Found January 01, 2012 on
New York Jets
The New York Jets will sit out the playoffs, and that's guaranteed.
The Jets failed to fulfill coach Rex Ryan's pledge to win a Super Bowl title, with Sunday's 19-17 loss at Miami eliminating them from the chase for an AFC wild-card berth.
Mark Sanchez threw three interceptions, the last coming with the Jets threatening to take a late lead. They gave up six third-down conversions during the Dolphins' 21-play, 94-yard drive for their only touchdown.
The Jets (8-8) came into the game needing a win along with losses by three other teams to reach the playoffs. Instead they finished the season with three consecutive defeats, a big step backward for a team that reached the AFC championship game each of the past two years.
The Jets again were victims of their own mistakes, with each interception leading to a field goal. They've given up 126 points off turnovers this year, the most in the NFL.
NFL active sacks leader Jason Taylor, playing his final game, forced Sanc...
BEST OF MAXIM
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- How fitting is this? Rex Ryan's confident/swagger filled Jets needing not only a win down in Miami but they need a bit of help from their fellow colleagues. In order for the Jets to secure the AFC's No.6 spot, a winning New York team needs the Tennesse Titans to lose in Houston vs. the Texans, the Cincinnati Bengals to lose at home against the Baltimore...
Rex Ryan stood in front of his team for one last time and his eyes teared up. This wasn't exactly how the New York Jets pictured their season to end. But with his bold Super Bowl hopes dashed, Ryan couldn't help but get emotional. "He was crying because he loves us," guard Matt Slauson said Monday.
The New York Jets will sit out the playoffs, and that's guaranteed. The Jets failed to fulfill coach Rex Ryan's pledge to win a Super Bowl title, with Sunday's 19-17 loss at Miami eliminating them from the chase for an AFC wild-card berth. Mark Sanchez threw three interceptions, the last coming with the Jets threatening to take a late lead.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - This wasn't exactly how Rex Ryan and the New York Jets pictured their season to end.
It’s possible that Rob and Rex Ryan’s New Year’s Resolutions will include putting a sock in the place where they like to put pie. But it’s not yet January 1, so they have at least one more day (or part of a day) to keep talking big. Rob, who coordinates the Cowboys’ defense, ramped it…
As the Jets cleaned out their lockers on Monday after their disappointing season ended on Sunday, a source told the Daily News that Santonio Holmes gave Mark Sanchez a hard time at a wide receivers' meeting on Wednesday.
The Jets were stalled by the Dolphins with a 19-17 loss in Week 17.
Quarterback Mark Sanchez was erratic as he completed 21 of 32 passes for 207 yards with two touchdowns against three costly interceptions. He chucked seven interceptions over his last three outings. Shonn Greene was bottled up for 55 yards on 14 carries, to the chagrin of fantasy owners. Tight end Dustin...
The Jets managed 374 yards, but I can’t tell you how. They had four three-and-outs and never got into any kind of rhythm. Mark Sanchez (21-of-32, 207 yards, 2 TDs, 3 INTs) did nothing to quiet his critics. His interceptions were all brutal. WR Santonio Holmes (zero catches...
When Rex Ryan came to New York, one of the most important players that he brought with him to help impart his defensive mentality was Bart Scott. After three years though, Scott’s game has started to suffer, and with a high cap number facing hin, the Jets seem to be ready to move on from their loquacious linebacker.
Via Rod Boone of Newsday.
A source close to the situation told...
Although the Jets season didn’t go as planned, their coordinators on both sides of the ball are wanted as head coaches. Manish Mehta has the details:
If Pettine were to be hired by the Dolphins, the most logical replacement would be Dennis Thurman. Currently the defensive backs coach, Thurman has been with Rex Ryan since 2002 when both were on the Baltimore Ravens coaching...