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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown attempts to avoid the tackle of New York Jets cornerback Darrin Walls on October 13, 2013 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Jets Hoping Shaky Secondary Can Keep It Together Vs. Big Ben, Steelers

Just when the Jets didn’t think things could get worse, Ben Roethlisberger, coming off two straight games with six touchdown passes, is coming to town with top target Antonio Brown.

11/07/2014

Geno Smith greets New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady after a loss at Gillette Stadium on October 16, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Bad Teams Like Jets Don’t Have Moral Victories

If anything, Thursday night in New England showed how poor this team is — they couldn’t take a game that was practically given to them.

10/17/2014

Shane Vereen of the New England Patriots carries the ball during the second quarter against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on October 16, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ryan After Heartbreaker In New England: ‘We’ve Been Snakebitten’

The Jets suffered their sixth straight loss, the longest streak in Rex Ryan’s six seasons as coach, after taking a 19-17 lead with just under 9 minutes left in the third quarter.

10/17/2014

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)

Lack Of INTs Vexes Rex, Jets’ Defense

Dennis Thurman knows an interception is coming. He can feel it. It’s just a matter of when.

10/03/2014

The Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson, left, and Antonio Allen line up against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 28, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Defense Deserves As Much Blame As Geno For Jets’ Problems

Raise your hand if you think you can make any sense of this. I’m not sure if the Jets’ defense is good, misunderstood, falsely accused or just one big enigma.

10/01/2014

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

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