New York Jets

Mandel’s Musings – Rex Ryan is Smiling for a Reason While Coughlin Knows 2014 Could Be His Last Stand

Published on: 24th July, 2014

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The Giants will wish they had these guys back  | read this item

New York — Here we are, in the midst of a July heat wave in the New York metropolitan area. Near 90s, high humidity, sweaty subways and buses. What’s the thing most young, strong, athletic guys think about when the conditions get this oppressive? Right! The start of football training camps, of course. And here […]

Mandel’s Musings: NFL Coaching Carousel in Full Swing Now

Published on: 30th December, 2013

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Ryan has that look in his eye as if he knows something  | read this item

In football, no one ever said you have to love your coach. But, in Rex Ryan, the Jets seem to have one of those hybrid personalities who can lay down the law while making his players see how much he cares about them and about winning.

Ryan Challenges Jets Players To Lose Weight (Like He Did)

Published on: 11th May, 2010

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Ryan Challenges Jets Players To Lose Weight (Like He Did)

11/15/09 NY Jets Vs Jacksonville Jaguars: Jets head coach Rex Ryan walks off the field after the final play of the game. Jets loose 24-22.  | read this item

New York — Rex Ryan is challenging two of his Jets players to slim down before training camp. Ryan, who underwent lap-band surgery two months ago, began a contest with defensive tackle Kris Jenkins and offensive tackle Damien Woody to see who can lose the most weight by July 30 — the day before the […]

Jets Fall To Manning’s Brilliance

Published on: 24th January, 2010

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Jets Fall To Manning's Brilliance

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans in the first quarter of NFL football action in Indianapolis, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)  | read this item

INDIANAPOLIS — The Jets began the day 60 minutes away from their first Super Bowl in 41 years. Then they found themselves a mere 30 tantalizing minutes away, leading the Colts 17-13 at halftime of today’s AFC Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium and feeling this was their destiny. “Thirty minutes . . . so […]

Mandel’s Musings – Why Jets Will Beat Colts

Published on: 21st January, 2010

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Mandel's Musings - Why Jets Will Beat Colts  | read this item

A few thoughts on this little diversion we call playoff football. The Jets can absolutely get blown out of this Sunday’s American Football Conference championship game. It wouldn’t surprise anyone if Peyton Manning exposed the Jets’ defensive backs with his pinpoint passing to his great receivers, Reggie Wayne and Dallas Clark. His quick release could very likely neutralize […]

Braylon Edwards Traded to New York Jets

Published on: 7th October, 2009

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Braylon Edwards Traded to New York Jets   | read this item

New York — The New York Jets reached an agreement with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday to acquire troubled but talented wide receiver Braylon Edwards. The Jets sent wide receiver Chansi Stuckey, linebacker Jason Trusnik and undisclosed draft choices to the Browns for the deep threat they had been lacking. Edwards will combine with Jerricho […]

Jets Back Up Talk, Beat Patriots

Published on: 20th September, 2009

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Jets Back Up Talk, Beat Patriots  | read this item

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Rex Ryan sent a message to the fans. His New York Jets delivered one of their own.   On the Mark Late After having limited opportunities in the first half, Jets rookie QB Mark Sanchez connected on nearly 65 percent of his second-half attempts, including the go-ahead, nine-yard TD to Dustin […]

Jets’ Coach Ryan Answers Questions From the Press Before Big Game

Published on: 20th September, 2009

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Jets' Coach Ryan Answers Questions From the Press Before Big Game  | read this item

New York Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan, 9.18 Opening Statement… Let’s knock out these injuries. It’s exactly as it was yesterday with the exception of Erik Ainge. He is fine now. I guess he was listed as out (did not practice) before because he missed practice, he was ill. But he is back to being […]

Mandel’s Musings – Thoughts About Jeter, Sanchez, and Manning

Published on: 14th September, 2009

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Mandel's Musings - Thoughts About Jeter, Sanchez, and Manning  | read this item

Derek Jeter is the MVP of the American League, hands-down. Joe Mauer? Uh uh. Batting .360 is an amazing feat for anyone, let alone a catcher like Mauer. It’s a great achievement but let’s keep things in perspective. Mauer is doing it when his teams’ games have no meaning and no pressure attached to them. […]