Posted November 02, 2011 on AP on Fox
TEAMS: New York Jets
The new-look Jets have been an instant hit in hockey-mad Winnipeg. There are packed crowds, team flags waving from cars and players have their routine errands turned into autograph signings. A month into the season, players were still buzzing over an opening night homecoming scene ripped straight from a playoff game. Amid the buzz, though, the Jets are just 4-6-1 and near the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. It's a reminder of a franchise that made one postseason appearance overall and failed to post a winning record in their final four seasons as the Atlanta Thrashers. Not everything about the transition has been easy for the Jets. The Jets are still stuck in the Southeast Division are in the midst of a seven-game road trip.

New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: Game Breakdown

Offense: I don’t think it is any secret that the New York Jets need to run the football this Sunday. They haven’t cracked 40 carries in a single game yet, but with Shonn Greene’s recent emergence and talk of Joe McKnight receiving more opportunities this week, now could be the time. Buffalo struggles to stop the run and has only had success on defense when they have forced...

SportsNite (Rex / Mangold / Revis) – 11/1/11

SportsNite coverage from last night of sound from Rex Ryan, Nick Mangold, and Darrelle Revis.

Transcripts: Sanchez, Holmes, Keller & Scott 11/2

Forgot to post these up last night … New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez, 11.2 On the difference between Buffalo’s defense this year as opposed to last year… Well, they’re just playing a lot smarter and are just playing a lot better. And those two additions of their draft pick (Marcel) Dareus and (Nick) Barnett at linebacker make them an already good unit, really good. They...

McKnight Rider About to Turbo Boost into Running Game?

For a few weeks now, there’s been speculation as to whether or not the Jets will start giving special teams standout RB Joe McKnight more chances to carry the ball out of the backfield for the Jets.  Could Joe McKnight’s time come this weekend?  Rex has indicated that it very well might .. Well, did he do anything last year [against the Bills]? I forget that game (joking)...

DeVito, Ellis practice as Jets prepare for Bills

New York Jets defensive linemen Mike DeVito and Kenrick Ellis practiced Wednesday.

Jets must prove they’re champs, not chumps

LaDainian Tomlinson has been in the NFL for 11 seasons and is headed to the Hall of Fame on roller skates, to borrow an oft-used phrase from Bill Parcells. That makes Tomlinson a sage of sorts inside a Jets locker room filled mostly with players much younger and less experienced...

New York Jets team report: Santonio Holmes pleased team is winning, denies being unhappy about role

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Jets WR concerned with wins, not stats

If you’re happy and you know it ... duck the question? Wide receiver Santonio Holmes did little to defuse the idea he is unhappy with his role in the team’s offense yesterday. After an internet report said Holmes is “thoroughly dissatisfied” with how he has been used this year...

Schotty: 'Tone is our No. 1 guy'

If Santonio Holmes is actually unhappy with his role as an internet report suggested last week, it's news to Brian Schottenheimer.

Broadcasters tee it up for Jets, Giants

The Jets and Giants are not alone in facing crucial matchups on Sunday. There will be an intense off-field competition, too. In the broadcast booth.

Within Their Reach

Coming back from the bye, Rex took the opportunity to let his players know that the division title is still a possibility, but only if they make it one by winning Sunday. Many players did not have power at their homes Sunday or were traveling back to New Jersey, so they were unaware the Patriots lost to the Steelers. Ryan let the Jets know about the Patriots’ loss, and that it...

Jets to focus on Fred

There was some thought that with Buffalo’s spread attack, which is built on anticipation throws and timing that the Jets may take a similar approach in defending the Bills to their typical approach to the Patriots with their quick strike passing game. But all indications are the Jets defenders are going to have a different approach, one that keys primarily on one player and that...
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