Found December 02, 2012 on
This is the pot calling the kettle black — and also telling the kettle to stop being black.
Injured Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, who has made his name in the NFL just as much for his bragging and high demands as he has for his shutdown cornerback play, is telling his Jets teammates to cool it as they look to rebound from a 4-7 start.
“Guys just need to shut up,” he said at the Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, N.J., on Saturday morning, where he was promoting the release of his training shoe, called the Nike Revis Zoome 1, according to Newsday.
Revis has been out since Week 3, but that hasn’t kept him from doing some backseat driving for the Jets. He’s been at the team’s practice facility regularly and said he’s been coaching his teammates all the while.
“Quit talking crazy to the media, especially involving your teammates,” he said. “I think that’s the worst, because when you do that, that’s when it really gets divided, because you don’t know if you can trust your other teammate.”
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After another bad performance by quarterback Mark Sanchez, MetLife Stadium overflowed with “boos” and “Tim Tebow” chants. But around the NFL, other coaches are starting the best QB to win. San Francisco coach, Jim Harbaugh, made the bold decision to start Colin Kaepernick over starter Alex Smith. The Jacksonville Jaguars have broken their losing streak by starting Chad...
We just mentioned that Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports has indicated that New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is leaning towards starting Greg McElroy at quarterback next week.
One of the most interesting things about La Canfora’s report is that the Jets don’t consider Tim Tebow to be a starting candidate.
This is confirmation that all Tebow is, is a gimmick to the Jets organization...
After throwing three interceptions on 21 attempts with zero touchdowns and a fan base that has totally come down on him, the Jets finally pulled Mark Sanchez in favor of second year QB Greg McElroy. And in the very short time McElroy was given to prove himself running the Jets offense, the young QB out [...]
Mark Sanchez has been replaced as Jets quarterback by third-stringer Greg McElroy in the third quarter after another miserable performance by the New York starter.
Sanchez was 10 for 21 for 97 yards and three interceptions when he left with 4:48 left in the third quarter and the Jets trailing the Arizona Cardinals 3-0 on Sunday. McElroy, active for the first time in his two-year...
Third-stringer Greg McElroy stepped in for a struggling Mark Sanchez and energized the New York Jets to a 7-6 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
With Tim Tebow inactive as he heals from two broken ribs, coach Rex Ryan pulled Sanchez for McElroy - as the crowd at MetLife Stadium cheered wildly - late in the third quarter. McElroy led the Jets (5-7) to their only points...
Rex Ryan finally figured out what everyone else in the world already knew — if you bench Mark Sanchez, the Jets will win. And win they did.
Granted, the Jets’ 7-6 victory came over the lowly Cardinals — led by overwhelmed rookie Ryan Lindley — but at this point, a win is a win. The Jets were trailing 3-0 midway through the third quarter when Ryan made the change from Sanchez...
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan benched starting quarterback Mark Sanchez for backup Greg McElroy in the third quarter of Sunday's NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals. Ryan was left with no choice after Sanchez threw his third interception with only 95 yards passing and couldn't get the Jets onto the scoreboard.
Upon entering the game, McElroy led the Jets right...
New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow is not active for the team's game against the Arizona Cardinals because of a rib injury.
Tebow has two broken ribs, suffered at Seattle on Nov. 11, and was limited in practice all week. Third-stringer Greg McElroy is active for the first time in his NFL career and will back up starter Mark Sanchez. Tebow was active Thanksgiving night...
Apparently this is what Tim Tebow gets for minding his own business. The New York Jets backup quarterback has done and said all the right things this season, but that hasn’t shielded him from heavy criticism. Several anonymous Jets players ripped Tebow a few weeks ago and it turned into the biggest media circus of the 2012 season. Now, it would appear that the Denver Broncos want...