Chris Ivory is establishing a reputation for being one of the most physical players in the NFL. From dragging players to powering through tackle attempts, Ivory is one tough guy to bring down.
The New York Jets set a season high for points and snapped a three-game skid with a 37-27 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Antonio Cromartie has not practiced for the second straight day because of an ailing hip. His status remains uncertain for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins.
Rookie quarterback Geno Smith has struggled mightily lately, having completed 25 passes in his past three games. That’s 25 total — eight against New Orleans, eight at Buffalo and nine against Baltimore.
Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie did not practice because of an ailing hip. He could be a game-time decision Sunday against the Dolphins.
“We embrace the challenges, this team,” tight end Konrad Reuland said. “We truly believe we can beat any team we line up against.”
The Jets graduated Sunday. They beat a good Saints team, led by a good quarterback in Drew Brees, 26-20, through timely offense and fantastic defense.
New York’s running game and physical defense spearheaded a surprise win over New Orleans.
What makes sports so fascinating to watch? You can’t know for certain what will transpire.
The Jets and their fans waited almost three months to see if Chris Ivory was worth the investment. If he keeps this up he will prove to be the ultimate steal.
The New York Jets went back to their ground and pound ways to beat the archenemy Patriots.
The Jets won a game Sunday on a call an official may never favor them with again in 2013. So, ya wanna throw it back? Of course not.
With Mayo and Wilfork out the Jets should look to establish the running game early and often.
Cribbs, 30, spent his first eight NFL seasons in Cleveland, registering 10,015 career kickoff-return yards and eight touchdowns. He also added three punt-return TDs in that span.
He’s only been here for five games, but new offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg is already proving to be nothing like his predecessors. He’s creative. He’s aggressive. He loves to throw the ball. He believes in balance.