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When Darrelle Revis lay on the turf at Sun Life Stadium Sunday clutching his knee in pain, the worst fears of New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan were being realized. But in a strange twist, the season ending injury to the star cornerback may in fact have been a blessing in disguise for the bombastic Ryan, whose bold predictions of Super Bowl victories in the past have helped to fuel high expectations for the Jets.Now in his 4th season with the Jets, Ryan's teams have failed to live up to those expectations, coming close in 2009 and 2010 by reaching the AFC Championship Game, but failing to make the playoffs in 2011. In most cities, that would be enough to ensure some level of job security, but not in New York, where the success of their rivals, the 4-time champion Giants and the 3-time champion Patriots, casts a very long shadow. After missing the playoffs in 2011 with a disappointing 8-8 record, and amid admissions that he may have lost the pulse of last year's team, Ryan ...
BEST OF MAXIM
On the Monday following the previous day’s overtime victory over the Miami Dolphins, the New York Jets announced that cornerback Darrelle Revis would likely miss the entire season due to a torn right ACL injury. Revis apparently suffered the injury attempting to make a tackle on a receiver. Losing Revis certainly removes a propensity of fear towards the Jets defense, with opposing...
The loss of cornerback Darrelle Revis may weaken the New York Jets defense a bit for their game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, but it also creates more headaches for 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman to try to figure out how the Jets will compensate. Rex Ryan and his Jets defensive staff are known for the variety of looks they throw at an offense, and now they...
The best player on the Jets is out for the year and the Jets are headed South in the standings. And the Patriots battle with the hot Bills.
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan indicated today that they won’t place cornerback Darrelle Revis on season ending injured reserve just yet, in hopes that he’ll be back in time for the Super Bowl.
Rex is awfully optimistic to assume that his team is going to the Super Bowl after only playing three games. But then again, Revis is the best player on their entire team.
It's not often that we comment on the defensive side of the ball but the season ending ACL injury to Darrelle Revis will have far-reaching fantasy impact especially for the passing games in the AFC East. Phillip Rivers owners should also rejoice as the Chargers face the Jets in the all important Championship week 16.
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...
The New York Jets were 30,000 feet in the air, flying back home from Miami and already planning for their biggest fear.
How in the world are they going to replace Darrelle Revis?
Revis is likely gone for the season with a knee injury sustained against the Dolphins on Sunday, and Kyle Wilson has the tough and unenviable task of taking over for the All-Pro cornerback.
While Joe McKnight lost the third-down running back job to Bilal Powell during training camp, the third-year pro might become a two-way player for Rex Ryan and company.
San Francisco 49ers (2-1) at New York Jets (2-1)
Remember how the Jets’ chance to make the playoffs was on the conservative offense, good defense, don’t make mistakes, easy schedule model? Yeah, that doesn’t work if you can’t play good defense and without Darrelle Revis, they’re going to have a hard time doing so many of the things they normally do on defense. They also...
NinersDigest’s Craig Massei and the GreenandWhiteReport’s Rick Laughland go Behind Enemy Lines to break down Sunday’s game in between the 49ers and New York Jets. Do the Niners have a chip on their shoulder after last week’s stunning loss? How do the 49ers plan to exploit the loss of All-Pro CB Darrelle Revis, and will they be ready for a dose of Tim Tebow? These Q&As and more inside.