Found December 11, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
TEAMS: New York Jets

The New York Jets kept their playoff chances alive when they pushed aside their struggles of the past month and defeated the Oakland Raiders 37-27 in a wild game full of turnovers, blocks, and touchdowns. While Geno Smith threw another interception, it was only one this week and he contributed two touchdowns — one by air, one by ground — in a solid overall performance. If they can keep pace with the Miami Dolphins in the next two weeks, they could have a shot to topple the Dolphins in a Week 17 match... Read more


Drunk Jets Fan Pisses Himself While Loudly Pleading For A Geno Smith ACL Tear

You’d think whoever was the successor to Mark Sanchez at quarterback for the Jets for have a little leeway to suck a bit while the team’s fans recover from the trauma of watching Nacho lead their team. Especially since the Jets are still technically in the playoff hunt. In some cases, that may be true, but not for this drunk, screaming, soiled bro in the Nick Mangold jersey....

I, Robot? No more for Jets' Geno Smith

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith says he was ''playing like a robot'' at times earlier this season, leading to some of his struggles. Smith says Wednesday that he was not improvising enough on the field, sticking to dropping back and passing. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said last week that he wanted to have Smith ''turn it loose'...

Jets still making bucks on Tebow and Revis jerseys

Forget that Darrelle Revis and Tim Tebow haven't played for the New York Jets since last season— make that barely played — the Jets Shop at the team's website still sells their Gang Green jerseys for them both —and at reduced prices!Pay no mind to the fact that neither of those guys —also Shaun Ellis and Bart Scott — is still on the Jets roster, their jerseys still...

Geno Smith Says He Played Like Robot During Losing Streak

Geno Smith is having his highs and his lows during this learning process of a rookie season for the Jets quarterback. Smith says he was “pretty much awful” during the New York Jets’ recent offensive slump, and gave a curious answer to why he stunk it up. “At times,” the rookie quarterback said Wednesday, “I was playing like a robot,” according to ESPN New York....

Jets' Cromartie feels better, hopes to play Sunday vs. Panthers

Antonio Cromartie has his sights set on playing Sunday. Now, it's up to the doctors. The New York Jets cornerback's concussion symptoms have dissipated, but he's still going through the NFL's protocol on head injuries. Cromartie was limited at practice Thursday while wearing a red no-contact jersey after sitting out Wednesday. ''I feel good, I feel fine...

Match-Up Thoughts On New York Jets vs. Carolina Panthers

A few match-up thoughts on the New York Jets week 15 match-up against the heavily favored Carolina Panthers, which is a do or die game for the team’s small playoff chances. 1. Knocking off a mediocre Oakland Raiders team at home hasn’t changed my opinion about Rex Ryan’s future with this team. A win over a 12 point favorite on the road, that would keep the team’s small...

TOJ Podcast, Week 15 – Jets/Raiders Review, Jets/Panthers Preview

Check out week 15 of the Turn On The Jets podcast featuring Dan Marcus and Dalbin Osorio breaking down Jets vs. Raiders and previewing Jets vs. Panthers

Richardson proving to be top tackle over Panthers’ Star

Sheldon Richardson has not forgotten. He remembers the pre-draft talk, the rankings and all of the talk. Richardson, the Jets rookie defensive tackle, remembers being ranked below Florida’s Sharif Floyd and Utah’s Star Lotulelei by ESPN’s draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. and he could not believe he was considered the No. 3 player at his position. In Richardson’s mind, he was the...

Santonio Holmes pulls a Ricky Bobby on Panthers' secondary

Remember how the character "Ricky Bobby" on the movie Talladega Nights felt that as long as he prefaced a given comment with "With all due respect," it was appropriate to say anything he wanted to anyone?Well, if you've never seen Talladega Nights, you need to. Regardless, New York Jets receiver Santonio Holmes pulled a Ricky Bobby Thursday. "Not to call...

Peter Tessier: Prepare for Rough Landing

The Jets are back in action tonight at the MTS Centre after 17 days away from the rink due to the Tim Horton’s Roar of the Rings curling event. Between stops at their main hub the Jets managed a 4-2 record over 6 games as they had their chance to Feast on the East. So now they are home, it’s bitter cold out in Winnipeg with wind-chill temps hovering around -40C/F and...

Geno Smith Says He’s Been ‘Playing Like a Robot,’ Trying Too Hard During Inconsistent Rookie Season

Geno Smith has not exactly been the godsend the New York Jets were hoping for this season. The second-round pick has struggled since taking over for Mark Sanchez under center, with his stats taking a particularly sharp nosedive in November. Smith snapped out of his slump with a solid showing against Oakland last weekend, though, and he attributed his inconsistency this season to...

New York Jets at Carolina Panthers: 2013 Week 15 NFL Pick

New York Jets (6-7) at Carolina Panthers (9-4) At first glance, the Panthers definitely seem like the right side. By all measures, the Panthers are a top-5 team and the Jets are probably a bottom-5 team. The Panthers’ +110 point differential is 4th in the NFL behind the Seahawks, Broncos, and Chiefs. The Jets’ -111 point differential is 3rd worst in the NFL ahead of Washington...

Jets' Holmes: Panthers secondary is 'weakest link'

New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes might have provided the Carolina Panthers with some bulletin board material. Holmes was answering a question Thursday about the Panthers' impressive defense, ranked No. 2 in the NFL, when he mentioned the defensive backs. ''Not to call these guys out,'' Holmes couched it, ''but their secondary is probably their...

New York Jets write letter of commendation to Temple Owls head coach

New York Jets general manager John Idzik wrote a letter of commendation to Matt Rhule, coach of the Temple Owls. Thanking him for three players.

Chris Ivory not your average power back

New York Jets running back Chris Ivory has given a major shot in the arm to Rex Ryan's ground and pound this season. Find out Ivory's secret formula for an explosive running attack.
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