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When thinking about this Sunday's game against the Chiefs, it is hard not to think about it as a microcosm of the entire Rex Ryan era.
On the surface it looks like a game that the Jets should completely dominate to pick up their eighth victory of the season. The Chiefs are playing Tyler Palko at quarterback, Jamaal Charles was lost a long time ago and Kansas City has had a disappointing season across the board after winning the AFC West last year.
The Jets, on the other hand, have everything in the world at stake when they take the field on Sunday afternoon. A win keeps them in good shape for a playoff spot and they are coming off of two faith-restoring wins over the Bills and Redskins.
And yet it feels like one of those games for the Jets, one of those Sundays in December when they go out and play so poorly that it makes you question what in the world Ryan does to get his team ready to play games they can't afford to lose. They had one against Atlanta in 2009 and another ag...
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When New York Jets safety Jim Leonhard fractured his right leg last year, head coach Rex Ryan made a promise to Leonard’s wife, Katie; no undue risk would be taken with regards to Leonhard. That meant, no more punt returns.
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The famous “And the Home of the Jets!” chant in the locker room following wins has been widly popularized since Rex Ryan came to town but lo and behold, Gang Green Nation’s dvdvil has found that the chant can be traced back to at least 2003 and perhaps even farther than that. Some familiar faces and a look at the less than stellar facilities. Ah, the good old days.
Uh oh! Looks like Rex Ryan better send some flowers to the Leonhard household! Ryan might have been forced to take a verbal thrashing from Jim Leonhard’s wife Katie because of a promise he’d made to her earlier in the year.
Via Rod Boone of Newsday …
Rex Ryan told Jim Leonhard’s wife, Katie, earlier this season that she had nothing to worry about, assuring her that Leonhard’s...
I ask Rex Ryan about where the Jets are right now, which means 7-5, not in the playoffs yet, probably needing to get to 10 wins and maybe to 11. Ryan says, “Don’t worry, we’ll take our swing.”
The NFL is getting down to the nitty gritty. Tebowitis has infiltrated the nation. The NFC East is a big dewey pile. The Packers are still undefeated. Rex Ryan is still loud and fat. Enjoy the games
Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — It isn't often that words of wisdom can be gleaned from 'The Office,' but the long-running sitcom perhaps provides some good cautionary words for the New York Jets right about now.
On Wednesday afternoon, head coach Rex Ryan confirmed that consultant Tom Moore will join the Jets for the rest of the season and will not telecommute as the team'...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The Jets will be playing a home game this Sunday at MetLife Stadium against the Kansas City Chiefs and some old faces will be reuniting. Up and coming (sort of) Cheifs QB Tyler Palko and arguably the top CB in the NFL, Darrelle Revis who were former teammates at Pitt will be going against one another once again.What could be said about Revis this year other...
Rex Ryan commented earlier this week that he felt comfortable with safety Jim Leonhard returning punts after rookie wide receiver Jeremy Kerley muffed a punt upon his return from a sprained MCL. Despite Leonhard being the DPR (Designated Punt Returner), Kerley is hopeful he can return to the coaches’ good graces, particularly Weshoff’s.
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The Chiefs’ offensive numbers in recent weeks have resembled the sun: Stare directly at them at your own risk. Todd Haley’s team has sputtered since quarterback Tyler Palko took over for the injured Matt Cassel.
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Listen closely to the television broadcast today, and there's a good chance you will hear someone from Kansas City booed. The man's job will be called for by angry fans tired of watching their favorite NFL team struggle and it won't be Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli or coach Todd Haley or even quarterback Tyler Palko. Won't be anyone from...