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Fantasy owners sure are a fickle bunch. In the weeks leading up to the NFL draft, after it was reported that the New York Jets were interested in trading for Chris Ivory, my Twitter time line was flooded with #FreeIvory hash tags. It seemed that there was finally something the entire fantasy community could agree on – give Chris Ivory starter’s carries, and fantasy goodness would surely follow.
When the Jets finally acquired the former Saints fourth stringer for a mid round pick, I braced myself for a crushing wave of Chris Ivory puff pieces that would send his fantasy price tag soaring. While there are definitely a few glowing write-ups in circulation, I’m surprised by the amount of hedging I’ve seen from analysts and folks in social media, many of whom were banging the table for Ivory’s liberation only a few short days ago. The prevailing scuttlebutt from recent articles I’ve read on Ivory looks something like this:
“He’s a two down back. 1,100 rushing yards is his ceiling.”
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Geno Smith has impressed the Jets so much during minicamp that the starting quarterback job reportedly is his to lose, possibly making Mark Sanchez expendable.
Although Tim Tebow's time with the Jets has ended, it's not stopping rival executives from looking back on arguably one of the worst moves in Gang Green's history.
Giants co-owner Steve Tisch told TMZ that he feels "badly" for Tebow, implying the free agent quarterback's career was damaged by the Jets.
"I think him going from the Broncos to the...
Chalk up another blow to the Jets' PR image.
According to CBSNewYork.com, a white male clad in a Jets jersey (pictured) has been connected to a string of six bank robberies in Manhattan over the last month.
Police say the male successfully robbed two banks on Friday, escaping with nearly $13,000 at one and $2,500 at the other.
He's also been linked to an April 12 bank...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, via Rotoworld.com, the New York Jets will look to trade Mark Sanchez before week one of the regular season if rookie Geno Smith shows that he’s capable of starting.
“I think the Jets would love to see (Smith) grasp things right away, so that the Jets would be in a position where they could see if they could find a trade partner for Mark Sanchez...
Rex Ryan reportedly needed the Jets to draft a quarterback to have any chance at saving his job. The Jets chose Geno Smith in the second round, and its no surprise that Rex and the Jets are feeling lovey dovey.
The New York Post is reporting that the Jets are “smitten” with Geno Smith, and so impressed with him after this weekends rookie minicamp, that it’s reportedly his...
The offers haven’t been pouring in for quarterback Tim Tebow since the Jets released him last month. In actuality the only offer the NFL’s most polarizing player has received has been from the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL, who own Tebow’s negotiating rights by the way, and that was to come in and compete for a spot as the backup QB to starter Anthony Calvillo. Not exactly...
It seems like every offseason New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan keeps losing more weight. Well, now he looks even more slender.
Check out the tweet from Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post.
Not being sarcastic here: Rex Ryan’s weight loss is astounding. twitter.com/HubbuchNYP/sta…
— Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) May 14, 2013
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Tim Tebow is on the hunt for a new quarterbacking job after being released by the New York Jets, and Ron Jaworski is offering to help him find work. Unfortunately for Tebow, Jaworski, the longtime Philadelphia Eagles QB and current ESPN NFL analyst, is also the opportunistic co-owner of an Arena League team, the Philadelphia Soul
According to the Philadelphia Daily News , Jaworski...
There’s been so much talk about Tim Tebow and his religious beliefs but maybe we’ll see soon how much soul he really has. Ron Jaworski of the AFL’s Philadelphia Soul has offered the “quarterback” a chance to play for the team. This isn’t the first AFL offer that Tebow has received but it could be the most intriguing.
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It's been written about over and over, especially on this site, but it bears repeating again; the biggest difference between the first two years of the Rex Ryan era, that included two straight AFC Championship appearances, and the past two years of missing the playoffs was the quality and depth along the offensive line.Mark Sanchez struggles are well documented, but it was the...
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Jets to try and trade Sanchez? Good luck.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter suggested on NFL Live that the Jets will look to trade Mark Sanchez before Week 1 if Geno Smith shows that he’s ready to play as a rookie. To that, I reply: Good luck. Teams won’t want to take on the $8.5 million in guaranteed money that Sanchez is currently owed on his contract. ...
For a lot of NFL reporters, the post-draft lull is a dark, depressing time filled with fluff pieces and human interest stories, as there’s only so much Titus Young to go around. Fortunately for Pro Football Talk, Mike Florio is journalism’s one true 5-tool star who has passed the bar, and he knows just how to keep his readers coming back for more during the NFL’s downtime....
New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch thinks Tim Tebow's time with the Jets was a mistake.
Tisch tells TMZ in a video posted on its website Monday that Tebow going to the Jets last offseason from Denver was ''not in anybody's best interest.'' TMZ spoke to Tisch in Los Angeles on Sunday night.
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According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets are “smitten” over rookie quarterback Geno Smith after this past weekend’s rookie mini camp.
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New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch infers that the New York Jets ruined Tim Tebow's career.