For Jets, Success Starts and Ends from their Best Unit

Image: NYJets.com The 2014 New York Jets are noticeably improved, on paper, off a very average 8-8 campaign. Quarterback Geno Smith has new weapons on offense and the young defense continues to grow and get better together. But the boisterous roster is not without vulnerabilities. On the offense, the team’s wide receiver group is improved with […]

Jalen Saunders Gets Into Car Accident, Will Miss Bengals Game

New York Jets’ Randy Lange reported on a one-car accident that WR Jalen Saunders was involved with today. Saunders is currently slated to be the team’s primary punt returner. Fourth-round rookie Jalen Saunders, who is working both at wide receiver and punt returner for the Jets, was involved in a single-car accident this morning on his […]

OJTB: Yankees Swept by AL East-Leading Orioles

A recap of Wednesday’s series finale is followed by notes highlighting Monday’s contest. Tuesday’s game was postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader on Friday Sept. 12. Entering the bottom of the eighth inning of Wednesday night’s contest at Camden Yards, the Yankees led the Baltimore Orioles […]

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Antonio Allen Embraces New Role at Cornerback

Image: Getty Images When the chips are down, Rex Ryan buys more chips. Safety Antonio Allen is used to position changes. During his first two years at the University of South Carolina, Allen played linebacker, in spite of his more DB-esque dimensions — out of high school, Allen measured 6’1″ and weighed 177 lbs. He was […]

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Ugh… Jets CBs Milliner and McDougle Injured in Practice

Image: USA TODAY Sports Talk about a rough day of camp. Third-round cornerback Dexter McDougle went down to an ACL tear in his left knee, today, and sophomore CB Dee Milliner is expected to miss a few weeks with a high ankle sprain. Once again, ‘ugh.’ I’m no doctor, but it looks like McDougle will […]

Truth or Overreaction: New York Jets Edition

Image: NorthJersey.com Things are never as good or as bad as they seem in the National Football League. Today we’ll separate the real reasons for concern or optimism, versus the newspaper-selling headlines.  CB Dimitri Patterson is an Offseason Bust — Overreaction It’s true that Patterson played mediocre in his first game action with the Jets on Thursday, and […]

Milliner Impresses, Patterson Fizzles in Preseason Opener

It was a case of good news, bad news, in the Jets’ preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts. The good news being sophomore corner Dee Milliner who played well, after making an overly bold proclamation this offseason that he is the “best corner in the league.” Milliner had one assisted tackle on the night and defended […]

Greene Party: Rookie’s Gem Leads Yankees to 1-0 Win Over Tigers

A recap of Thursday’s series finale is followed by notes highlighting the set’s first three contests. At Yankee Stadium on Thursday afternoon, rookie RHP Shane Greene fired eight-plus shutout innings to lead New York (60-54) to a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers. The Yankees won three of the four games against Detroit (62-50), which […]

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Jets vs. Colts: Comparing Pre-Game Findings and Post-Game Results

Image: Associated Press Below is a list of individual (per-player) camp reports, in comparison with the results of Thursday’s first preseason game versus the Colts. The majority of the current Jets roster is included, with some players excluded for lack of information, etc. List is ordered by position first, then alphabetical by last name. Use […]

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Game Primer: Jets Preseason and More Kickoff Thursday vs. Colts

Image: Getty Images Thursday’s preseason matchup versus the Indianapolis Colts will take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. at 7:00pm ET.  For those attending the game: Parking lots open at 2pm; Will Call opens at 4pm; Gates open at 5pm. For full gameday information, including new policies and activities, check on NYJets.com’s Gameday Guide. For […]

Cream Rises to the Top: Jets’ Standouts in Training Camp

Feature Image: Greg Salas via NewYorkJets.com With the team’s first preseason game to be played, the New York Jets’ front office is nowhere near finished in their 53-man roster evaluations. However, each practice is another opportunity for a player to earn some brownie points with the coaching staff. Here’s some guys who have done just […]

Geno Smith to Start Thursday’s Preseason Game, Depth Chart Released

It’s not a surprise given practice rep distribution, but it was confirmed today that incumbent QB Geno Smith will lead the offense’s first snaps of the preseason. The announcement was made by Rex Ryan in today’s press conference. Depth Chart Notes All three of the Jets’ top running backs (Ivory, Johnson, Powell) are listed as […]

Low 5, High 5: Worst Losses and Best Wins in Jets History

The Jets have experienced many devastating losses as well as some exciting wins in their history. Here are my choices for the top five contests in each category. Fifth-Worst Loss: At Baltimore Ravens; Regular Season Week 17; December 24, 2000. New York’s loss to Baltimore in the 2000 regular-season finale may seem mundane at first […]

Jets Camp: Corners Struggle as Offense Improves

Feature Image: Noah K. Murray – USA TODAY Sports For the first time in a long time, the New York Jets’ offense is giving the defense a run for its money in training camp. Don’t expect to see any completely lopsided days in favor of the Geno Smith first-team, but at least the talent is now […]

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