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New York Jets
Back in the middle of August, the Jets looked like they were going to be the laughing stock of the NFL this season. A circus-like end to 2012 and some apparent unrest in the locker room fueled that idea, and a major changeover in both the front office and on the roster during the offseason only exacerbated it.
Their best defensive player, Darrelle Revis, was gone. Their best offensive player, Santonio Holmes, was coming off season-ending foot surgery and unlikely to be fully healthy by the start of the season. Their quarterback situation was filled with the inept and the inexperienced. Their new starting running back, Mike Goodson, was arrested on gun and weapons charges. And Rex Ryan was merely counting down the days until the hot seat he was perched on turned into a full on three-alarm fire. As it turns out, all of those overwhelming offseason storylines were severely overblown, and these Jets actually have the look of a playoff team.
Following a 6-10 season in 2012, the Jets were...
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The New York Jets might be one of the biggest surprises this year in the NFL. Many predicted the Jets would be lucky to win five games this season, but at the bye week the Jets sit at (5-4) in second place in the AFC East.
Rex Ryan has the Jets at 5-4 and in position to make the playoffs
With the signing of new General Manager John Idzik this off-season, it was sought out that this...
The week of the Patriots game Rex Ryan made an impassioned plea for Jet fans to show up and be loud as, he would say, 'heck.' The fans showed up that day and came through for Ryan and the Jets, but this week Ryan offered no such plea.Apparently he didn't need to, because the fans showed up charged with energy and made sure the Saints offense heard them."They were...
John Idzik committed a bit of a Freudian slip Monday while mentioning how many challenges Geno Smith has confronted during the last nine months — er, nine games.
“Feels like nine months,” Idzik said, laughing.
The inconsistency wears on the players, the coaches and their fans, so it must wear on Idzik, the general manager, as well. But as the Jets entered their bye week,...
Here's a stunner: The New York Jets would be in the playoffs if the regular season ended today.
As unlikely as that seemed a few months ago, or even just a few days ago, Rex Ryan's bunch has made a statement as it heads into the bye-week break that the Jets don't plan on going away anytime soon.
In the up-and-down world that is the Jets' season, opinions continue...
Just as he has all week, Chris Ivory said Sunday evening that he approached the New York Jets' Week 9 bout with his former team, the New Orleans Saints, "like just another game." If Ivory truly was indifferent Sunday, it didn't look like it. The bruising Gang Green tailback ran with attitude and conviction on his way to an 18-carry, 139-yard showing, capping it...
In what was arguably their best all-around performance of 2013, the New York Jets continued their surprising run this season and upset the visiting New Orleans Saints 26-20 on Sunday afternoon, sending Drew Brees and company home empty-handed while improving to 5-4 on the year. Keeping pace with the third-place Miami Dolphins (4-4) who defeated the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday...
The 2013 New York Jets roller coaster swung in a positive direction today with their most impressive win of the season, 26-20 over the previously 6-1 New Orleans Saints. Today was a banner day for Rex Ryan who schemed up a terrific defensive game plan that flummoxed Drew Brees all day, along with Marty Mornhinweg who has an offense that is producing despite featuring a collection...
TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook.
Bet you didn’t think that by the time bye week rolled around, the Jets would be 5-4 thanks to wins over the Falcons, Pats and Saints. There is the old Bill Parcells saying that “you...
The New York Jets couldn't dream of a better way to enter their Week 10 bye than with a win against the New Orleans Saints. Rex Ryan and company bested twin brother Rob Ryan and Sean Payton by handing the team from the Big Easy a 26-20 loss at MetLife Stadium.
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So it’s safe to say that the New York Jets had a tough one last week. We knew it was going to be hard for them to win, but we had no idea it would be that bad. After suffering a 49-9 loss at the hands of the Cincinnati Bengals, it doesn’t get any easier for Gang Green in week nine when they host the New Orleans Saints.
This week’s matchup...
It's another week and another personal battle for New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.
Last week, Ryan went head-to-head with New York Jets coach Rex Ryan, who happens to be his twin brother. Now Ryan will get ready to face his former boss Jason Garrett and the NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys (5-4) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday night.
This one has the...
Publisher Nick St. Denis, associate editor Dan Begnoche and senior contributor Sean Donovan pick the cross-conference matchup between the New York Jets and New Orleans Saints.Nick's take:Jets coach Rex Ryan's brother, Rob, has turned the NFL's historically-bad defense of last year into one of the league's top units in 2013. The Saints are disciplined, creatively aggressive...
The New York Jets are 5-4 heading into the Bye. Let that sink in.
The Jets were ranked 32/32 heading into Week One, lest we forget. Rex Ryan was a lame duck. NFL pundits lamented the exodus of Dustin Keller, Brandon Moore, LaRon Landry, Shonn Greene, Mike Devito, Sione Pouha, Bart Scott, and Calvin Pace. How could rookie capologist John Idzik, he of little talent evaluating acumen...
Gameday!! The Saints are playing the Jets in MetLife Stadium... which for those of you keeping score at home is actually in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Saints will complete their AFC schedule with this game having already played the Bills, Patriots and Dolphins (2-1 in those games). A win would help move to 7-1 as they are currently battling the Seahawks for the best record...
Eight games into the season, the Jets remain impossible to figure out. Two weeks ago they beat the Patriots. Last week, they got dismantled by the Bengals.
At 4-4, they are the definition of mediocrity. Sunday, they get another tough test with the 6-1 Saints coming to MetLife Stadium. Jets coach Rex Ryan has said all season he believes the Jets will be a good team, but when? The...