Found October 25, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY SEAN DONOVANNew York Jets right guard Willie Colon spent his first seven seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, a division rival of his opponent this Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals.He watched first hand over the years as the Bengals went from perennial also-rans to one of the AFC's top teams."I’ve watched that team go from a bottom-of-the-barrel team where nobody respected them to now they’re a legit contender." Colon said this week, "Those guys are playing high-motor, they’re strong and physical, and they’re getting after the quarterback," Colon said. "We have to be able to be at our A-game."Last time he faced the Bengals, in 2012, Colon gave up two sacks, one coming at the hands of defensive tackle Geno Atkins after he threw the then-Steelers guard to the ground.Atkins, who has emerged as one of the league's elite interior defensive lineman, has the attention of the entire Jets offensive line. He's tied for the Bengals team lead with fou...

Jets need to cut Santonio Holmes; He has been a pain this year

New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) officially is out again and will miss the matchup with the Bengals. Early this year Holmes was getting criticized badly because of his injury. He had been cleared by the doctors but remained out for weeks after being cleared. Well it sounds now like he is once […]

Cromartie's next big test: shutting down AJ Green

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – Somewhere along the line, Antonio Cromartie became a veteran, someone who has been around the block long enough to recognize talent when he sees it.And it's safe to say, the 29-year-old Cromartie sees something in Cincinnati Bengal's wide receiver AJ Green." a lot of Randy Moss, I would say he's that type of receiver just because how he attacks...

Clutch Kerley a 3rd-down machine for Jets

Jeremy Kerley has a knack for coming through in clutch situations for the New York Jets. The wide receiver, in his third season, had six catches for first downs on third-down plays in the Jets' 30-27 overtime victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday. It was the most third-down conversion catches by a Jets receiver since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. Kerley is tied for second...

New York Jets travel to Cincinnati to take on the (5-2) Bengals

The New York Jets (4-3) will try to win back-to-back games for the second time in the past 26 games when they take on the                         (5- 2) Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday. Chris Ivory and the Jets run game will have to be effective again this week if they want to upset the Bengals. The Bengals might pose the toughest match-up all season for the Jets. The Bengals...

Geno Smith’s anti-fumble drills working

The Jets added something to rookie quarterback Geno Smith’s practice regimen four weeks ago after he fumbled twice against the Titans — ball security drills designed for running backs. “It’s kind of dreadful,” Smith said this week, “but I know it makes us better and it makes me better as a player. It’s important to secure that ball. That’s first things first, above...

Jets’ Injury Report: Santonio Holmes, Quinton Coples, Josh Cribbs

The New York Jets take on the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday.  Who is in?  Who is out?  Find out, in your New York Jets Week 8 injury report. The Jets have one player listed as out and that player has made the most noise this week.  Wide receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) did not participate all week and is out for Sunday’s game.  Holmes indicated this...

Why Marty Mornhinweg lets Geno Smith loose after mistakes

After Geno Smith threw a first-quarter pick-six against the New England Patriots last Sunday, a reasonable expectation was for the New York Jets to ease their rookie signal-caller back into a rhythm with a few handoffs.Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg had other ideas.Mornhinweg put the ball back on Smith's shoulder on the offense's very next play, and Smith completed...

Plaxico Burress: “Pretty obvious” Geno Smith is an upgrade over Mark Sanchez

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a guest on the Michael Kay Show and gave an honest assessment of Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith. Plaxico Burress, on the radio with @RealMichaelKay, says it’s “pretty obvious” Geno Smith is a big upgrade over Mark Sanchez. #jets — jamie stuart (@N12jamiestuart) October 24, 2013 Burress played with Sanchez back in...

Green and White Breakdown: Jets v. Bengals reporters Ashley Iaconetti and Evan Slavit breakdown what to expect from the Jets when they go into Cincinnati...

Super Fast Friday: “Not Your Daddy’s Bungles”

I hope we have all caught our collective breaths after last week’s streak-breaking, Overtime win against the Pats as the Jets have what some would argue to be a bigger test ahead of them this week in the upstart Cincinnati Bengals. This match-up has gone overlooked a midst the “controversy” surrounding what many are now in-artfully referring to as “Pushgate” nevertheless...

Week 8 picks: Jets at Bengals

Publisher Nick St. Denis, associate editor Dan Begnoche and senior contributor Sean Donovan pick the New York Jets' (4-3) AFC showdown with the Cincinnati Bengals (5-2).

Super Bowl XLVIII expected to bring in $550 to New York region

This year’s Super Bowl is expected to bring in $550 million to the New York City area. SB 48 expected to bring $550 million to the region. — Gary Myers (@garymyersNYDN) October 24, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Super Bowl XLVIII expected to bring in $550 to New York region appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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