New York Jets backup running backs Joe McKnight and Bilal Powell did not participate in practice, and their availability for the team’s game on Sunday at New England is uncertain.
Why don’t we just get it over with and relegate the Jets to the Public Schools Athletic League?
Let’s face it: after Sunday’s 23-20 overtime victory over the Dolphins, the Jets deserve to be in first place about as much as I deserve to be the Pope.
Which Jets running back will have more yards against Miami in Week 3? Bilal Powell or Shonn Greene? Vote here!
Just a thought, but perhaps Rex’s starters should get a few plays against the Eagles’ backups on Thursday night in Philadelphia. Maybe then they’ll finally score a touchdown.
After two weeks of practices, meetings, fisticuffs and a reported team trip to the movies, the Jets finally get to lock horns with another team.
A crowd of 9,401 packed into SUNY Cortland Stadium. To nobody’s surprise, there were plenty of No. 15 Tebow jerseys in the crowd, but Sanchez was not devoid of his followers.
This is shaping up to be quite a weekend for Gang Green. The highlight of Friday’s practice was when Mark Sanchez threw a “game-winning” touchdown to Patrick Turner, after the defense dominated almost all of the workout.
Whatever way the season ends, the New York Jets are in need of an infusion of talent to ensure that they won’t repeat the same misteps next season.
Jets safety Brodney Pool (knee) and tight end Shawn Nelson (illness) were inactive for New York,
The calendar on the wall says it’s Mark Sanchez’s time to shine, but he’ll never become all that he can be if the Jets begin to forget they are a running football team first, second and, if need be, third.
Some people may subscribe to the following theory about pre-season football: “It’s three hours of my life that I’ll never get back!” In a lot of ways, that’s true — though there was a lot to take out of Jets vs. Texans.
LaDainian Tomlinson was a key player in the Jets’ run to the AFC Championship game last season. With a stable of young running backs in New York, the surefire Hall of Famer is ready to take a back seat.
The Jets concluded their 2011 draft with four selections on Saturday. So, all things considered, how did Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum do?
Running back Bilal Powell caught two touchdowns and ran for another and Louisville became bowl eligible for the first time in three years with a dominating 40-13 victory over Rutgers on Friday.