It’s been a week full of cheering and trash talk between Jets and Steelers fans, but on Sunday night the talking ends and the playing begins.
A week after the New York Jets carried his jersey to midfield, former defensive end Dennis Byrd has joined them as an honorary captain for the coin toss before the AFC championship game against the Steelers.
Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis is active after sitting out practice Friday with an undisclosed knee ailment.
As Jets fans across the Tri-State prep for Sunday night’s AFC Championship game, there’s one family on Long Island that’s already set for their beloved Gang Green.
As the Jets got ready for their Sunday showdown against the Steelers, fans showered their team with support Saturday morning before Gang Green headed to Pittsburgh.
Rock it out, Jets fans! Joe from Stanford sent Boomer & Carton this heavy Gang Green pump-up tune, set to Europe’s hair-metal classic, “The Final Countdown.”
This Sunday, Dennis Byrd will walk with the Jets players as their honorary captain for the coin toss before the AFC championship game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday night.
The Jets have shown a few leaks against the run in the playoffs, allowing more than 100 yards each game — after allowing a 91-yard average in the regular season. That’s giving fans on the banks of the Three Rivers reason to be optimistic.
The Jets’ run to the AFC championship game has earned them their own television marathon.
WFAN’s Craig Carton, emboldened by the Jets’ playoff run and Rex Ryan’s bravado, made a bold prediction of his own on Wednesday morning.
NFL Today analyst and former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher joined WFAN on Wednesday to break down Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. Cowher appeared to pick a winner – a move that even surprised his co-analyst, Boomer Esiason.
One is loud. One isn’t. One speaks his mind. One doesn’t. One has a Super Bowl title as a head coach. The other’s still in search of one. But don’t tell Pittsburgh’s Mike Tomlin that he’s not like New York’s Rex Ryan.
After New York’s wild on-field celebration in Foxborough — complete with Braylon Edwards’ backflip — Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch called the Jets “classless,” a description that irked the Jets’ cornerback.
Forget the snow. Since Sunday night, plenty of New York and New Jersey residents alike have been painting the town green
Soon after New York stunned the Patriots with a 28-21 upset Sunday, they were already wagging their tongues at the next team standing in the way of their Super Bowl goal, the Steelers.