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A 4-3 record, that no one besides a hopeful NYJ fan could imagine, stares at the so-called experts that selected the Jets as the worst team in the NFL, entering the 2013 season. Yet, while the Jets have done a lot to keep spirits high in the tri-state area and beyond, the team's inconsistency looms large, like their next competitor.
At the start of the season, the Jets had (and probably still do) the 7th youngest roster in the league. It can do wonders for speed, and playing with energy, but it can also highlight inexperience-driven flaws.
Glass half full on defense
On defense, Gang Green remains one of the ferocious units in the country. The Jets have allowed an average of just 302.6 yards a game (4th/NFL), while holding opponents to a 3rd-down conversion rate of 34% (4th/NFL). Last week's game against Tom Brady and the Patriots sure helped the caused, as the Jets held them to just 1 3rd-down conversion in 12 opportunities.
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The New York Jets defeated the New England Patriots last week 30-27 in overtime, but the 56-yard field goal Nick Folk missed in overtime is still bringing about controversy.
Bill Belichick wasn’t happy with the penalty that cost his team the game on Sunday.
Nick Folk set up for the 56-yard field goal and missed but the Patriots were flagged when Chris Jones pushed Will Svitek in...
Jeremy Kerley has a knack for coming through in clutch situations for the New York Jets.
The wide receiver, in his third season, had six catches for first downs on third-down plays in the Jets' 30-27 overtime victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday. It was the most third-down conversion catches by a Jets receiver since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
Kerley is tied for second...
I grade each play on a 1 to 5 scale. Loss of yardage is rated a 0, no gain is rated a 1, a gain of 1-3 yards is rated a 2, gains of 4-6 are rated a 3, gains of 7-9 yards or are rated a 4, and gains of 10+ yards are rated a 5. TDs increase your overall grade by 10 points, and fumbles decrease your score by -5. I do it like this to factor in receptions, reward positive...
This was your classic “gut check” game that should have never been as close as it was and is single-handedly responsible for my heart palpitations and lost voice today. Geno was by no means spectacular but was good enough to win and he did get a considerable amount of help from his Wide Receivers (for the most part). I’m also not exactly sure what Rex said to his defense at...
A photo of Rex Ryan — wearing a T-shirt that reads "I'd hit that" — has turned up showing the New York Jets head coach standing next to Kurt Paschke, the man accused of slugging New England Patriots fan Jaclyn Nugent at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.
Ryan wore the gray tee when he visited the customized green-and-white van that Paschke uses to get to MetLife Stadium...
Each year there is one NFL team that punches above its statistical weight class and wins more games than it should. This year that team belongs to fit-and-trim Rex Ryan's New York Jets, fresh off their over-time knockout of the New England Patriots.
According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets don’t expect wide receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) to be back for this week’s game.
Jets don't expect Santonio Holmes to be back this week, per source. #nyj
— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) October 23, 2013
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Rex Ryan has fired back at Bill Belichick's claim that the New York Jets also used similar push techniques on field goals against the New England Patriots.
During a conference call Tuesday with Boston reporters, Belichick was asked if he was bothered by a report that said the Jets alerted officials to the Patriots pushing on field goals. New England was called for the penalty...
Rex Ryan doesn’t like taking shots from Bill Belichick so he decided to fire back.
After Belichick claimed that the Jets ran the same push play that got them flagged at the end of the 30-27 overtime Jets win on Sunday Ryan denied it.
“That’s not true” Ryan said. “That’s not true.”
Belichick was presumably referring to a field goal block attempt during the same game...
By now most have likely heard and/or seen the video that shows a New York Jets fan punching a female New England Patriots fan in the face on Sunday. Assault charges are expected to be announced against Kurt Paschke on Tuesday for his alleged slugging of Patriots fan Jaclyn Nugent at MetLife Stadium. As the […]The post Rex Ryan, in ‘I’d Hit That’ shirt, posed for pic with...
Jeremy Kerley has emerged as Geno Smith's most reliable target, and in doing that, he's emerged as one of the best third-down receivers in the NFL. Kerley, who leads the New York Jets in receptions with 24, receiving yards with 319 and receiving first downs with 19, is coming off one of the most impactful games of his career. The third-year slot receiver hauled in eight receptions...
Rex Ryan considers Cincinnati Bengals receiver A.J. Green the best wideout in the AFC. So when the New York Jets coach was asked Wednesday if the Jets will put their best cover cornerback, Antonio Cromartie, on Green when the teams meet Sunday, Ryan stated the obvious." Well, we’re not going to put Snacks on him," Ryan quipped.'Snacks,' also known as Damon Harrison...
In an attempt to slow the leaks of an injury-riddled defensive front, the New England Patriots signed veteran defensive end Andre Carter. The team officially announced the transaction Wednesday, and Patriots coach Bill Belichick isn't letting the cart get ahead of the horse regarding Carter's potential impact. “We have a lot of respect for Andre," Belichick told reporters...
The Jets win over the Patriots in Week 7 helped many Jets players, coaches and fans get the monkey off their back from last year’s epic failure. However the win has a few notable asterisks that fans should take a better look at for a better idea of what kinds of teams this Jets squad can beat.While the Patriots still have Tom Brady, he was working with many receivers who were either...