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The Jets and the Steady But Uninspiring Need for Chris Johnson

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Much of the Jets focus this off-season has been finding ways to surround Geno Smith (and now, Mike Vick) with playmakers for the passing game.

But in a switch of thought process, the last few weeks of rumors have surrounded not a wide receiver or tight end, but a running back.

That RB is former Tennessee Titans speedster, Chris Johnson. Continue reading

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Saving Coach Ryan – Will John Idzik and the Jets Keep Rex Ryan?

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#KeepRex  Continue reading

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Geno Smith’s Last Important Chance To Impress Comes This Sunday As The Jets Take On The Panthers

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For months we speculated on time and potential and hope for the future.  On Sunday, these three ideas come together finally.

Jets vs. Panthers: The realization of Geno Smith is here. Continue reading

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The Time Is Now For the Jets To Extend Rex Ryan’s Contract

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The New York Jets enter the Bye Week at 5-4, a record inconceivable to even the most optimistic of fans before this season.  The season has been up and down, something that could be predicted with an inconsistent rookie quarterback, but they have several wins over preseason Super Bowl favorites, such as the Falcons, Patriots, and Saints.

And while we too cannot predict how this consistently random season of win-loss-win-loss-win-loss-win-loss-win will go, we should all know one thing: It’s time to make it official and lock up Rex Ryan long term. Continue reading

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Geno Smith and the Jets Strive for Consistency vs. The Bengals

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The New York Jets travel to Cincinnati Sunday to take on the 5-2 Bengals.

It will be a tough task as the Bengals’ record stands at 5-2, leading the AFC North, and they are currently undefeated at home.

But on the Jets side, the focus will be on their team, and the struggle to become consistent behind a rookie quarterback. Continue reading

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Jets Upset Patriots Thanks To Miracle “Pushing” Penalty, Move To One Game Out Of AFC East Lead

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Tom Brady had his moment, tying up the score at 27, but thanks to a fluke penalty on a new NFL rule, the New York Jets defeated the New England Patriots 30-27, Sunday. Continue reading

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Wait, What? Calvin Pace Once Fell Through a Window??? (Jets-Falcons MNF Preview)

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Deadspin had an interesting article the other day on the history of injuries for players that were on the field as Jake Locker went down during the Jets-Titans Week 4 matchup.

Hidden neatly underneath the information was a nugget on Calvin Pace…

He once fell through a window??? Continue reading

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Geno Smith Might Be Improving, But His Jets Supporting Cast Definitely Has Already

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Geno Smith had a rebound game against the Bills in Week 3, passing for 331 yards on 55.2% throwing, with three total touchdowns and two interceptions.

It is a marked improvement over Geno Smith’s three interception 4th quarter against the Patriots the previous week, but we will have to see more to know if that is improvement, or the difference between playing home or away.

What we do know?  The pieces around Geno Smith have improved drastically. Continue reading

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New York Jets 2013 Season Preview: It’s Going To Get Worse Before It Gets Better

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The Jets enter the 2013 in a weird place.  It is both a known rebuilding year and a make or break year for head coach Rex Ryan.

A weird premise for a new general manager to enter the picture, start a rebuild of a team, and keep the previous regime’s coach, but that was the decision Woody Johnson and his new GM made.  So Ryan enters this year as a lame duck coach, with no clear-cut way of knowing what standard he has to set to keep his job.

As for what we do know – lets take a short look at the personnel before this season begins and then take a guess at how this season will go. Continue reading

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Mike Goodson Arrested; Now John Idzik and the Jets Must Release Him

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On Friday March 17, Jets running back Mike Goodson was arrested and charged on five counts including possession of Marijuana, and possession of a loaded gun with hollow-point bullets.

He was first taken the hospital due to alcohol intoxication before being brought to jail.  As of Friday, he had not made bail.

It may have been his first publicly cited criminal activity, but the result has to be the Jets releasing him, immediately. Continue reading

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