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In a city that includes Rex Ryan among its sports personalities, preseason prognostications in New York should be taken with one of those big grains of salt that flavors the soft pretzels sold on Manhattan street corners. Joe Namath once shocked the world by guaranteeing a Jets victory over the Colts in Super Bowl III. Now a New York franchise seems remiss if some member of the organization does not start off the year with a promise of a championship. In that context, Mikhail Prokhorov's bold announcements have been relatively conservative. The Brooklyn Nets owner merely predicted a championship "within...

Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Says He Expects Brooklyn to Win Title Within Three Years

Mikhail Prokhorov cut the ribbon to open the new home of the Brooklyn Nets, the Barclays Center, on Friday. Within minutes, Prokhorov also told reporters that he expects his team to start winning soon -- and big. "We are on the right way, and I'm expecting our championship within three years," he said. Prokhorov bought the former New Jersey Nets in 2009 and has since...

Prokhorov still has confidence in Nets

When Mikhail Prokhorov bought the Brooklyn (formerly New Jersey) Nets back in 2010, he promised an NBA Championship within five years. It is two years later and during that time the Nets went 46-102, not coming anywhere near the playoffs. However, after keeping Deron Williams and Brook Lopez and adding Joe Johnson this offseason, the Nets look like a team on the rise and Prokhorov...

Is a Change at Running Back in Order?

Florham Park, N.J. - Darrelle Revis is out for the season and as Rex Ryan said it's up to every one of his players to step up in Revis' absence. That means not just the defense, but the offense as well.Dustin Keller needs to return, the receivers and tight ends have to get open, beat press coverage and hold onto the ball more, the offensive line needs to give Sanchez more...

Rex's Jets using sleep specialists

Sweet dreams, Jets. Hoping that catching a few extra Zzzs translates into better performance on the field, the New York Jets recently brought in sleep specialists to help the players get more rest. Coach Rex Ryan also pushed back the team's schedule by about 90 minutes this week, giving the players a chance to be more energized and attentive during meetings and practice. "...

Week Three Report Card

The New York Jets pulled off a miraculous victory on Sunday in South Beach. While Rex Ryan and company are pleased to earn the win, New York's Week Three performance was far from an A in Green and White Report's grade book.

New York Jets: Bryan Thomas and Patrick Turner re-signed

On Monday they New York Jets made several roster moves including the re-signing of the longest tenured Jet, outside linebacker Bryan Thomas, as expected. They also brought back wide receiver Patrick Turner and released several players including for the second time in three weeks, defensive end Marcus Dixon. The ACL tear to cornerback Darrelle Revis, which will end his 2012 season...

Jets confirm Darrelle Revis has torn ACL

The Jets may have escaped Miami with a win, but did so at the cost of their All-Pro cornerback. As confirmed by a disheveled Rex Ryan in his news conference Monday, Darrelle Revis suffered a torn ACL against the Dolphins, an injury which will require surgery and shelve the 27-year-old corner for the season. This is the worst case scenario for Revis, whose knee buckled during a non...

Reggie Bush: Karma is the reason you lost Darrelle Revis

Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush confirmed Tuesday that his MRI on Monday showed no structural damage on his left knee and hopes to play this Sunday in Arizona. “It’s just a bruise,” Bush said on The Paul and Young Ron Show in South Florida. “I’m working hard to get back for this week.” Bush suffered the injury in the second quarter Sunday in the Dolphins'...

Turn On The Jets Roundtable Week 3 – Jets/Dolphins Predictions

The Turn On The Jets staff gives their predictions for the New York Jets week 3 match-up against the Miami Dolphins. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and make sure to hit up Traffic East this weekend when you are watching football to take advantage of this great deal from Night Out! Joe Caporoso - 12 Pack Chris Gross - Prediction – Jets 27, Dolphins 9. The Dolphins...

Darrelle Revis Out for the Season

New York Jets' star cornerback Darrelle Revis is out for the season, according to head coach Rex Ryan. Revis tore is ACL on Sunday against Miami and will need surgery. Ryan made the announcement at a Monday press conference. Revis is a key part to a strong Jets defense and is one of New York's most valuable players. He is a cornerback that can cover, tackle and make...
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