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New York Jets: Sign Jacoby Ford and Dimitri Patterson
April 1st, 2014 at 8:08 PM
On Tuesday the New York Jets made another small splash into the free agent market by signing wide receiver Jacoby Ford (Oakland) and corner back Dimitri Patterson (Miami) to add depth to the roster. These signings came on the heels of one other player visit on Monday as well. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday...

New York Jets: Four Compensatory Picks Added in 2014 NFL Draft
March 24th, 2014 at 6:54 PM
As the NFL owners meeting is underway the league has now started to officially designate compensatory draft choices for the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft in May. The New York Jets will be receiving a total of four of those compensatory picks, giving them 12 total draft choices currently. ***PHOTO1*** The New York...

New York Jets: Michael Vick Coming in for Visit, Plus Re-signings
March 21st, 2014 at 8:06 AM
The New York Jets will have free agent quarterback Michael Vick in for a visit today and could sign him if the Jets see enough of the right stuff from Vick. It certainly will be the one signing that makes the biggest headlines, if it occurs, but is it right...

New York Jets: Now Ready to Make Big Splash in Free Agency?
March 11th, 2014 at 11:22 AM
In recent days the New York Jets have moved on from the most expensive players/contracts that were on their books. With the releases of Antonio Cromartie and Santonio Holmes they have freed up over $17.5 million to help them in the NFL free agent market place that opens today at...

New York Jets Re-Sign Ellis Lankster and Darrin Walls Ahead of Free Agency
March 6th, 2014 at 10:20 AM
On Wednesday the New York Jets started to address several of their own players ahead of the start of free agency next Tuesday, March 11, at 4:00 p.m. The team re-signed two of their veteran backup corner backs in Ellis Lankster and Darrin Walls. ***PHOTO1*** Last week the New York Jets kicked...

Liberty Science Center Presents: Sports Science Behind Kicking a Football
March 3rd, 2014 at 5:15 PM
As part of the new "Gridiron Glory" exhibit appearing at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey — an exhibit featuring a number of items from the Pro Football Hall of Fame — Sports Media 101 will feature a series of articles pertaining to the science behind several sports. Enjoy! Kicking...

Liberty Science Center Presents: Sports Science Behind Leverage
February 23rd, 2014 at 7:34 AM
As part of the new "Gridiron Glory" exhibit appearing at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey -- an exhibit featuring a number of items from the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Sports Media 101 will feature a series of articles pertaining to the science behind several sports. Enjoy! Leverage...

New York Jets: Salary Cap and Potential Savings Before Free Agency
February 12th, 2014 at 8:45 PM
Now that the Super Bowl is over all NFL teams are in there offseason heading towards the NFL Combine in about 10 days, and free agency is just under a month away. The New York Jets will likely be active then to add some key players before the 2014 NFL...

Mike Tannenbaum: Former New York Jets General Manager on Miami Dolphins Radar?
January 9th, 2014 at 11:50 PM
Mike Tannenbaum might be returning to the AFC East after a short stint with Priority Sports. The former New York Jets general manager has been reported as a potential replacement for Jeff Ireland with the Miami Dolphins. Ireland and the Dolphins mutually agreed to part ways amidst talk of tension...

New York Jets Versus Cleveland Browns: Week 16 Wrap-Up
December 23rd, 2013 at 7:57 PM
As there now appears to be differing reports on the future of head coach Rex Ryan, the New York Jets (7-8) played a turnover-free ballgame and beat the Cleveland Browns (4-11) by the score of 24-13 in their home finale. The Buffalo Bills also won beating the Miami Dolphins, and...

New York Jets Look Back Series: 2003 New York Jets Season
December 21st, 2013 at 11:30 PM
As the New York Jets 2013 season is about to come to a close, we continue our look back series with the New York Jets 2003 season a decade earlier. The team finished with a 6-10 record and out of the playoffs which sounds familiar to current Jets fans. ***PHOTO1*** Coming off...

New York Jets Versus Carolina Panthers: Week 15 Wrap-Up
December 16th, 2013 at 11:28 PM
On Sunday the New York Jets (6-7) traveled to North Carolina to play the Carolina Panthers (9-4) in the hope of keeping their playoff hopes alive with a win. They lost 30-20, ending almost any chance of that for the 2013 season, but they can play the spoiler role in...

New York Jets Versus Oakland Raiders: Week 14 Wrap-Up
December 9th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
The New York Jets (5-7) were coming off a three-game losing streak while facing off against the Oakland Raiders (4-8) but got out to an early 10-0 lead and never looked back in winning 37-27. Now the Jets will have to travel for a late game next Sunday against the...

New York Jets Versus Baltimore Ravens: Week 12 Wrap-Up
November 28th, 2013 at 2:22 PM
Despite an opening drive that ended in a field goal, the New York Jets (5-5) offense never got in sync and the Baltimore Ravens (4-6) reeled off 19 points to easily handle the Jets. Now the Jets have finally suffered back-to-back losses ending the 10 game win one, lose one...

New York Jets Look Back Series: 1993 New York Jets Season
November 12th, 2013 at 11:11 PM
The 1993 season for the New York Jets would be inspirational at the start as Dennis Byrd was able to walk on to the field unaided for the home opener on September 5th. Despite much wheeling-and-dealing by then Jets General Manager Dick Steinberg the Jets finished the season with an...

New York Jets Look Back Series: 1983 New York Jets Season
November 6th, 2013 at 11:05 PM
After the successful 1982 season that was albeit abbreviated and ended in Miami with an AFC Championship game loss to the Dolphins, the New York Jets looked to 1983 as a season to build on. In the 1983 NFL Draft that was ripe with quarterbacks the Jets selected a then...

New York Jets Versus New Orleans Saints: Week Nine Wrap-Up
November 5th, 2013 at 11:57 PM
On Sunday afternoon the New York Jets (4-4) were able to continue winning on odd numbered weeks as they beat the New Orleans Saints (6-1), 26-20, as they head into their bye week. Hopefully the Jets can get healthy as Jeremy Kerley left early with an dislocated elbow.  ***PHOTO1*** First Quarter: Drew Brees...

New York Jets Versus Cincinnati Bengals: Week Eight Wrap-Up
October 29th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
On Sunday the New York Jets (4-3)  traveled to the Queen City to play the Cincinnati Bengals (5-2) in the hopes of breaking their win one, lose one pattern formed over the first seven games. The only player that seemed to show up was Nick Folk, making three 45+ yard...

New York Jets Versus Pittsburgh Steelers: Week Six Wrap-Up
October 15th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
The New York Jets returned home hopeful after a late comeback victory that improved their record to 3-2, facing the winless (0-4) Pittsburgh Steelers. The offense moved the ball well at times, but the Steelers held them to only six first half points in a 19-6 Jets loss. ***PHOTO1*** First Quarter: On the...

New York Jets Versus Atlanta Falcons: Week Five Wrap-Up
October 11th, 2013 at 9:55 AM
On Monday night the New York Jets (2-2) traveled to Atlanta (1-3) for the first time in eight years, and with most pundits saying the Falcons needed the victory more, the Jets came back again late to win 30-28 on a Nick Folk 44-yard field goal. Now the Jets will...