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Has the mystery behind Barilko’s Cup-winning puck been solved in Zapruder-like fashion? You be the judge

Thursday, April 21, marks the 65th anniversary of Bill Barilko scoring the Stanley Cup winning goal for the Toronto Maple Leafs, which technically means we can commemorate that memory with a senior moment or two. Back in November, I wrote a feature in the print edition of The Hockey News telling the tale of the Hamilton, Ont., family who claimed it had possession of Barilko’s Cup...
Via The Hockey News
12 days ago

Jets Hosting DL Jack Crawford For A Visit

Brian Costello is reporting that the Jets are bringing free agent DL Jack Crawford for a visit. The Steelers recently met with Crawford, which was his first reported visit since free agency opened four weeks ago, but they elected to sign DE Ricardo Mathews to a contract instead. Crawford, 27, is a former fifth-round pick of the Raiders back in 2012. He spent just two years in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jets shopping Muhammad Wilkerson

The New York Jets know they don’t really have the money to go around in the coming years when it comes to paying defensive linemen. Because of this, the franchise is reportedly shopping defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, per Brian Costello of the New York Post. “Despite general manager Mike Maccagnan saying they are not “actively pursuing” a trade for Wilkerson, a source said...
Via Sportsnaut
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets Shopping Muhammad Wilkerson For Offers, Trade For Bucs QB Mike Glennon An Option?

Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that even though Jets GM Mike Maccagnan has said they are not “actively pursuing” a trade involving DE Muhammad Wilkerson, the team is, in fact, indeed shopping him around the league. According to Costello, if the Jets are able to find a deal for Wilkerson, it’s likely that it will be in the days leading up to this year’s draft...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

More Steve McLendon Contract Details With Jets Now Known

Former Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon recently signed a three-year contract with the New York Jets that can reportedly be worth up to $12 million and as of Wednesday, we now know a few more details related to that deal. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post,... The post More Steve McLendon Contract Details With Jets Now Known appeared first on Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns Sign LB Demario Davis To Two-Year, $8M Deal

Brian Costello reports that the Browns are expected to sign former Jets LB Demario Davis to a contract. Manish Mehta confirms that Davis is signing with the Browns and adds that he receives a two-year, $8 million deal. Yesterday, reports mentioned that Davis had traveled to Cleveland, so it appears as though they were to get a deal done fairly quickly. Davis, 27, is a former third...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Bears, Browns, Jets, Redskins & Seahawks

Bears According to Aaron Leming, the Bears appear have serious interest in: LB Danny Trevathan, DE Akiem Hicks, and S David Burton. Brad Biggs writes the Bears could be in the mix for free agent cornerbacks Patrick Robinson, Casey Hayward and CB Coty Sensabaugh. Browns Joel Corry thinks that LT Joe Thomas should force a trade from the Browns now that C Alex Mack and RT Mitchell...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Vernon Davis, Buccaneers, Eagles, Jets, & Patriots

Vernon Davis Free agent TE Vernon Davis tells Josina Anderson that he would like to play another “4-5 years” if possible. Buccaneers Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times expects the Buccaneers to tender a contract exclusive rights free agent DE Jacquies Smith. Auman adds that the only other exclusive rights decision the team has is DE Olatunji Fatinikun. Eagles Zach Berman...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jets work out RB Kendall Hunter, two others

The New York Jets are possibly looking to add reinforcements on both sides of the ball. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets worked out running back Kendal Hunter, tight end Rob Housler, and defensive lineman Tim Jamison on Tuesday.Hunter headlines the group, playing three years with the San Francisco 49ers from 2011 to 2013. He was a backup for much of that...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets K Nick Folk out at Least 4 Weeks

(Photo courtesy: New York Daily News)   As if the injuries to starters on the offense and defense were not enough, now the New York Jets are faced with the lengthy absence of their primary placekicker. According to a source from Brian Costello of the New York Post, Jets PK Nick Folk is expected to miss a minimum of 4 weeks after sustaining a quad injury...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Sign WR Kenbrell Thompkins to 53-Man Roster

(Photo Credit: www.nypost.com) Earlier this evening, the New York Jets announced that wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins was signed to the 53-man roster, and cornerback Jeremy Harris was signed to the practice squad, according to Brian Costello of the New York Post.As you already know, Gang Green has a huge Week 7 matchup with divisional foe, the New England Patriots.  Kenbrell Thompkins...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Anonymous NFL coach: Jets are better without Geno Smith

Ryan Fitzpatrick has led the New York Jets to an arguably surprising 2-0 record, and while his play may not be as flashy — but certainly more consistent than what the team gets from Geno Smith — it has led one anonymous NFL coach to suggest that the team is far better off without the presumed starting quarterback returning to that role. The New York Post‘s Brian Costello...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bart Scott: Geno Smith should’ve used ATM in players’ lounge

By David Kenyon Geno Smith’s broken jaw was avoidable, but it turns out the injury was really avoidable. Former teammate IK Enemkpali punched Smith during an altercation in the locker room over $600. While Enemkpali was undeniably wrong to harm Smith, the New York Jets quarterback shouldn’t have had an issue repaying the debt. According to Brian Costello of the New York...
Via Sportsnaut
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

RPT: Muhammad Wilkerson to report to camp

Muhammad Wilkerson will be in attendance for the start of New York Jets training camp. According to Brian Costello of the NY Post, and other subsequent media reports, the star defensive lineman will... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Beat| OTA's Begin |Tom Brady Hearing Set | Jimmy Garoppolo |Behind Enemy Lines |New York Post Jets Beat Writer Brian Costello | Running Back Position Breakdown | Powered by CLNSRadio.com

On this episode of Patriots Beat, Jeff and Bobby start talking Patriots OTA's. We take a look at the 2015 Season as the Patriots have now begun their preperation for the new season.
Via CLNS Radio
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Geno Smith will be the New York Jets starter

Whether you like it or not, Geno Smith will be the starting quarterback for the New York Jets next season. Gailey said there will not be a QB competition going into camp. Why not? "Because Geno's the starter." #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) May 20, 2015 AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating each NFL QB based on the investment quality of their jersey Top 10 in 2015: The best...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams Trade RB Zac Stacy To Jets For No. 224 Pick

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Rams have traded RB Zac Stacy to the Jets for pick No. 224 overall in the 2015 draft. Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the Jets are one of “several teams” that have reached out to the Rams about Stacy, who recently requested a trade after St. Louis took Georgia RB Todd ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-04/18/15: Berube fired; search for a new coach begins

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.   So long, Chief Craig Berube was fired on Friday. The reasons are numerous: [The Hockey Writers-Matt Brauckmann] [Pattison Ave.-Scott] [Philly.com- Mike Sielski] [Courier Post Online- Dave Isaac] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] So you're saying there's a chance? The Flyers have a small...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

This nugget about the New York Jets’ draft classes from 2008-2010 is depressing

This minor move probably didn’t cause much of a stir from New York Jets fans Wednesday morning. Source: Former Jets cornerback Kyle Wilson will be signing with the Saints #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) April 1, 2015 In fact, based on Twitter, most were happy Wilson’s gone. This, however, is alarming. With Kyle Wilson now officially gone, there are no players left on...
Via cover32
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Sign OL James Brewer To A One-Year Deal

Brian Costello reports that the Jets have agreed to a one-year deal with OL James Brewer. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported earlier in the day that free agent OT Corey Hilliard is visiting with the Jets, so they are clearly looking to bolster their offensive line depth before the draft. Brewer, 27, is a former fourth-round ... The post Jets Sign OL James Brewer...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: New York Giants could snatch former Jets defensive tackle in free agency

The New York Giants have not been terribly aggressive in free agency so far, but that doesn’t mean they won’t find what they need… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 NFL teams stack up one week into free agency NFL Draft Preview: The 10 best edge pass rushers on the board According to a report by Brian Costello of the dreadful New York Post, the Giants are hosting...
Via cover32
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Hosting DT Kenrick Ellis For A Visit

Brian Costello reports that the Giants are hosting Jets free agent DT Kenrick Ellis for a visit on Tuesday. Ellis, 27, is a former third round pick of the Jets back in 2011. He has played out his four-year, $2,622,500 contract with the Jets and is now among the best available defensive tackles in free agency. In ... The post Giants Hosting DT Kenrick Ellis For A Visit appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Reportedly Interested In CB Chris Culliver

Brian Costello reports that the Jets have expressed in free agent CB Chris Culliver. Dianna Marie Russini reported a few weeks ago that Culliver was likely to be one of the “most sought after” cornerbacks on the market this offseason. Russini anticipates him securing a “big time” contract after a number of teams have him graded highly. The Jets have ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Cardinals, Jets, Panthers, & Raiders

Cardinals Mike Jurecki reports that the Cardinals are looking at free agent guards and centers. According to Jurecki, Cardinals G Paul Fanaika will test the free agent market and could have a couple suitors. Jets Brian Costello of the New York Post offers some of his takeaways regarding the Jets after speaking to people at the Combine. The Jets are prioritizing the cornerbacks...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Former QB Coach Lashes Out Against Geno

It’s no secret the reason for the Jets struggles in 2014 was due in large part to the play of Geno Smith. Former Jets QB coach David Lee, who followed Rex Ryan to Buffalo, wasted little time blaming the embattled QB for the teams struggles. David Lee to Bills site on Geno: “We played good enough defense to win over there both years, but his play it’ll cost you and it cost...
Via Standing O Sports
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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