Don’t get me wrong. This is not meant to be negative toward Cortland. But being away is no longer in the best interests of the franchise or its fans.
“On and off the field, what he’s been able to do as a player and the way he’s respected and the way he’s gone about his business — for a young player in New York, he’s a good role model.”
Shots fired. Or not. Mark Sanchez insists he wasn’t taking a swipe at Jets fans when he noted how much “nicer” fans have been in Philadelphia.
Mario Manningham attended his first NFL training camp in 2008 as a third-round draft pick of the New York Giants, basically secured of his place on the team’s opening day roster.
He was part of a five-day surgical mission by the Islamic Medical Association of North America in early March to repair cleft lips in the African country.
In the midst of installing a new offense and eager to help Eli Manning bounce back from a brutal 2013 season, the Giants have a plan to turn their veteran quarterback into a version of Drew Brees.
Safety Calvin Pryor was diagnosed with a concussion Sunday, and tight end Jace Amaro was sidelined in the middle of practice at training camp after tweaking his right knee.
The way the Jets are talking, you may want to start saving up for playoff tickets now. But Lombardi trophies aren’t won on the back pages.
Despite coming off one of the best years of his 12-year NFL career, Giants kicker Josh Brown is facing stiff competition from free agent Brandon McManus.
While the Jets have said there is competition at every position this summer, Vick has called Smith “the starter” from the moment he signed.
He was in full pads and participated in individual drills after missing the first three days of practice while recovering from offseason arthroscopic knee surgery in late May.
The former Giant will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
The New York Jets’ safety, the team’s first-round draft pick in May, was being evaluated for a concussion after injuring his head early during special teams drills Saturday.
The 34-year-old Babin is expected to be a pass-rushing specialist. He was wearing No. 58 on Friday and listed as a linebacker, though he has also played defensive end.
“You don’t put much stock in them,” he said of the exhibition games. “But you need them to get ready. If you want to play at a high level consistently, you have to have that game shape, that football shape.”
Photos of Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show.
Fans around the Tri-State area have donned their jersey’s and applied their face paint for a night of hard hitting NFL action.
Great snaps from Super Bowl XLVIII.
Photos of fans gathering outside MetLife Stadium ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII.
The Super Bowl Kickoff Spectacular at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., on Jan. 27, 2014