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Earlier today, New York Jets Woody Johnson was interviewed by CNBC and made it clear that Mark Sanchez is his starting quarterback and that nothing will change. He also said that Tim Tebow isn’t going anywhere because he’ll be with the Jets until at least 2014.Jets head coach Rex Ryan addressed Johnson’s comments and told the media today that there’s no guarantee that Tebow will be on their roster for the length of his contract.“When we traded for Tim, we understood his contract situation,” Ryan said on Thursday, per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “We brought him in because we think Tim’s a good football player. With that being said – and this goes for any player – we think the guys will be with us throughout the length of the contract, but if, you know… there’s no guarantee there that if there’s , you know, whatever, an opportunity to help your football team…. If we see fit…. whatever’s in the best interest of our team… I guess no player is totally guaranteed that they’ll be there. But clearly he’s a guy that we thought a lot of and that’s why we traded for him. And still think a lot of.”Ryan won’t even commit to Sanchez being the starter for the remainder of the season.“A lot of things can happen,” Ryan said. “And I’m not going to deal with what ifs because … I’m telling you right now (that) he’s our starting quarterback this week, barring injury. And things happen. I feel really confident in Mark. .. I’ve never wavered on him.”“He’s our starter. What do you want me to say?” Ryan later said. “He’s our starter. He’s our starter this week. He’s our starter.”With both Johnson and Ryan not being on the same page, this is just another example of a dysfunctional NFL franchise.
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Tim Tebow is the Jets only chance at winning. I've been calling for Tebow to start for New York since they traded for him. In other articles I've noted the lack of talent on offense and less than dominate defense as reasons to start Tebow. This was all before Holmes and Revis went down. The bottom line is that teams that lack offensive talent run option offenses. You...
Having been a long-time confidant of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, Woody Johnson, some say, is more political than football-oriented.
Whether or not that assertion is correct, the Jets owner sure sounded the part while discussing Tim Tebow.
On Wednesday morning, Johnson appeared in an interview on CNBC and was asked if Tebow will remain with the Jets beyond 2012...
The NFL will review New York Jets guard Matt Slauson's hit on Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing during Monday night's game.Cushing will miss the rest of the season with a torn left ACL. Slauson appeared to cut Cushing with a low block from behind during the Texans' 23-17 victory over the Jets. The NFL's vice president of football operations Merton Hanks...
At this point the Jets have no answers on offense at all. Tebow or Sanchez? Where’s first round pick from a few years ago in Shonne Greene. Santonio Holmes was their best offensive weapon and he’s done for the season. I think Antonio Cromartie was right when he said he was the second best receiver on the team. He beat Johnathan Joseph badly on a stop and go route on Monday...
Jets owner Woody Johnson says backup quarterback Tim Tebow will ''be with us for three years,'' and also backs struggling starter Mark Sanchez.
Johnson tells CNBC on Wednesday that despite some speculation that the Jets could try to trade Tebow after this season, his first in New York, the team will ''absolutely'' keep him for the duration of his...
Terrell Owens is going to force his way onto the New York Jets whether they like it or not. Now whether they reciprocate the love is a different story. Sunday Terrell Owens took twitter to let the struggling New York Jets know he was available and had a soft spot for them. Pro Football Talk [...]
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Woody Johnson: no hair don’t care?I’d rather see Mitt Romney win this election than the Jets having a winning season. This is what Jets owner Woody Johnson implied when asked if he would you rather have a winning Jets season or a victorious presidential election for Mitt Romney?Organizations and teams that win championships, for the most part, have one thing in common. They have...
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After Terrell Owens took to Twitter to plead with the Jets to take a flier on him, Jets head coach Rex Ryan didn't say the team would do so but didn't rule it out, either.
Gang Green has been snake-bitten on the injury front, and now they add their center Nick Mangold to a list of hobbled Jets.
The New York Jets are the definition of dysfunction, and the circus is only getting better as time moves forward.
In an interview on CNBC, Woody Johnson made a plethora of comical remarks that should raise our eyebrows, but more specifically, he said of the possibility of hanging on to Tim Tebow, "He's going to be with us for three years."
Meanwhile, Manish Mehta...
Mark Gastineau turned in plenty of big games during his NFL career, but his performance on Monday trumps them all.
Gastineau, who was inducted into the Jets' Ring of Honor at halftime on Monday night, delivered a riveting speech to the hometown crowd. And by riveting, I mean sloppy, wacky and hilarious.
In what can only be described as a drunken diatribe, Gastineau...
The Jets have already lost their best defensive player and
their best receiving option for the season. Their starting quarterback has been
unbelievably ineffective, and their backup option, while popular, might be even
They surprisingly have one of the worst run defenses in the
NFL, and their 2-3 record is actually better than they deserve. How much
worse can things...
Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips says the block by New York Jets guard Matt Slauson that ended the season of Houston linebacker Brian Cushing was ''unnecessary.''
Cushing tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in the Texans' 23-17 win Monday night on a low, rolling hit by Slauson. Cushing was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.
Slauson was not penalized...
LOTD Recap We continued our perfect start for CLNS Radio last night, as we hit MNF with the New York Jets (+9.5). We definitely had to sweat this one out a little bit, but knew that the Jets would be competitive in this game. They even had chances to win this game outright, but we’ll take [...]