanchez had the Jets' offense humming…

    As Good As It Gets?: Mark Sanchez had the Jets' offense humming in Wee…

    CNNSI.com Sep 16, 2012
    Mark Sanchez had the Jets' offense humming in Week 1. Can he do it again against the Steelers' vaunted defense in Pittsburgh today? Follow the action as the Jets try and move to 2-0.
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  • Troy Polamalu, Antonio Gates headline late game inactive lists

    Troy Polamalu, Antonio Gates headline late game inactive lists

    yahoo.com Sep 16, 2012
    There is no shortage of big names on the late game inactive lists. The New York Jets will be without cornerback Darrelle Revis and tight end Dustin Keller, while the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense will have to make due without outside linebacker James Har…
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  • Inactives for Pittsburgh Steelers

    Inactives for Pittsburgh Steelers

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2012
    Here are the Steelers' inactives for today's game against the Jets: LB James Harrison, SS Troy Polamalu, QB Charlie Batch, RB Rashard Mendenhall, ILB Stevenson Sylvester, G Kelvin Beachum and NT Alameda Ta'amu.
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  • Countdown Live: Jets-Steelers

    Countdown Live: Jets-Steelers

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2012
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the match up between the New York Jets and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4:25 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Jets-Steelers
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  • Jets assistant: Games don’t make me nervous after a drug dealer…

    Jets assistant: Games don’t make me nervous after a drug dealer wanted to kill me

    profootballtalk.com Sep 16, 2012
    Today’s most unusual NFL feature comes from the Newark Star-Ledger, which profiles Jets defensive line coach Karl Dunbar, who has revealed that in 1991, just after he finished his rookie season with the Steelers, he posed as a crack user to help the pol
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  • On the road with the Steelers: You may leave your heart in Oakl…

    On the road with the Steelers: You may leave your heart in Oakland, Calif.

    post-gazette.com Sep 16, 2012
    This city in San Francisco's shadow offers a thriving arts scene and dozens of great bars and restaurants.
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  • Frenchy Fuqua: The man who collided with history

    Frenchy Fuqua: The man who collided with history

    post-gazette.com Sep 16, 2012
    Two men, one football, one violent and famous collision. One of the two men is dead, so that leaves only one to tell his story.
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Jets-Steelers Recap 03:19

    Sunday Blitz: Jets-Steelers Recap

    Sep 16
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Steelers' 27-10 win over the Jets.
  • Video - Steelers postgame press conference 03:23

    Steelers postgame press conference

    Sep 16
    Steelers react following game with Jets
  • Video - Steelers Muscle Jets 00:31

    Steelers Muscle Jets

    Sep 16
    Mark Sanchez held to just 10 completions in Jets' 27-10 loss to Steelers.
  • Video - Rex: Jets Outplayed In All Three Phases 00:46

    Rex: Jets Outplayed In All Three Phases

    Sep 16
    Rex Ryan discusses the Jets' poor performance during their 27-10 loss to the Steelers.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Seahawks punish Cowboys physically in Wilson's first win

    Sep 16
    SEATTLE -- At its most fundamental and basic, football is about imposing your will on an opponent. You can do that at times schematically or mentally in the course of a game, but it's always the most fun, players say, when you do it physically. At least…
  • Don Banks: Gostkowski's big miss caps wild day in Foxboro; more Snaps

    Sep 16
    SEATTLE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we digest a wild and eventful Week 2 in the NFL...
  • Robert Griffin III must limit the number of hits he takes to be successful

    Sep 16
    Opponents will physically punish Robert Griffin III if he doesn't learn to protect himself.