Found August 27, 2012 on Jets
PLAYERS: Josh Baker
TEAMS: New York Jets
Josh Baker was never going to be the biggest name or threat on this Jets offense, but his absence will most certainly be felt. Baker is one of those sneaky good players who slips out into a pocket of open space and makes timely plays, quarterbacks love to have the types of security blankets that Sanchez just lost.Reports are that Baker tore his ACL in his right knee and will require season ending surgery, he was scheduled to have an MRI today to see the full extent of the injury. Earlier today Baker's agent Howard Shatsky tweeted, "The NY Jets...

New York Jets’ Josh Baker Tears ACL: Expected to Miss Season

New York Jets tight end Josh Baker is believed to have a torn ACL, sidelining him for the entire 2012 season. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News first reported the details of the injury. To anyone watching the game, the severity of his injury was apparent immediately. The Jets already lacked quality depth at tight end and now that has been underscored, especially with Dustin...

Sanchez plus Tebow equals no TDs so far for Jets

The New York Jets are still searching for the end zone. Mark Sanchez can't get them there, and neither can Tim Tebow. After three preseason games, the Jets' offensive ineptitude has become a punch line - especially since they're the first team in 35 years to go this long without a touchdown. Sure, it's still only the preseason and the Jets insist they're not...

Woody Johnson Tweets about a Touchdown Song; Touchdown SONG?!

The owner of the New York Jets, Woody Johnson, doesn’t tweet often but when he does, it gets attention. He of course started that Jets football is on tonight, but in the next tweet he created some comic relief reaction on twitter from a ton of fans. He said that the Jets are working on a Touchdown song. Why is this funny? The Jets are the ONLY team in the NFL who hasn’t...

Tim Tebow, the running back?

Could the New York Jets use Tim Tebow as a full time running back? (Credit: AP Photo) After a rather slow start to their pre-season, one in which the offense has yet to score a touchdown, some in the New York media are discussing a radical idea for using Tim Tebow. The New York Post’s Steve Serby wrote a column on Tuesday proposing that Tim Tebow be moved to running back full...

Jets yet to score a touchdown in preseason

It’s the preseason. It’s important not to get too excited or too worried about anything that happens in the preseason. Starters rarely play into the 2nd half and game plans are as vanilla as they come on both sides of the ball. Countless players don’t play for precautionary reasons with injuries they would play through during the regular season. Aaron Rodgers is 20 of 41 (48...

Dustin Keller, David Harris go down with injuries

AP New York Jets linebacker David Harris went down with an ankle injury during tonight’s preseason game against the Panthers.  They also lost tight end Dustin Keller to a hamstring injury. Jets lose another very key starter, LB David Harris, for the night with an ankle injury — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 27, 2012 Dustin Keller is officially out for the game with...

The Passion Of The Tebow, Or How The NFL Became A Reality Show

Jebus wants this mic to be liveMy friend and occasional FTT writer Tracer Bullet posted about the NFL Network's Tim Tebow documentary, with the pretty by-the-book reaction of how irritating this whole thing is. My reaction was as follows:Like all men having to wear hats at all times did for us, the Tebow Phenomenon is going to comfort future generations that they are much, much...

The Jets are in trouble with their anemic offense

The New York Jets have a major problem. They've played three preseason games, and they still haven't put the ball in the endzone. At this point, it's hard to imagine Tony Sparano feeling comfortable about his job security as the Jets prepare for their final preseason game against the Eagles. Last night's game against Carolina showed us a few things. First off...

Onward and Howard

The right tackle position as been a source of frustration and bewilderment for the New York Jets. Will fourth-year pro Austin Howard be a long-term fix for the Green-and-White?

Stat Attack: New York Jets Not Ready for Broadway

In the first edition of the Stat Attack, the New York Jets' dress rehearsal is widely panned, as Gang Green comes up short in the red zone once again.

Every NFL Offensive Line Sucks

Looking at the NFC East right now, you could probably make a convincing argument that the weakest unit on all four teams in that division is the offensive line.  In New York, Eli Manning's blind side is in trouble with Will Beatty hurt and Mark Sanchez's front side is in jeopardy as the Jets look for a right tackle solution not named Wayne Hunter.  Have...

Jets, Rams finalize trade of right tackles

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Jets and Rams have completed their swap of struggling right tackles, with New York acquiring Jason Smith from St. Louis for Wayne Hunter. Both Smith, the No. 2 overall pick by the Rams in the 2009 draft, and Hunter had lost their starting jobs and the trade gives both a chance to rejuvenate their careers elsewhere. Smith was due 4 million this season, but a...

Jenkins commits to Villanova

Villanova scored a top 100 prospects on Sunday. Washington (D.C.) Gonzaga standout Kris Jenkins will play for Jay Wright and the Wildcats.

Rams, Jets trade is reportedly now final

Getty According to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger, the New York Jets have officially traded tackle Wayne Hunter to the St. Louis Rams for tackle Jason Smith. And now, the Hunter-Smith swap is done, source says. #nyj — Jenny Vrentas (@JennyVrentas) August 28, 2012  
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