2008 NFL Draft

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For Ex-Jets Bust Vernon Gholston, Second Chance Ends With Bears

Maybe former Jets defensive end Vernon Gholston will say he didn’t get a fair shake in Chicago, too.


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Rex Ryan: I Gave Ex-Jets Bust Vernon Gholston A Fair Shot

Rex Ryan called former Jets bust Vernon Gholston a “phony” in his recent book. After Monday night’s preseason Giants-Bears game, it was Gholston’s turn to bite back.


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Jets’ Ainge Recounts Drug Addiction, Bipolar Disorder

Erik Ainge has been on a tumultuous journey — marked by years of drug and alcohol abuse — from the University of Tennessee all the way to the NFL as the Jets’ 2008 fifth-round draft pick. But now, he’s here: A recovering drug addict with bipolar disorder.