EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets inducted former wide receiver Wayne Chrebet and late owner Leon Hess into the team's Ring of Honor at halftime against the Miami Dolphins.
Chrebet played his entire NFL career with the Jets from 1995-2005 after being undrafted out of Hofstra University. He ranks second in Jets history with 580 receptions, and third with 7,365 yards receiving...
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December 01, 2014
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Wayne Chrebet's body - his brain, in particular - reminds him of the sacrifices he made to play the game he still loves.
There are occasional headaches, memory lapses and slips in concentration. They're the lasting effects of six or seven concussions. Maybe many more that he never reported.
''Good days, bad days,'' the former New York Jets wide receiver said...
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November 27, 2014
American Football League All-Time team consists of 13 players who would reach the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH. They are: QB Len Dawson (Chiefs), QB Joe Namath (Jets), C Jim Otto (Raiders), Lance Alworth, WR (Chargers), Don Maynard, WR (Jets), Ron Mix, OT (Chargers), OG Billy Shaw (Bills), K George Blanda (Raiders), CB Willie Brown (Raiders), LB Bobby Bell (Chiefs), LB...
The Jets shocked the world in 1968, Head Coach Weeb Ewbank’s sixth campaign with the organization, when following an 11-3 regular season, they overcame 17-point odds to defeat the NFL’s Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III. Perhaps the greatest upset in sports’ history, the Jets’ win over the Colts helped validate the scheduled 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
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In 1967, the Jets achieved an 8-5-1 record, the first winning mark in the franchise’s eight-year history. However, while the team was gaining traction on the field and at the gate, the ownership situation was in chaos.
The Jets had been owned by a five-man group consisting of Sonny Werblin, Donald Lillis...