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Jets Owner Likes The Idea of Playoff Expansion

File this under the “no one is surprised” folder. Jets Owner Woody Johnson was asked about the idea of expanding the playoffs and his feelings won’t surprise you. He likes the idea: “There are good arguments on both sides, and I haven’t gone into it in maybe the depth that we will,” Johnson said this week at Jets minicamp, per The Star Ledger. “We’re going to study...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets owner likes the idea of more playoff games

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson says he would be in favor of an expansion of the league’s playoffs (Credit: AP Photo) Over the last twelve months, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been pushing for the NFL to expand their playoffs by two more teams. In October, Goodell said if the playoffs are going to expand, it will most likely start during the 2015 NFL Season. With owners...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets owner Woody Johnson: 'I kind of like the idea of more playoff games'

The Jets haven’t made the playoffs since reaching their second straight AFC Championship Game in 2010. This season, coming off an 8-8 year in which they won their final two games, they could definitely make a push for the playoffs, provided their offense improves. They are clearly one of the teams that could benefit from the NFL expanding its playoffs in 2014. That won’t happen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Woody wants DeSean; New York Jets get four compensatory picks

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson said yesterday he is interested in the team acquiring Philadelphia Eagles star wide receiver DeSean Jackson. In Orlando, Fla. for the NFL Annual Meeting, Johnson told reporters the Jets are “looking at a number of players, including DeSean,” adding that it would happen “at a price we can afford or we feel is appropriate.” Jackson’s current...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: New York Jets’ Woody Johnson named a top half owner in the NFL

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. Very rarely does having someone incompetent in the ultimate position of power not lead to disastrous results throughout the organization. And conversely, having the right person in charge tends to ultimately lead to success. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ahmad Rashad, wife divorcing because he hangs out with Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan too much?

Former NFL star and current sportscaster Ahmad Rashad and his wife Sale Johnson are reportedly headed for a divorce. Johnson, the ex-wife of New York Jets owner and Johnson & Johnson heir Woody Johnson, has been married to Rashad since 2005. According to Gossip Extra, the couple is quietly trying to negotiate a divorce settlement before filing later this year. Rashad and Johnson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2013  |  7 Comments

Report: Rex Ryan open to dismissal

Jets head coach Rex Ryan reportedly would prefer to be fired by the team if owner Woody Johnson doesn't address player personnel and coaching staff issues.

Via 60 Max Power O
December 28, 2012  |  2 Comments

Jets owner was asked about Tebow's virginity

Via Guyism
October 10, 2012  |  17 Comments

Owner prefers Mitt win over team wins

Citing 'country first', New York Jets owner Woody Johnson says a Mitt Romney win in November takes precedence over a successful 2012 for the Jets. 

Via Bob's Blitz
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets owner talks Tebowmania

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson put his opinion of the Jets backup quarterback quite succinctly when he stated, "I think you can never have too much Tebow."

August 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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