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NFL News: Stephen Peterman, former Detroit Lion, was signed by the New York Jets. Stephen has made every start for the past three years but his skills have diminished significantly. Drafted in 2005, he will serve as immediate depth for a Jets team that lost two guards, Matt Slauson and Brandon Moore, from a year ago to free agency. Still just 31 years old, maybe a change of scenery can help revitalize Peterman. If he dedicates himself, he can regain some of his lost form and be a starter for the Jets this season. Fantasy Ramifications: The signing of Peterman has no fantasy ramifications.   The post New York Jets Sign Offensive Guard Stephen Peterman appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.

Jets return to ground and pound: Trade for Chris Ivory

Rex Ryan consistently promises a return to the ground-and-pound running style that was so effective during the team’s 2009 and 2010 runs to the AFC Championship. We might actually get it in 2013, as the New York Jets have traded for New Orleans Saints running back Chris Ivory. Chris Ivory the right addition for the Jets? After taking quarterback Geno Smith and guard Brian Winters...

2013 NFL Draft: Ezekiel Ansah Will Be a Bust For Detroit Lions

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New York Jets first round draft pick Dee Millner reacts to being bood by Jets fans.

It's a tradition unlike any other: The traditional booing by New York Jets fans of their team's first round NFL Draft draft pick. It happened again Thursday night, as the Jets selected former Alabama cornerback Dee Millner as the ninth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Millner was a good sport and took it in stride. "I was nervous a little bit," Milliner...

Lions take TE Michael Williams in 7th round

The Detroit Lions used their penultimate pick in the NFL draft to select Alabama tight end Michael Williams. Detroit took the 6-5, 278-pound Williams with the fifth pick of Saturday's seventh round, the 211 overall. The Lions already have tight ends Tony Scheffler and Brandon Pettigrew on the roster and Williams' future with the team could be as a blocker as the Lions seek...

Top 10 Takeaways from the NFL Draft

The first three rounds of the NFL provided a lot of intrigue, surprise and confusion. Let’s look at how the New York Jets among others shocked the world. #1 Geno Smith Steals The Show Geno Smith stole the show for two consecutive nights. On Thursday, it was thanks to his quit exit after he felt a certain way about not getting drafted in the first round. Smith predicted that...

Jets’ first-round rookies eager to face Tom Brady

Sheldon Richardson, left, and Dee Milliner, right, are ready for Tom Brady, Images via and With their two first-round draft choices, Nos. 9 and 13 overall,  the New York Jets opted to shore up their defense. At No. 9, they selected Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner to replace Pro Bowl cover man Darrelle Revis, who was dealt to Tampa Bay. At No. 13, the pick...

With the 215th Overall Pick: Jets select Tommy Bohanon, FB, Wake Forest

The New York Jets close out their draft, barring any other moves, by selecting 'Terminator 2.0' Tommy Bohanon. If I didn't know any better, I'd think this draft was about getting the run game re-started with the Chris Ivory trade, three offensive linemen, and now a fullback. But more on that at another time. For his career at Wake Forest, Bohanon recorded...

Geno 'ready to compete for a starting job' with Jets

BY DAN BEGNOCHE & NICK ST. DENISThe first day of the 2013 NFL Draft was uneventful for Geno Smith. Day 2 made up for it.After going defense twice in the first round, the New York Jets flipped the switch with their early second-round pick in nabbing the West Virginia quarterback.As Smith took the stage following New York's incredibly surprising move, he wasted no time giving...

Detroit Lions 2013 NFL Draft Tracker

The Detroit Lions hold the No. 5 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, their first of eight selections the franchise holds heading into the weekend. We’re keeping track of all the Lions’ picks and draft moves right here: Round 1, No. 5 overall: Round 2, No. 36: Round 3, No. 65: Round 4, No. 132: Round 5, No. 137: Round 6, No. 171: Round 7, No. 211: Round 7, No. 245:

New Jersey NFTC: Story Central

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Former Detroit Lions defender Sam Williams dies

Sam Williams, the former Detroit Lions defensive end who also played for the Rams and Falcons, has died. He was 82. Williams' son said his father died Thursday following an illness at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, a Detroit suburb. Williams played for Detroit from 1960 to 1965, after a year with the Los Angeles Rams. He spent his final two NFL seasons in Atlanta. He...

What to Expect from the Lions and 2013 NFL Draft

The 2013 NFL draft kicks off tonight at 8pm live from Radio City Hall in New York City, NY.  The Detroit Lions have the 5th overall pick, and what they are going to do with it is a highly debated question this year.  I’m here to give you some insight on what I believe Martin [...]
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