Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 5/10/13
The New York Jets have enough problems this summer to concern themselves with on the field. Unfortunately, Rex Ryan might have to be on the lookout for more than just a starting quarterback. He might also be recruited to help New York police stop a serial bank robber. An unknown person took to Manhattan on Friday for an afternoon crime spree, according to authorities, hitting five banks in the span of an hour. Police say the unarmed robber began his quest for cash at a Chase branch on the Upper East Side at 1 p.m. then went to a second Chase branch shortly thereafter. Fifteen minutes later, the robber had made it to midtown, where he visited a Capital One bank and a Bank of America down the street from one another. He (or she) finally wrapped up their power hour of misdeeds at another Capital One on Fifth Avenue. According to police, the robberies were carried out by simply passing a note to a teller demanding money, but the strategy had mixed results. Only two of the five robberies were successful — a 40 percent rate that many Jets fans would love to see from Mark Sanchez on his passing attempts. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/New York Jets Photo of the night Apparently Mariano Rivera looks like a cross between a turtle and a dog bone. Photo via Twitter/@MLB Tweet of the night Sharks forward Adam Burish has no love for Patrick Kane‘s playoff mullet. @ChrisKuc @ChiTribHamilton Hey @88PKane I'm not scared of anybody in chicago, especially guys with mullets! Keep your head up! #growabeard— Adam Burish (@ABurish37) May 10, 2013 Video of the night So. Much. Stephen A. Smith.

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