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Browning Nagle (Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport)

5 Notable Quarterback Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong For Jets

Ever since Joe Namath’s last snap as a Jet, the team has had about as many starting quarterbacks as Defense Against the Dark Arts professors at Hogwarts.

10/28/2014

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos drops back to pass against the San Francisco 49ers during the first quarter of a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ex-Giants K Lawrence Tynes: Forget Records — Eli Is Still Better Than Peyton

“The facts are that you don’t get rings for breaking records,” Tynes tweeted. “You get them for winning championships. I could mention playoff records (too).”

10/20/2014

The scoreboard commemorates Broncos QB Peyton Manning's NFL-record 509th career passing touchdown in the second quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning Breaks Favre’s All-Time Touchdown Record

After setting the NFL record with his 509th touchdown toss, Manning’s teammates played keep-away with his milestone memento, and the quarterback played right along.

10/20/2014

Tim Tebow (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

10 Most Embarrassing Moments Of The Last Decade Of Jets Football

Not that it’s fun to poke fun at the Jets, but these days, it’s just so darn easy. What went down Sunday was yet another example of bad fortune that this team has experienced during its history.

09/16/2014

Vinny Testaverde in 2005  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

What Gives? Since Joe Namath, Jets Still In Search Of Franchise QB

Since the glory days of Broadway Joe, finding a franchise quarterback has been an elusive and often frustrating undertaking for a team that has rarely had a dominant player at the position.

07/21/2014

LeBron James doing a bad impersonation of Tony Romo. He still has control of the ball. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Top 10 Athletes We’ve Discussed To Death

We love our athletes, but we also love to criticize them. And in today’s world of social media and blogs, such criticism is universal and it always comes in bulk.

07/09/2014

Johnny Manziel (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Johnny Manziel Reminds Brett Favre Of Himself With A Better Arm

Brett Favre admittedly hasn’t seen much of the player known simply as Johnny Football. But the three quarters or so he watched was enough to draw comparisons to a certain NFL great — himself.

02/20/2014

Peyton Manning (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning Breaks NFL Record For Single-Season Passing Touchdowns

Denver quarterback Peyton Manning has broken Tom Brady’s NFL record for most touchdown passes in a season with 51.

12/22/2013

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre at the EA SPORTS Madden NFL 13 Pigskin Pro-Am on June 22, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images for EA Sports)

‘No Way In Hell': Brett Favre Turns Down QB-Starved Rams

Would you rather have Kellen Clemens, Brady Quinn or a retired 44-year-old quarterback? Apparently St. Louis would have preferred the latter.

10/24/2013

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Boomer & Carton: Go Green — Recycle Quarterbacks

First we hear that 43-year-old Jeff Garcia, who hasn’t taken a snap in the NFL since 2009, would like to make a comeback and play some quarterback. That’s not all from the land of retired signal-callers.

WFAN–10/24/2013

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre at the EA SPORTS Madden NFL 13 Pigskin Pro-Am on June 22, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images for EA Sports)

Brett Favre ‘Could Play’ In The NFL Today, Agent Says

Favre isn’t about to make another comeback. Be he could if he wanted to, Favre’s agent, Bus Cook, said during a speaking engagement this week in Alabama.

09/25/2013

Anthony Weiner (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Minor League Team Pokes Fun At Anthony Weiner, Asks Fans To Tweet Hot Dog Pics

A minor league baseball team in Virginia intends to poke fun at New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and other celebrities with a “Salute to Scandal Night.”

07/30/2013

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning speaks during the 'Building a Healthier Future Summit' on March 8, 2013. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton, Hoboken Councilman Plant Idea: A Tree For Eli Manning

It started with a playful debate. Enter Hoboken Councilman David Mello, who picked up the phone to pitch his own idea.

06/07/2013

Steve Weatherford and Craig Carton (Credit: Al Dukes)

Steve Weatherford: Mitch Ross Apologized To Me, And I Still Don’t Like Mike Westhoff

“All I needed him to say was that he apologizes and he won’t say my name again — I got that out of him,” Weatherford said. “I got that out of him, and I’m good. I’m not looking to stir the pot any more by suing him. That’s all I wanted.”

02/13/2013

Jacoby Jones #12 of the Baltimore Ravens returns a kickoff. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

NFL Players Vehemently Opposed To Roger Goodell Getting Rid Of Kickoffs

The eight teams left in the NFL playoffs can thank their special teams for a good part of their success. That’s one reason players are still upset that Commissioner Roger Goodell has floated the idea of abolishing kickoffs altogether.

01/10/2013

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