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Ellis, Smith Active For The Jets

Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis is active after sitting out practice Friday with an undisclosed knee ailment.


Shaun Ellis #92 of the New York Jets takes the field with his teammates to play against the Indianapolis Colts during their 2011 AFC wild card playoff game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 8, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Jets won 17-16. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ellis Sits Out, Steelers’ McFadden Returns

Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis sat out practice Friday with a knee ailment, but coach Rex Ryan said he’ll play in the AFC championship game against the Steelers.


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Jets’ Westhoff: Brad Smith ‘Absolutely’ Will Play Sunday

Special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff said Brad Smith “absolutely” will return kicks Sunday night — barring a setback — after missing the game against the Patriots with a strained groin.


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Jets’ Taylor Has Concussion, But Cleared To Play

Jason Taylor has sat out the team’s first practice in preparation for the AFC championship game at Pittsburgh, but has been cleared by doctors to play Sunday night.


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Coleman, Smith Questionable Vs Pats

Jets backup cornerback Drew Coleman and wide receiver Brad Smith are listed as questionable because of injuries before the playoff game at New England.


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Smith Named Special Teams Player Of Month

Jets kick returner Brad Smith led the NFL with a 27.5-yard kickoff return average and had one TD during December and January.


New York Jets coach Rex Ryan, right, and Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin meet after the Jets' 22-17 win in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Jets Blog: Rex Ends Hex

Another loss and maybe the legend of the “Same Old Jets” would have continued. But after back-to-back losses that sent them reeling, New York came up big in Sunday’s 22-17 win over the Steelers.


Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets picks himself up after an incomplete pass against the Miami Dolphins at New Meadowlands Stadium on December 12, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Ryan: Struggling Sanchez ‘Will Always Be’ Jets’ Starter

Rex Ryan is standing by Mark Sanchez, despite nearly pulling the struggling quarterback against Miami on Sunday.


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Jets Hope Their ‘Superman’ Appears On Monday Night

The Jets believe Brad Smith can do anything when he has the ball in his hands. And in his four-plus seasons with New York, the versatile wide receiver pretty much has.


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Green Lantern: Jets Won’t Visit ‘The Island’ In Dec.

It’s at about this time during any NFL season when many Jets fans get really nervous. It’s December, after all. Either the end is near or the true beginning is just around the corner. With this franchise you never know, but this year feels a lot different.

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Jets Blog: Holding Serve

The scene is now set for a first place showdown with the Patriots a week from Monday night up in Foxborough.


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Keidel: Sweet 16

In baseball parlance they’re called utility players. In football they are called Brad Smith, except that Smith would hit .300 every year instead of the .270 expected of Luis Sojo.


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Jets Big Plays Beat Bengals

Brad Smith, the Jets’ Mr. Everything, scored on an 89-yard kickoff return during which he lost his left shoe and also had a 53-yard touchdown run in New York’s 26-10 victory over Cincinnati.



Green Lantern: Even Now, Jets Capable Of The Absurd

If you didn’t bring a mask with you to the new Meadowlands Stadium on Sunday, by around the middle of the third quarter you probably wished you had. Because it was at about that point that the Jets showed they still know how to live in the past.

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Jets Face Tough Sunday Against Packers’ Williams

Packers cornerback Tramon Williams keeps making big impressions with his coaches, and his development bodes well for a franchise that’s been missing depth at the position.