Jets Training Camp Opening Week Review

Feature Image: USA TODAY Sports Thanks for bearing with us with less articles lately. Personally, I just started a new ‘day’ job, so my availability has definitely been cut down. However, we’ll be back to more timely content as things settle down.  Opening Week Headlines Players Show Up Ready to Work For the first time in Rex […]

OJTB: Yankees Take Three of Four from Texas Rangers, Sweep Reds

A recap of Thursday’s series finale is followed by notes highlighting the set’s first three games. RHP Brandon McCarthy enjoyed his third straight quality start on Thursday afternoon, and the Yankees’ offense did enough to earn a 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers. The Yankees (53-48) took three of the four games versus the Rangers […]

Jason Babin Signs With New York Jets, Vets Report to Camp

Feature Image: Jaguars.com Rex Ryan knows no limits to luxuries, as the team signed veteran pass-rusher Jason Babin to a two-year deal, today. Babin’s second year will be via team-option, so it is more appropriate to view the deal as a fringe one-year contract. Last season with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Babin accumulated 7.5 sacks, 40 […]

Jets Training Camp: The Pads Come On

New York Jets rookies reported to Cortland, NY today for training camp and the rest of the roster will report tomorrow. Image: NYDN What to Watch For: QB-Free Edition Running Backs Rule When the pads come on, the opportunity arises for Gang Green’s ground attack to begin to truly showcase their skills. Last season, Chris […]

Tajh Boyd: An Investment with Potentially High Dividends

Feature Image: Getty Images The time from now until training camp can be filled with a mix of vacations and training regiments for players and personnel, but for hardcore NFL fans it’s more of a time filled with vodka and despair. We’ll be counting down to the July 23rd, report-to-Cortland date, by featuring current players […]

Geno Smith Needs to Improve, But How?

Feature Image: Associated Press The time from now until training camp can be filled with a mix of vacations and training regiments for players and personnel, but for hardcore NFL fans it’s more of a time filled with vodka and despair. We’ll be counting down to the July 23rd, report-to-Cortland date, by featuring current players […]

OJTB Yankees Spotlight: RHP David Robertson

With RHP Mariano Rivera’s retirement at the end of last season, RHP David Robertson was in a tough spot. He was, after all, replacing arguably the greatest closer in the history of baseball. To the delight of the Yankees and their fans, Robertson has thrived in his new role. At the All-Star Break, Robertson has […]

Guest: Jets’ Success May Still Be Limited

Guest piece by Sal Ingolia We might be in the dog days of summer, but it is certainly never too early to look ahead to what the New York Jets might look like this upcoming year. Specifically, they need to play well against the rest of the AFC in order to possibly sneak into the playoffs. […]

Jets Time Capsule: 1981 Season

Today, in the fifth installment of a six-part series looking back on the Walt Michaels era, we’ll explore the Jets’ 1981 season. Following consecutive 8-8 finishes in 1978 and 1979, respectively, the Jets’ record plummeted to 4-12 in 1980. Even more alarming than the record, though, was the play of QB Richard Todd, who fired […]

Karl Dunbar: The Man Behind the Jets’ Defensive Line

Feature Image: NewYorkJets.com When the Jets play great defensively, one man receives all the credit. His name is Rex Ryan. He uses many schemes and fronts to confuse offenses. He has an incredible history of defensive success. Not to mention, he has it in his blood, as his father and brother have had great success […]

OJTB: Yankees Drop Rain-Shortened Rubber Game at Baltimore

A recap of Sunday night’s rubber game is followed by notes highlighting the set’s first two contests. At Camden Yards on Sunday night, the Baltimore Orioles won a rain-shortened game against the Yankees by 3-1. The game was called with nobody out in the bottom of the fifth inning following a two-hour rain delay. Baltimore […]

OJTB: New York Yankees 2014 First-Half Report Card

Stats are through the end of play on July 9, when the Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians by 5-4 in 14 innings. Position Players: LF Brett Gardner: B+ The Yankees’ best all-around offensive player in the first half, Gardner leads the club in both average (.287) and average with runners in scoring position (.300). He […]

Five Potential Surprises in Training Camp (2 Weeks Away)

Feature Image: HBO The time from now until training camp can be filled with a mix of vacations and training regiments for players and personnel, but for hardcore NFL fans it’s more of a time filled with vodka and despair. We’ll be counting down to the July 23rd, report-to-Cortland date, by featuring current players with […]

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