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Report: NFL Making Game Ball Rule Changes After Deflategate

If there was one guaranteed outcome from the Deflatefate scandal, it was rule changes to game-ball preparation on the day of games. There needs to be one system of rules for how the balls are prepared, stored and monitored before and during the games, and it appears the NFL is trying to make this a reality. According to Mike Pereira of FOX Sports, some of the rule changes include...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL tweaks wording in attempt to clarify 'Dez Bryant Rule'

The good news is the NFL is rewording one of its most confusing rules. The bad news, though, is the rule’s still kind of confusing. The rule about what constitutes a catch, which once was referred to as the “Calvin Johnson rule,” and now may be known as the “Dez Bryant rule,” has been tweaked by the NFL. Arguably the most notable instance of the rule came last season...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Central Division Offseason Roundup: Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets are another team that hasn’t done a whole lot of moving and shaking this summer. After analyzing the Minnesota Wild yesterday and the Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues earlier in the week, we head north to explore a team that many predicted would go deeper than they did last season. The Jets as-is are a big, physical team known for their no-nonsense play...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets discussing extensions for both Ladd and Byfuglien

There are two significant Winnipeg Jets that are entering the last year of their contracts, and the Jets would like to lock both of them up before they hit the open market.Those two are, of course, Andrew Ladd, the captain of the Jets, and big defenseman Dustin Byfuglien. Both should command a large price tag, and Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff will have to find the right price to fit...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets bring back Burmistrov, agree with Pardy, Halischuk

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) The Winnipeg Jets started free agency by locking up two of their own players and bringing back another. Winnipeg agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Alexander Burmistrov and one-year deals with defenseman Adam Pardy and forward Matt Halischuk on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Burmistrov has spent the past two seasons in the Kontinental Hockey...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets, Stafford agree to 2-year, $8.7M deal to keep him in Winnipeg

  Drew Stafford gave up long-term security to sign a new deal with the Winnipeg Jets. Stafford signed an $8.7 million, two-year contract on the eve of free agency to remain in Winnipeg, where he's had success since a trade from the Buffalo Sabres. ''I think the term works good for both sides,'' Stafford said on a conference call Tuesday. ''I'm all for the challenge of raising my...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC Notes: Bengals, Colts, Jaguars, & Jets

Bengals Coley Harvey of ESPN believes that if the Bengals can remain healthy, they have the potential to exceed their 2013 offense that ranked No. 10 overall. According to Harvey, coaches and trainers have taken it “easy” on second-year WR James Wright during offseason activities to avoid aggravating any injuries. Harvey expects the seventh-round rookie ...The post AFC Notes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Offseason Moves For The Winnipeg Jets

View image | gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets made the playoffs for the first time since returning to Winnipeg in 2011. It was a huge step in the right direction and the team is in a great position to add talent and get better. So here are the top 5 offseason moves Winnipeg should look into making. 5. Try to extend Dustin Byfuglien This is obviously not a pressing need since...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Assessing the post-Copp, post-Larkin Michigan Wolverines

With Dylan Larkin’s self-deletion from their roster this past week, the Michigan Wolverines have bid adieu to their top three point-getters from 2014-15. Senior Zach Hyman and junior Andrew Copp, who signed an early deal with the Winnipeg Jets in March, round out that drainage. Putting this another way, with Copp and Larkin, Michigan loses […] The post Assessing the post-Copp...
Via Along the Boards
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets’ top four potential free agent targets

The solution to Winnipeg’s short-term problems will likely not be found in the draft. In fact, it might not even be available at all this year. There are a few free agents that could act as a band-aid for the most glaring issues in Winnipeg, but the Jets will need to focus on re-signing a […] The post Winnipeg Jets’ top four potential free agent targets appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Crowded Crease: Why Now is the Time to Trade Ondrej Pavelec

It has been nearly a month since the Winnipeg Jets were swept out of the playoffs by Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf, and the Anaheim Ducks. Jets fans have begun to recover, though many lost interest in the rest of the playoffs, and have started to look ahead to next season. There are many interesting questions surrounding the Winnipeg team who only have 7 forwards under contract next...
Via Winnipeg Whiteout
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

He's a tough Ladd: Jets captain to undergo surgery in light of Messier nomination

Jets’ captain Andrew Ladd must have quite the pain threshold. While speaking on a media conference call about his recent nomination for the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award, Ladd revealed that the sports hernia he suffered during winter of the regular season will require surgery, which he will undergo Friday in St. Louis. Despite having to regularly miss team skates in order to...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday

WINNIPEG, CANADA – MARCH 24: Dana Tyrell #42 of the Tampa Bay Lightning falls on top of Ondrej Pavelec #31 of the Winnipeg Jets during first period action in a matchup between the Winnipeg Jets and the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 24, 2013 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)
Via Lightning Shout
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Two first-round picks means twice the possibilities for Jets in 2015 draft

The Jets have two first round picks in this year’s draft, a great chance to build a team that can continue enjoying trips to the playoffs. There’s no wrong answers this year. Ondrej Pavelec and Michael Hutchinson were great this year, but is there a prospect that could take over soon? Scoring wasn’t something that […] The post Two first-round picks means twice the possibilities...
Via Along the Boards
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Trending In The Right Direction

View image | gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets were swept by the Anaheim Ducks in this years Stanley Cup playoffs. It was a disappointing way to end the season but after the wounds heal, Jets fans should look back and see a lot of promise and potential from the team that made its first postseason since arriving in Winnipeg from Atlanta in 2011. There are a couple reasons why the...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Hellebuyck big in USA’s win over Finland at IIHF Worlds

Connor Hellebuyck came up big for U.S. Team. (Photo/Getty Images)Former UMass Lowell River Hawks standout goaltender and current member of the Winnipeg Jets organization Connor Hellebuyck came up big as the U.S. National Team defeated Finland in their first game of the 2015 IIHF World Championships. Hellebuyck made his international competition debut on Friday for Team USA. He suited...
Via Mill City Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Custom Jersey Ain’t Bringing The Heat

Queue Eddie Guerrero’s Latino Heat theme song because I want to frogsplash this Filipino Heat Winnipeg Jets custom jersey.   Kudos to the Winnipeg Jets for playing in a playoff game in Winnipeg for the first time since 1996. They’ve got some passionate fans (shout out to my boy Michal Soszynski) but this jersey ain’t getting them any street cred. Next time leave this...
Via Bacon Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets’ flaws pile up in first round playoff exit

It was clear from the start that the Winnipeg Jets were late to the party. With little playoff experience on the roster, the Jets found themselves in the lead late in the game, but unable find a way to close out the Anaheim Ducks. Mistakes that weren’t made all that often in the regular season were […] The post Winnipeg Jets’ flaws pile up in first round playoff exit appeared...
Via Along the Boards
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Hellebuyck named to U.S. National Team for World Championship

Connor Hellebuyck joins team U.S.A. at World Championship. (Photo/Getty Images)The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with USA Hockey announced on Friday that goaltender Connor Hellebuyck has been named to the U.S. Men’s National Team roster for the 2015 IIHF World Championship. Hellebuyck will join team U.S.A. at the world championship for the second consecutive year after finishing...
Via Mill City Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien knocks Tomas Fleischmann into Jets bench (Video)

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien knocked Anaheim Ducks forward Tomáš Fleischmann into the Jets bench with a huge hit during Wednesday night's Game 4 of their first round playoff series.It happened during with about 1:09 remaining in the second period as Byfuglien caught Fleischmann with a clean hit, sending him head over heels into the bench. The Ducks got the last laugh...
Via Holdout Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Emerson Etem scores sick goal against Jets (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Emerson Etem scored the goal of the playoffs Wednesday when he went the length of the ice and dodged half of the Winnipeg Jets to tie the game at one in the first period. It was the first goal of the postseason for the Long Beach native, who only...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets vs. Anaheim Ducks Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Winnipeg Jets vs. Anaheim Ducks.
Via Gamedayr
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ideally, Las Vegas hockey would take after Winnipeg

Talks of NHL expansion have been swirling around the league for quite some time, but no storyline on the matter is more intriguing than the possibility of Las Vegas serving as home for one of the league's new teams. If the NHL were to expand to Las Vegas, it would be the first major American sports franchise to call Sin City home, but why does Las Vegas want an NHL team? Rather,...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Byfuglien goes Marshawn Lynch on media

The Winnipeg Jets now are down three games to none to the Anaheim Ducks in the teams’ first-round series after Monday night’s 5-4 overtime loss in front of the team’s rabid fans at MTS Centre. With the Jets searching for answers and facing a nearly insurmountable climb back into the series, experts are squarely pointing...Read More The post Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien does his...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Winnipeg's Byfuglien channels Marshawn Lynch

Dustin Byfuglien made Marshawn Lynch proud Tuesday. The Winnipeg Jets were once again the victims of a fast and furious rally out of the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night, eventually falling in overtime 5-4. The win that put the Ducks up 3-0 in the first-round series and pushes the Jets to the brink of elimination didn’t exactly put Byfuglien in the most talkative of moods the following...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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