Found September 07, 2012 on Jets
PLAYERS: Bilal PowellRex Ryan
TEAMS: New York Jets
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Second year running back Bilal Powell is on punctually on the prowl. A year after suffering the residual effects of a rookie off-season amidst a lock-out, the Louisville alum has pulled up a third seat in the Jets backfield table for two.Flashing glimpses of a third-down back, who can not only run and catch the ball but excels in pass protection, Powell is fulfilling the visions of Rex Ryan and running backs coach Anthony Lynn of replacing LaDanian Tomlinson."When we drafted him we thought he could be a replacement to LaDanian Tomlinson. If LT never...

New York Jets Vs. Buffalo Bills: NFL Week One Game Preview

The New York Jets officially begin their quest for redemption this Sunday at MetLife Stadium when they host the Buffalo Bills. It will be a special day at MetLife Stadium, with not just the opening of a new season but also the team retiring the jersey of Curtis Martin. With many predicting the Bills overtaking the Jets this season in the AFC East, this is a statement game for the...

Jets owner Woody Johnson says team is no 'circus'

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson disputes the ''circus'' label many fans and media have used to describe his team, instead saying ''we're deadly serious here.'' Johnson echoes comments Thursday by coach Rex Ryan, who says the ''circus thing is kind of a little old for me.'' The Jets have been in the headlines all summer - and...

Santonio Holmes: Mark Sanchez was ‘rattled’ by the Tim Tebow trade

On the surface, the Tim Tebow trade did not appear to bother Mark Sanchez. Reporters fished for some sign of panic from the Jets starting quarterback all summer but were only treated to cliches like “whatever’s best for the team” and “we’re just trying to win games.” In fact, Sanchez even expressed confidence that Tebow was a backup for New York above all else. But according...

New York Jets: Rex Ryan Given The Dreaded Vote Of Confidence

Every year, teams give players and owners their support. They express how much confidence they have in the people they hired, despite the losses.These people that the owners have so much confidence in usually end up fired.Part of this is because confidence isn't questioned unless things are going poorly.Reporters often seek to draw out a "vote of confidence" from an...

Mark Sanchez denies that he was “rattled” by Tim Tebow trade

By Jeffrey Beall A couple of days ago, New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes came out and stated that quarterback Mark Sanchez was rattled when Tim Tebow was acquired in the offseason. Sanchez went on the radio and told Larry Hardesty of ESPN New York 98.7-FM that Holmes made everything seem more dramatic than it really was. “I think (Holmes) made it a little more dramatic...

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, Week 1 – Jets vs. Bills

The 2012 NFL season is off to a beautiful start. Yes, the Giants beat the Jets last year and won the Super Bowl. Did that prevent you from enjoying David Wilson and Mathias Kiwanuka’s tears or the disappointed faces of the bandwagon Giants fans who just bought their jersey the day before in the bar on Wednesday? Of course not. Week 1 is here and with that comes 12 likely inaccurate...

Holmes: Sanchez was 'rattled' by Tebow trade

Santonio Holmes is making news again. This time the Jets' mercurial wideout shared his quarterback's first reaction when the Tebow trade winds swirled into New York.

For Jets, a win Sunday starts up front

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Football games are won and lost in the trenches.A cliche we've all heard before. Against a revamped Buffalo Bills defensive front, Sunday's game will be decided by the effectiveness of executing this overused football phrase and not by the arm of Mark Sanchez.Or the legs of Tim Tebow, for that matter.Despite being 5-1 in his career against the Bills...

Stephen Hill will start for the Jets alongside Santonio Holmes

Even though it’s been reported that rookie wide receiver Stephen Hill has been a disappointment so far and is still a very raw player, Jets head coach Rex Ryan has decided to start him along with Santonio Holmes for this week’s opener against the Bills. Rex confirms Stephen Hill will be the starting No. 2 WR #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) September 6, 2012 I guess in the...

PREVIEW: BILLS (0-0) @ NY JETS (0-0)

The football season is upon us. Yes, it's finally here. The talks of how the Wildcat and Tim Tebow will be used will cease. No more crying over completion comparisons between Mark Sanchez and Tebow during 11-on-11 drills in practice. We'll be able to see with our own eyes if the offensive line has really put last season's woes behind them. The questions surrounding the...

New York Jets: JETS vs BILLS Preview

No more training camp, no more preseason, no more waiting!  The 2012 NFL season is upon us, replacement referees and all.  Gang Green will open the season this Sunday at home against the Buffalo Bills, a team they swept in 2011.  Looking to change their luck this time around, the Bills acquired some defensive muscle along their frontline in former Houston Texan & number one...

Buffalo at New York Jets Week 1 NFL Game Preview

Stevie Johnson has not been at practice nursing a groin injury that plagued him all of last season, which is not the best of news heading into against Darrelle Revis. “Revis Island” and the Jets defense is the only shot for this squad to stay close in the majority of their games this season. The drama between Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow in terms of who to start down the road if...

The AFC East Beat: Stevie vs. Revie and The Royal Tannehill

Week One is upon us, and the NFL season is set to begin in earnest this coming Sunday.  The AFC East should provide us with some interesting storylines for the first set of games.One team will see its future at quarterback take his first steps in the NFL, one will see another team’s franchise signal-caller do the same, and the other two will be facing off against each other in...
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