Found November 08, 2012 on Down and Distance:
After New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie said he believes the team will still make the playoffs, head coach Rex Ryan told reporters the whole team feels that way (Credit: AP Photo) At 3-5, the New York Jets currently sit at third place in the AFC East. Today while on NFL AM, Jets corner back Antonio Cromartie said he still believes the team will make the playoffs. “The Jets will make the playoffs this year,” Cromartie said. “We believe in each other, we believe in what coach Ryan and his staff is putting us to schemes and stuff, so we’re definitely going to make the playoffs this year.” Head coach Rex Ryan came out to support Cromartie saying the whole team feels as though they will make the playoffs. “I feel as an entire football team that we should all feel like that. And I think we do feel like that,” Ryan said, via Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “Nobody wants to hear it, but who cares? That’s really how we feel. That’s our mentality. Whether you like it or not, that’s our mentality. I would think the Jets fans and the Jet community, obviously, they would want us to feel that way. And we do.” “We’re not happy with where we are with that 3-5 record,” Ryan said. “We know it’s tough to get into the playoffs especially when you back yourself up with that 3-5 record. But again, we’re going to keep swinging until they tell us that we’re out. All of us, in my opinion, believe we can make it.” While every team should be confident they can win, the Jets have a long road ahead of them if they think they are going to make the playoffs. Follow us on Twitter @DownandDistance Down and Distance Executive Editor - Brett Krummenacker @BKrumm_SKThe post Antonio Cromartie: Jets will make the playoffs this year appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Antonio Cromartie Believes Jets ‘Definitely Going to Make the Playoffs,’ Which Isn’t Unrealistic

Confidence can be contagious. There’s no real proof to back up that idiom, but if the sentiment is true, then Antonio Cromartie might be the cure the Jets need. Cromartie, one of the most confident defenders the NFL has to offer, expressed some optimistic thoughts on the Jets postseason chances on Thursday afternoon. So optimistic, in fact, he went as far as to say the underachieving...

Ryan not mad at 'overrated' vote

You just had to expect Rex Ryan would weigh in on this one. Tuesday we reported that, along with Bill Belichick, Ryan was voted the most overrated coach in the NFL by a Sporting News poll which took the pulse of players. Given Ryan's penchant for opening his mouth whether it's warranted or not, it's unsurprising that he took the opportunity to share his thoughts on the...

Rex Ryan jokes about 'overrated' label

Leave it to Rex Ryan to give a funny response to being voted the most overrated NFL coach in an anonymous player poll this week.  The New York Jets head coach did what he does best and turned a press conference into a comedy monologue Tuesday after he was asked about the Sporting News poll. "My first thought," Ryan said Wednesday, "was I looked and I saw who was...

Rex Ryan’s response to recent poll naming him Most Overrated NFL coach is pretty spectacular

Yesterday we brought you the story regarding a recent poll conducted by The Sporting News where they asked 103 NFL players a variety of questions, one of which was to name the league’s most overrated coach.  In a shock to just about no one, Jets head coach Rex Ryan was the clear cut “winner” after being chosen by 35 of the players polled. It’s no easy feat to accept the...

Wrongly appeasing the wishes of Rex Ryan and Tony Sparano to add mass, Tim Tebow is now too muscular to ever become a competent NFL quarterback

Since thriving last year as a member of the Denver Broncos, polarizing quarterback Tim Tebow has added more than a dozen pounds of muscle mass to his already imposing frame. Tebow, the winner of the 2007 Heisman Trophy who led … Continue reading →

PREVIEW: NY JETS (3-5) @ SEAHAWKS (5-4)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Think Rex Ryan and company spent the last two weeks sleepless over Seattle? The Jets are hoping to be Jet-lagged free on Sunday where a time zone cautious coaching staff is focusing on east coast time management on their furthest trip west on the season."I think by staying on the east coast time, even though you're out there west, I think that helps...

Rex Ryan voted the most overrated head coach

Sporting News recently conducted a poll of 103 NFL players from 27 different teams on a variety of topics including the NFL's most overrated head coach. The results aren't surprising. Rex Ryan won the dubious honor of being selected as the NFL's most overrated head coach with 35 votes, topping Bill Belichick by 19 votes. Andy Reid came in a distant third with just...

Rex Ryan on being voted most overrated coach: I finally beat Bill Belichick

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is not all that upset about recently being voted the most overrated coach in the NFL. Instead, the Jolly Green Giant has found a way to put a positive spin on the whole thing. If nothing else, Rex can now say he beat Bill Belichick at something. “My first thought was I looked and saw who was second,” Ryan said on Wednesday according to the NY...

Rex Ryan Voted The Most Overrated Head Coach In The NFL

To no one’s surprise (except maybe Andy Reid’s), New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan was named the most overrated head coach in the NFL.  The Sporting News conducted a mid-season survey of 103 current NFL players from 27 teams and Rex topped the list. The rest of the list breaks down as follows: Rex Ryan, Jets (35 votes) Bill Belichick, Patriots (16 votes) Andy Reid, Eagles (9...

Jets-Seahawks Preview

After a disappointing first half, the New York Jets are hoping to come out of their bye with a much-improved effort down the stretch. Coach Rex Ryan, though, knows his team will be in for a tough test at CenturyLink Field, where the Seattle Seahawks have yet to lose. The struggling Jets try to turn things around Sunday against a Seattle team looking to extend its best home start...

New York Jets at Seattle Seahawks: Three Bold Predictions

The emergence of so many young quarterbacks in recent years has turned the National Football League into a "passing league".Or so say the experts and media outlets who cover the sport.Recent years have also shown that it is possible for teams with weak defenses to not only make it to the Super Bowl, but win it. Sometimes it seems like I'm watching the "Bizarro...

NFL Players Vote New England Patriots Best Franchise; Cleveland Worst

According to a Sporting News poll of NFL players, the Cleveland Browns were voted the worst franchise in the NFL while the Patriots were voted the best (Credit: AP Photo) Yesterday, the results of a poll of NFL players was released. According to the poll, head coach Rex Ryan was the most overrated coach in the league, while Mike Smith and Gary Kubiak were named most underrated.  Today...
NFL Forum Discussions
2014 Worst Offseason EVER
32 replies, 3 days ago
He is super producer?
1 replies, 4 days ago
DeSean meeting Coach Kelly
1 replies, 5 days ago
Hello Sanchez! Good bye DeSean!?
1 replies, 5 days ago
Minako Kotobuki Second Live Tour!!
3 replies, 5 days ago
DJ in DC
1 replies, 5 days ago
Allen stay Eagles
3 replies, 5 days ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.