Found November 30, 2012 on
The Penalty Flag:
The flash in the NFL pan that’s been the Rex Ryan-era New York Jets was finally doused Thanksgiving night thanks to the New England Patriots. Losing to the dominant division foe from up north is one thing, but losing like the way the J-E-T-S Jets-Jets-Jets did is flat-out embarrassing. The fallout has been spectacular. Fan number one Fireman Ed has resigned, the boos have been in abundance, vitriol has filled the New York sports radio airwaves and Rex Ryan shrinks in stature by the second. It’s over. Period.
With the present dead and the recent past buried it’s time to look to the future of the Jets franchise. Rex Ryan and GM Mike Tannenbaum’s jobs may be in jeopardy and massive clean outs often start at the top, but let’s save that discussion for another day.… Read more
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The Jets have no offense. They even managed to injure Tim Tebow in the limited time he's getting on the field. Which coaches survive this disastrous season?
After an average Thanksgiving week of picks I'm sitting at 114-63. I need to step my game up as we sprint to the postseason.
Jacksonville at Buffalo - Chad Henne is proving that he can play QB in...
Today, New York jets quarterback Mark Sanchez was asked about last week’s butt-fumble and said he was stunned when it happened.
“I guess (I was) more stunned than anything,” Sanchez told the Associated Press Wednesday, via NFL.com. “Just like a car accident. I was like, ‘Whoa. What just happened?’ Then, the ball’s gone. It was weird.”
You have to give Sanchez credit...
The New York Jets have officially listed Tim Tebow as a game time decision for their Week 13 game against the Arizona Cardinals. Recovering from two fractured ribs, it appears highly doubtful that Tebow will play this week. Considering the nature and extent of his injury, it is completely understandable.
What is far more difficult to understand is why this is even a story.
KEEPING THE FAITH
Joe Namath indicated he was losing faith in Mark Sanchez, but the former Jets legend apparently is still on board with the current QB.
As much as I love to make fun of him like the majority of football fans, I kind of feel bad for Tim Tebow sometimes. Yes, he’s the prototypical All-American good boy, who makes Gallant look like Goofus and Goofus look like Hitler, and he has millions of dollars, a Heisman trophy, and two BCS Championships, so why on Earth would I ever admit feeling bad for the guy? I don’t know...
A cap tip to longtime Friend of the Facts William Berry for the video: N.Y. Jets lowlights, played to the tune of the old British slapstick comedy, the Benny Hill Show.
Oh boy. It seems that New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez has been dipping into the Kool-Aid that his head coach enjoys. It must also be spiked with some something pretty strong. The Jets currently stand at 4-7 and the cusp of futility, and a major offseason shake-up anticipated. There are zero glimmers of hope [...]
No one likes when the blusterous and headline-grabbing Jets publicly air their laundry.
Not even their lone superstar player.
Speaking at Saturday's release event for his new training shoe, cornerback Darrelle Revis urged Gang Green to keep their collective traps shut during the remaining five weeks.
"Guys just need to shut up," he said, via Newsday. "Quit...
The New York Jets host the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in a game where both teams are surprised about where they stand at this point in the season."We feel we're a better football team than our record indicates, and I'm sure they do as well," said Rex Ryan on Wednesday. "They should feel that way. Both teams are hungry for a win, and I think there probably...
When it comes to the United State, New York tends to the center of attention. When it comes to the NFL, the Jets, infamously, have become the new center of attention of the league. One not close to football might wonder, “Why are the 4-7 New York Jets, who have lost four of their last five games the head team that the national media wants to talk about?”
On top of having the...
Kevin Kolb is likely to be sidelined again this week, which means rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley will get another start for the Cardinals.While Arizona has to feel that this year has slipped away from them, Rex Ryan is determined that his Jets will finish strong enough to slip into the playoffs.At 4-7 they’ll need to run the table, starting this week at home.All five remaining...
Among the phrases I most frequently utter during a New York Jets game, “We really need a sack right here. When is the last time we got a sack?” is high up on the list. It isn’t just the 2012 version of the Jets who are awful at getting after the quarterback, it has been a recurring trend on the Jets over nearly the past decade. Did you know the last Jets player to register...