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Calvin Johnson (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Jets’ Tall Task On Sunday: Stopping The Unstoppable Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson is looming for the New York Jets’ still-shaky secondary. The Detroit Lions’ wide receiver is a tall task, in more ways than one, and Rex Ryan knows it.

09/26/2014

Jets head coach Rex Ryan looks on against the Chicago Bears on September 22, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Patience? Sorry Jets, But I’m All Tapped Out

I don’t want to read more about how this was meant to be a rebuilding year, a developmental season for Geno Smith, yada, yada, yada. Been there. Too many times to count.

09/23/2014

Geno Smith is hit against the Chicago Bears at MetLife Stadium on September 22, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ryan Backs Geno Smith After Ugly Loss To Bears

The Jets were upset with their weak work in scoring range — and with what they claimed was a lack of execution by the officials on a critical second-quarter play Monday night.

09/23/2014

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in action against the Jets on Oct. 31, 2010 at MetLife Stadium. The Packers won 9-0. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jets Don’t Sweat Rodgers, But Know Only A Superb Effort Beats Packers

The Jets respect Aaron Rodgers, but they’re not about to go cower in a corner. Stopping the Green Bay Packers’ all-world quarterback will be the focal point of Gang Green’s approach Sunday when they travel to Lambeau Field looking to go 2-0.

09/11/2014

David Harris and Antonio Allen tackle Mychal Rivera of the Oakland Raiders after a reception in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on September 7, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Allen Rewards Ryan’s Faith, Shines In Jets’ Opener

There was one player whose development Sunday took me by surprise and deserves some extra attention. And no, it’s not quarterback Geno Smith.

09/08/2014

Jets corner Dee Milliner, right, breaks up a pass to Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem during New York’s 26-20 win at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 3, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Rex: Milliner A No-Go; Jets To Start Allen, Walls At Corner Against Raiders

Who knows what’s going to happen? The Jets will be without their best cornerback when they take on the visiting Oakland Raiders in the season opener on Sunday.

09/05/2014

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Jets’ Revamped Secondary Debuts On Sunday Against Raiders

One of the biggest stories heading into Sunday’s game is the starting lineup in the New York Jets defensive backfield, as it has been modified due to injuries and roster decisions.

09/05/2014

Head coach Rex Ryan greets Dee Milliner during the Jets’ game against the Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 1, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets’ Rex: Dee Milliner’s Status ‘A Concern’ As Opener Nears

If it were up to Milliner, he would be manning his usual spot in the Jets’ secondary in the season opener. His left ankle, though, might keep him on the sideline.

09/04/2014

The Jets’ Antonio Allen recovers a fumble on a kickoff return against the Patriots on Oct. 21, 2012 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Allen Cleared To Play And Says He Will Start For Jets On Sunday

The great experiment of using a converted safety as a starting cornerback looks like it will continue for at least the first week of the regular season.

09/02/2014

Jets general manager John Idzik (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Idzik: We Know What We Are Doing With Our Surplus Salary Cap Space

John Idzik has heard the anger about the offseason’s allocation of funds. He just wants everyone to take a deep breath. He says he’s got this.

08/20/2014

Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets greets Dee Milliner #27. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Patterson: Jets’ Much-Maligned Corners Have Opportunity To Silence Critics

New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson says the team’s often-criticized defensive backs have a chance to “shut people up” this season.

08/19/2014

The Jets’ Geno Smith walks off of the field in the fourth quarter after throwing an interception and having it returned for a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Oct. 27, 2013. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Geno Hoping For Better Showing Than Last Time Jets Went To Cincinnati

Geno Smith and Andy Dalton had horrid performances in their last games at Paul Brown Stadium. And neither has forgotten.

08/15/2014

Jets safety Antonio Allen, right, sacks quarterback Bills quarterback EJ Manuel during New York’s 27-20 win at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 22, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Out Of The Frying Pan And Into The Fire: Jets’ Allen May Draw Bengals’ Green

What a whirlwind of a week for Antonio Allen. And, it was still only Tuesday.

08/12/2014

The Jets’ Antonio Allen recovers a fumble on a kickoff return against the Patriots on Oct. 21, 2012 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rex: Jets’ Defense Will Be ‘Outstanding’ Regardless Of Secondary Woes

While many of the fans continue to freak out over the Jets’ well-documented problems at cornerback, head coach Rex Ryan tried something different at practice on Monday.

08/11/2014

Ed Reed (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Jets Safety Ed Reed Ignores Critics Who Suggest His Career Is Over

The New York Jets safety is no longer the hard-hitting, ball-hawking youngster who could single-handedly change a game. But, Reed insists, he’s still pretty darn good.

12/06/2013

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