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Santonio Holmes is entering his third season with the Jets, but apparently he is still somewhat unfamiliar with the way things work in New York. The media are not your friend. Writers and reporters may try to build close relationships with the players so they can get quotes for their stories and successfully do their jobs, but they are just as happy with a locker room that is in shambles as their are with a team who is one win away from the Super Bowl. Both make for great reading.
However, Holmes decided to lecture the media on Wednesday about being a part of the team.
“If you guys want to be, and this is for the New York media, if you guys want to be a part of our team and want to feel so important, be there to support us, not to try to break us down,” he said during a podcast interview with NFL.com’s Dave Dameshek. “Because (there’s) not one day that we all step in that locker room and we try to break each other down, that we talk bad about the way that person played because it af...
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On December 6 2010, the New York Jets were beaten to within an inch of their football lives by the Patriots on Monday Night Football 45-3.
The reason why the Jets needed to get even in the first place was credited to the sudden loss of safety Jim Leonhard who fractured his right tibia the Friday before the Monday night game.
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Jets receiver Santonio Holmes knows all about getting bad press. Mainly because he has a penchant for doing things that causes the media to write negative things about him.
For example, remember just last season when he supposedly quit on the Jets in the final two minutes of their season-ending game? Holmes apparently even got into a shouting match with teammate Wayne Hunter during...
Normally talkative New York Jets coach Rex Ryan is now ready to chat about his weight-loss surgery.
Once weighing 348 pounds, Ryan wanted to wait until he lost at least 100 of that. More than two years after having the Lap-Band procedure, Ryan is down to about 243 pounds.
Ryan said Thursday the device forces him to practice portion control. He still eats Mexican food, but where...
You'll be seeing a lot less of Rex Ryan this season. The Jets' coach hasn't been one to shy away from blabbering for the microphone, but he's down in the blubber department. Ryan, like his brother and Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, underwent lap-band surgery two years ago. He said Thursday he's ready to enter a new weight class, having dropped a total...
Rex Ryan— the larger than life and bigger than an offensive tackle NFL personality— taped a television talk show Thursday and showed off the new slimmer version of himself.
After dropping over 100 pounds and sporting a new hairstyle, the New York Jets head coach taped an interview with CBS-NY's "The Couch" (to be broadcast Friday) and looked like he stepped off...
According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, team insiders have told him that the Jets plan on replacing quarterback Mark Sanchez in the red zone with Tim Tebow in order to help their running game have more success.
I understand what the Jets are doing, but they’re opening themselves up for a mid-season quarterback controversy if and when Tebow looks better running the offense.
With less than a week to go before the New York Jets report to Cortland for the start of training camp, there have been countless topics and stories emerging on the Gang Green front, some good, some not so good. Regardless of what most sports books are predicting, we are carrying on as usual here at Turn On The Jets. For this week’s edition of New York Jets Fact Or False, we’ll...
We are kicking around new features on TVF, and this may be one of the ones that sticks, or not. Tim Tebow of the New York Jets is currently the 2nd greatest backup QB in the NFL, squarely sitting behind the first in Mark Sanchez. Ideas about how Tebow might be used have been volleyed [...]
The Jets will be an interesting team to keep an eye on this season. If their season gets off to a shaky start I see the wheels falling off.
It isn’t Tebow’s fault that he is a megastar for off the field reasons, but the Jets are going to try to carry out something that has proven not to work in the NFL.
Santonio Holmes shares his thoughts on the Two Quarterback system..
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